News from Microtrace

Microtrace Adds New Gas Chromatography – Mass Spectrometry System

Microtrace is pleased to announce the addition of a Thermo 1310 GC – ISQ LT MS (single quad) system to our laboratory. Read More

The Forensic Teacher Magazine Features Interview With Skip Palenik

The Forensic Teacher Magazine recently featured an interview with Skip Palenik. Skip discusses his education and advanced training under Walter McCrone, Microtrace's specialty in the fields of microscopy and microchemistry, the challenges and rewards of working in these fields, some memorable cases, and his teaching philosophy. Read More

History Channel’s Hunting Hitler Features Microtrace Analysis

The History Channel's television series Hunting Hitler recently consulted with Microtrace for season 3, episode 2. While exploring a hospital thought to have potentially housed Hitler near the end of the war, investigators found a medicine bottle with unknown contents. They sent the bottle to Microtrace for microchemical analysis. Read More

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Recent Publications

Microtrace’s Analytical Versatility on Display at Inter/Micro 2018

This week, microscopists from around the world are gathering in Chicago for Inter/Micro 2018- the premier international microscopy conference. Eight Microtrace scientists are presenting papers at the conference. Read More

Skip Palenik Speaks to Caribbean Commissioners of Police

The Association of Caribbean Commissioners of Police held their Annual Conference from April 30th to May 4th, 2018 in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Skip Palenik spoke to the Commissioners on "The Benefits of Trace Evidence Analysis." Read More

Chris Palenik Speaks to NACDL on Nanotrace Evidence

On Thursday May 10th, Microtrace Senior Resreach Microscopist Christopher Palenik will present to the NACDL (National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers) on "Nanotrace Evidence in Forensic Investigations."  Read More

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