News from Microtrace

Register for Forensic Soil Microscopy Class

Skip Palenik will be teaching a class on Forensic Soil Comparison at McCrone Research Institute December 8-12. Presently, spaces are still available. Read More

Chris Palenik speaking in S. Korea to the International Association of Forensic Sciences

Chris Palenik of Microtrace is invited to speak at combined international forensic meeting on advances in trace evidence in Seoul, South Korea in October 2014. ¬†Conference site. The conference schedule can be viewed here. About The World Forensic Festival (WFF 2014) is a combination meeting comprising the¬†20th World Meeting of the International Association of Forensic […] Read More

Watch Dateline NBC to learn about Microtrace’s role in the Lynne Knight Murder Investigation

Microtrace conducted analysis of wire from a homemade garrote found with the victim and compared this to a variety of other wires found in the home of the suspect's mother. Read More

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Recent Publications

Jason Beckert of Microtrace to present at annual MAFS meeting in St. Paul, MN

Jason Beckert of Microtrace to present at annual MAFS meeting in St. Paul, MN the week of October 6th, 2014. Read More

Case Study: Sub-micron analysis of multi-laminate layers

This case study presents an illustration of the characterization of sub-micrometer layers (nanolayers) in a thin film both structurally and elementally. Read More

Seeing Color: Practical Methods in Pigment Microscopy

Using examples of pigments in paint, fibers, and cosmetics, practical sample preparation and imaging methods that permit detailed visualization and utilization of pigments as evidence in forensic and industrial examinations will be demonstrated. Read More

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