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  1. Original Article

    Application of likelihood ratio and posterior probability density in sex estimation from level two fingerprint features among Hausa ethnic group

    In forensic sciences, the nature and variability of configurations of epidermal ridge minutiae has practically been explored in the evaluation and comparison of fingerprints, including partial fingerprints. Th...

    Lawan Hassan Adamu and Magaji Garba Taura

    Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:25

    Published on: 11 December 2017

  2. Original Article

    Analysis of glass fracture pattern made by .177″ (4.5 mm) Caliber air rifle

    Glass is the hard, amorphous solid. Glass fragments may be an evidence of great value encountered in the investigation of various types of offences. At the scene of occurrence, the glass may be fractured eithe...

    Abhimanyu Harshey, Ankit Srivastava, Vijay Kumar Yadav, Kriti Nigam, Amit Kumar and Tanurup Das

    Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:20

    Published on: 7 December 2017

  3. Original Article

    Analysis of fortuitous matches in a STR genotype database from Mexico and its forensic efficiency parameters

    Commercial kits for Human Identification (HID) purposes, based on 15 short tandem repeat (STR) regions, allow the resolution of most forensic and paternity cases. However, some pitfalls arise in situations suc...

    Joaquín Alejandro Quiroz-Mercado, Ricardo Jesus Ríos-Rivas, Víctor Manuel Martínez-Sevilla, Gabriela Chávez-Marín, Hueman Jaimes-Díaz, Juan Carlos Santiago-Hernández, Rogelio Maldonado-Rodríguez and Héctor Rangel-Villalobos

    Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:19

    Published on: 6 December 2017

  4. Original Article

    Identification of sex and age for Egyptians using computed tomography of the first lumbar vertebra

    Identification of bony remains and other decomposed parts of human is of great importance not only for legal but also for humanitarian reasons. However, in certain instances due to burial factors or in cases o...

    Nazih Ramadan, Mervat Hamdy Abd El-Salam, Amani Fahmy Hanon, Naglaa Farid El-Sayed and Ahmed Yosri Al-Amir

    Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:22

    Published on: 6 December 2017

  5. Original article

    GC/MS analysis of morning glory seeds freely in commerce: can they be considered “herbal highs”?

    The so-called “herbal highs” are substances derived from natural plants with effects on the central nervous system. Lisergamide, ergine or LSA is the basis of different types of drugs, which are in seeds of Ipomo...

    Isabella Mercurio, Paola Melai, Daniele Capano, Gianluigi Ceraso, Luigi Carlini and Mauro Bacci

    Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:16

    Published on: 25 October 2017

  6. Short Report

    Allele frequencies distribution of 16 forensic STR loci in a Western Sicilian population sample

    The PowerPlex® ESI 17 Fast and ESX 17 Fast Systems represent faster cycling versions released by Promega® to follow the requirements of ENFSI and EDNAP groups’ for new STR genotyping systems in Europe. Allele ...

    Elvira Ventura Spagnolo, Cristina Mondello, Salvatore Procaccianti, Simona Marretta, Stefania Zerbo, Alessio Asmundo and Antonella Argo

    Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:13

    Published on: 27 September 2017

  7. Original Article

    A statistical study of suicidal behavior of Indians

    According to the reports published by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) India, every year, the number of suicides are continuously increasing. The number of suicidal deaths in 2014 is 15.8% more than 2004.

    Kirtee K. Kamalja and Nutan V. Khangar

    Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:12

    Published on: 25 September 2017

  8. Short Report

    Suicide by ingestion of caffeine

    Mr K, aged 48, was found sweating by his partner at home at 11.50 pm. He claimed to have attempted suicide. She immediately called the Emergency Unit to ask for support. At the phone, the physician on duty ind...

    Frédéric Aknouche, Emilie Guibert, Alison Tessier, Aude Eibel and Pascal Kintz

    Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:6

    Published on: 19 July 2017

  9. Original Article

    A medicolegal study of domestic violence in south region of Jordan

    Domestic violence is a forced pattern of behavior that happened in domestic settings to gain or maintain power and control over an individual. The aim of this work is to study the magnitude of domestic violenc...

    Hasan Al-Hawari and Asmaa El-Banna

    Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:5

    Published on: 18 July 2017

  10. Original Article

    The effect of Tributyltin on thyroid follicular cells of adult male albino rats and the possible protective role of green tea: a toxicological, histological and biochemical study

    Tributyltin is one of the important and wide-spread persistent organic contaminants that accumulate in the food chain. It is suspected to cause endocrine-disrupting effects in mammals, due in part to its possi...

    Fatma M. M. Badr El Dine, Iman M. Nabil and Fatma I. Dwedar

    Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:7

    Published on: 18 July 2017

  11. Case Report

    Blending of rodenticide and battery acid – a rare and fatal suicide mix

    Self-poisoning usually occurs by the ingestion of a single lethal compound and majority of the poisoning cases in our country are due to the pesticides. Suicide by ingestion of more than one poisonous substanc...

    Nisreen Abdul Rahman, Siddhartha Das, Vinod Ashok Chaudhari, Suresh Nandagopal and Bhawana Badhe

    Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:8

    Published on: 18 July 2017

  12. Original Article

    Saprinus planiusculus (Motschulsky‚ 1849) (Coleoptera: Histeridae), a beetle species of forensic importance in Khuzetan Province, Iran

    Medico legal forensic entomology is the science and study of cadaveric arthropods related to criminal investigations. The study of beetles is particularly important in forensic cases. This can be important in ...

    M. R. Fakoorziba, M. Assareh, D. Keshavarzi, A. Soltani, M. D. Moemenbellah-Fard and M. Zarenezhad

    Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:11

    Published on: 18 July 2017

  13. Review

    Ethical issues across different fields of forensic science

    Many commentators have acknowledged the fact that the usual courtroom maxim to “tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth” is not so easy to apply in practicality. In any given situation, what...

    Praveen Kumar Yadav

    Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:10

    Published on: 18 July 2017

  14. Review

    Suicide behaviour and arsenic levels in drinking water: a possible association?

    A considerable part of the global population is exposed to arsenic-contaminated drinking water which is the main source of inorganic arsenic(As) exposure in humans. Arsenic exposure interferes with the action ...

    Gianmarco Troiano, Isabella Mercurio, Paola Melai, Nicola Nante, Massimo Lancia and Mauro Bacci

    Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:2

    Published on: 18 July 2017

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