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National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Collecting Biological Evidence

Caption: A forensic technician collects biological material from a pipe bomb. A new handbook from NIST and the National Institute of Justice provides state-of-the-art guidelines and best practices for storing, preserving and tracking biological evidences such as this.

Credit: Forensic Science Program, Penn State University

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