A preliminary investigation into the acquisition of fingerprints on food

Sarah Ferguson, Lynsey Nicholson, Kevin J. Farrugia, David H. Bremner, Dennis Gentles

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Abstract

The potential for enhancement and recovery of latent fingerprints on a variety of foodstuffs has been investigated. In general, black magnetic powder and black powder suspensions appear to be the most successful enhancement techniques with a high number of ridge detail-developed prints over a selected time scale. Banana, apple and tomato surfaces showed enhancement of latent prints but potato and egg surfaces proved to be less successful.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)67-72
Number of pages6
JournalScience and Justice
Volume53
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2013

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Ferguson, Sarah; Nicholson, Lynsey; Farrugia, Kevin J.; Bremner, David H.; Gentles, Dennis / A preliminary investigation into the acquisition of fingerprints on food.

In: Science and Justice, Vol. 53, No. 1, 2013, p. 67-72.

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In: Science and Justice, Vol. 53, No. 1, 2013, p. 67-72.

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