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Newswise: It’s a crime, but for meth cooks it’s also a job

It’s a crime, but for meth cooks it’s also a job

Iowa State University

The motivation to start cooking meth is often driven by addiction, but a new study takes a closer look at the reasons cooks engage in this criminal behavior and come to see it as a job. Researchers say the work offers insight that can help with the development of prevention and rehabilitation efforts.

Channels: Addiction, Crime and Forensic Science, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Substance Abuse, All Journal News,

Released:
20-Feb-2020 8:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Chemists use mass spectrometry tools to determine age of fingerprints

Chemists use mass spectrometry tools to determine age of fingerprints

Iowa State University

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.

Channels: All Journal News, Chemistry, Crime and Forensic Science, Technology,

Released:
19-Feb-2020 2:55 PM EST
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Newswise: U researchers find public safety risks in bail reform

U researchers find public safety risks in bail reform

University of Utah

Discussions of reforming the bail system, which allows defendants to post a monetary bond and leave jail while they await trial, often turn to the question of public safety. Would people out on bail commit additional crimes? The answer, according to two University of Utah professors, appears to be yes.

Channels: All Journal News, Crime and Forensic Science, Government/Law, U.S. Politics, Local - Chicago Metro,

Released:
19-Feb-2020 12:35 PM EST
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طلبة الطب لدى Mayo Clinic يستحدثون منهجًا دراسيًّا للكشف عن ضحايا الاتجار بالبَشَر

Mayo Clinic

الاتجار بالبَشَر أحد مشكلات الصحة العامة العالمية المُتنامية. وتصيب هذه المشكلة ما يُقدَّر بأربع مائة ألف شخص في الولايات المتحدة، وزار حوالي 88% من الضحايا اختصاصي رعاية صحية أثناء تعرُّضهم للاتجار.

Channels: All Journal News, Crime and Forensic Science, Government/Law, Healthcare, Public Health,

Released:
12-Feb-2020 5:55 PM EST
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Estudante de medicina da Faculdade de Medicina da Mayo Clinic Alix inicia currículo escolar para identificar possíveis vítimas de tráfico humano

Mayo Clinic

O tráfico de pessoas é uma preocupação emergente em termos de saúde pública internacional. Estima-se que 400.000 pessoas nos Estados Unidos foram afetadas, sendo que 88% das vítimas foram atendidas por um profissional de saúde enquanto estavam sendo traficadas.

Channels: All Journal News, Crime and Forensic Science, Education, Government/Law, Healthcare, Public Health,

Released:
12-Feb-2020 5:20 PM EST
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Firearm Purchaser Licensing Laws Linked To Fewer Fatal Mass Shootings

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Firearm purchaser licensing laws that require an in-person application or fingerprinting are associated with an estimated 56 percent fewer fatal mass shootings in states that have them, according to a new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Channels: All Journal News, Crime and Forensic Science, Government/Law, Guns and Violence,

Released:
12-Feb-2020 11:55 AM EST
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Law and Public Policy

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Medizinstudentin bei Mayo leistet Starthilfe für Fakultätslehrplan, um Menschenhandelsopfer zu ermitteln

Mayo Clinic

Menschenhandel ist eine wachsende Sorge der internationalen öffentlichen Gesundheit. Geschätzte 400.000 Personen in den USA sind davon betroffen, wobei bis zu 88% der Opfer während ihrer Verschleppung einer Gesundheitsfachkraft begegnet sind.

Channels: All Journal News, Crime and Forensic Science, Education, Government/Law, Public Health,

Released:
12-Feb-2020 8:40 AM EST
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Un étudiant en médecine de Mayo lance un programme scolaire pour identifier les victimes du trafic d’êtres humains

Mayo Clinic

Le trafic d’êtres humains représente une préoccupation internationale croissante en matière de santé publique. On estime que 400 000 personnes aux États-Unis sont touchées, dont 88% ont consulté un professionnel de la santé pendant qu'elles étaient victimes du trafic.

Channels: All Journal News, Crime and Forensic Science, Education, Government/Law, Public Health,

Released:
11-Feb-2020 7:20 PM EST
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Newswise: Livermore scientist garners early career achievement award for forensic science

Livermore scientist garners early career achievement award for forensic science

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

A chemist who is the director of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Forensic Science Center is the recipient of the 2020 “Outstanding Early Career Achievement in Forensic Science Award.”

Channels: Crime and Forensic Science, In the Workplace, Scientific Meetings,

Released:
11-Feb-2020 6:05 AM EST
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