forensic science

SYSK Selects: How Handwriting Analysis Works

In this week's SYSK Select episode, one of the fields of forensic investigation, handwriting analysis is based on the principle of uniqueness - that each person writes in their own peculiar way. Learn about this interesting area of crime fighting and how it's worked to advance itself as a real science.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Articles on hobos, the death of HitchBOT, true crime, tech industry privilege and much more stuff.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Incredible articles on The Price Is Right, forensic science as junk science and lots, lots more.

How Police Sketches Work

Creating composite drawings of suspected criminals from eyewitness accounts has been around since a Frenchman introduced it in the 19th century. Despite the introduction of new techniques and software it hasn't changed all that much.