Humans Have Their Fingerprints All Over The History Of Fingerprinting (Cool Weird Awesome 346)

Today is said to be the day in 1858 that a colonial magistrate in India began using fingerprints for identification. But that's just one part of the history of how and why our prints are such a valuable bit of biometric information today. Plus: a guy in Jamaica showed up to collect a big lottery prize in a Darth Vader costume, because why not?

By |2020-07-28T07:40:32-04:00July 28th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |

How To Analyze DNA After DNA Starts Breaking Down (Cool Weird Awesome 125)

Researchers at the University of California, Davis are studying forensic proteomics, which one researcher describes as a way to read DNA when there isn’t DNA to read. Plus: a record shop in Seattle finds a royalty check that belonged to grunge royalty.

By |2019-09-11T08:55:34-04:00September 11th, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |