The role of micro-computed tomography in forensic investigations

G. N. Rutty*, A. Brough, M. J P Biggs, C. Robinson, S. D A Lawes, S. V. Hainsworth

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The use of micro-CT within forensic practice remains an emerging technology, principally due to its current limited availability to forensic practitioners. This review provides those with little or no previous experience of the potential roles of micro-CT in forensic practice with an illustrated overview of the technology, and the areas of practice in which micro-CT can potentially be applied to enhance forensic investigations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)60-66
Number of pages7
JournalForensic Science International
Issue number1-3
Publication statusPublished - 2013


  • Age determination
  • Bone pathology
  • Gunshot residue
  • Micro-CT
  • Nano CT
  • Post-mortem interval
  • Tool mark


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