Chemists use mass spectrometry tools to determine age of fingerprints

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 15:41 in Mathematics & Economics

Chemists at Iowa State may have solved a puzzle of forensic science: How do you determine the age of a fingerprint? The chemists used mass spectrometry tools to analyze fingerprints and found clues in the fatty oils within the prints. And that could help tie a suspect to a crime scene.

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