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Grab your magnifying glass and your slide rule and get ready to solve some mathematical mysteries.
You might think watching a few episodes of 'American Idol' qualifies you to pick the hits -- but could math help record companies score hit singles?
Amazonian villagers with no schooling understand basic geometry as well as math-schooled adults.
Join guest host Joe Palca in this hour of Science Friday for a look at how mathematicians and computer scientists can help track terrorist activity.
Sure, the math teacher said this stuff was important -- but why?
An new thermal infrared camera might make crime scene investigations easier.
Can samples of the bacteria on a person's hands be enough to identify them?
Fifty years later, forensic scientists apply modern tech to the JFK assassinatio...
A new book traces the early history of blood transfusions.
Forensic anthropologist and writer Kathy Reichs talks about her new novel "Bones...
\tThe La Brea Tar Pits are world-renowned fossil sites for good reason—they're the mass graves of thousands of Ice Age creatures, each with a story to tell. Researchers at the nearby Page Museum clean the asphalt from the fossil remains, and using paleoforensics, recount the grim details of their deaths. In the process, clues emerge about what life was like in prehistoric Los Angeles.