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Forensic science is reaching new heights with the latest technologies

Fujifilm Medical's system can render a 3-D image like this one, which shows where a bullet passed through a victim's head.

TOKYO The police in Japan are placing greater emphasis on forensic science and the kinds of physical evidence it can yield. Private companies are aiding that effort by developing devices and technologies that are taking the field to previously unheard-of levels of precision.

One example is a mass spectrometer developed by Shimadzu that can analyze trace materials in amounts of as little as a quadrillionth of a gram.

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