Analyses of small traces of natural origin, such as human and animal hair, insects, plants, diatoms, are often critical in establishing a suspect’s presence at a crime scene. To be able to use these results in criminal investigations and trials, the imaging and analysis of such samples require a higher resolution and magnification than provided by light microscopes. 

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  • Challenges in the Forensic Botany Research
  • The reasons why desktop SEM was chosen
  • How desktop SEM changed the practice of forensic diatomology