Bad Science: Exaggerated & False Research Infographic

We love a good infographic. [FN Infographic Archive] Clinical Psychology recently shared the following infographic with us that asks the questions: Are scientists really the most honest people around? Are their scientific findings reliable? I always say, the best quality of a scientist is integrity. Enjoy. Created by: Clinical Psychology

Forensic Science: A Detrimental or Blissful Career? The Truth.

“How exciting! So your job is like that show, CSI right?” If I received a dollar for every time I was asked that question after responding to inquiries about my profession, I would be able to pay off my student loans and all of my colleague’s loans. But can I really blame people who watch…

Email Advice – How to become a CSI (crime scene investigator)?

I receive emails from students with questions about forensic science. My goal is to help as much as I can and to give accurate career advise, so I will be posting the emails and my responses. Comments and questions are invited and welcome.   In an email I received the following inquiry: I am interested…

Science Infographics: The STEM Dillemma

Every now and then, as part of my web surfing regimine, I find myself discovering very creative, informative and beautifully designed science infographics. As I stumble across them, I will share them from time to time. The following is an infographic that demonstrates a decline of students graduating with STEM (Science Technology Education and Mathematics)…

Forensic Nexus Q/A Session with a Forensic Chemistry expert and professor!

Forensic Nexus would like to introduce you to Dr. John G. Rankin, a Forensic Chemistry professor at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. Dr. Rankin kindly agreed to being interviewed by Forensic Nexus to share his career path. We asked him the following questions: What is your profession and what is your typical day like?…