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S&T worked with the Borders, Trade, and Immigration Institute Center of Excellence on cutting-edge forensic science to identify the country of origin of imported honey.
DHS S&T and MatMaCorp completed a successful evaluation of a field-deployable genetic test to detect African Swine Fever (ASF) virus in infected pigs and pork products.
DHS sought a technology that can quickly analyze DNA to verify family relationships (kinship) and identify victims of mass casualty events and human trafficking.
Funded in part by DHS S&T, Rapid DNA technology, positively identified 85 percent of the victims in the aftermath of the Camp Fire wildfire.
In 1915, when American explorers entered an ancient tomb cut in the parched limestone cliffs of the eastern bank of the Nile River, 155 miles south of Cairo they were greeted by the disembodied head of a 4,000-year-old mummy.