Monday, March 14, 2016

Tying lipstick smears from crime scenes to specific brands

It's a common TV show trope: detectives find a lipstick mark at a crime scene, they send a sample to the lab, and suddenly they have a lead. Real-life analyses aren't nearly as fast or straightforward, but scientists are developing a better method for lifting lipstick samples and analyzing them.

from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily

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