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Mark Barash in a lab

Investigative genetics

Creating a real portrait of a person using a DNA sample.
Synthetic cathinones are designed to mimic the highs of prohibited substances while staying under the drug control radar.
Australian forensic scientists are getting their own research facility to study decomposing human bodies.
IT’S like something out of TV shows Bones or CSI — Sydney is getting its own body farm so scientists can research human decomposition.
A unique Australian research facility on the outskirts of Sydney will improve understanding of how human remains decompose, and help police with missing persons and homicide investigations.