Knife crime: ‘No single solution’ says Sajid Javid

The home secretary has said there is “no single solution” to tackling knife crime, following two more young deaths. Former police chief Lord Hogan-Howe had earlier called for a knife crime tsar to be appointed to “get a grip” on the rise in youth violence. But Sajid Javid said he wished there was a simple … Read more Knife crime: ‘No single solution’ says Sajid Javid

Caught by a hair: Quick, new identification of hair may help crime fighters

Lily Huang crushes up the human hair prior to testing. Credit: Image courtesy of Queen’s University Crime fighters could have a new tool at their disposal following promising research by Queen’s professor Diane Beauchemin. Dr. Beauchemin (Chemistry) and student Lily Huang (MSc’15) have developed a cutting-edge technique to identify human hair. Their test is quicker … Read more Caught by a hair: Quick, new identification of hair may help crime fighters