This video will show you how to lift fingerprints off of something by using several simple household materials. With these tips, you can start your own CSI division.
Lift Fingerprints Using Superglue
In this scientific video tutorial, undergraduate students in a forensic chemistry lab demonstrate how to develop fingerprints using a variety of methods: Cyanoacrylate (superglue) fuming, dusting, and iodine fuming. Learn how to dust for fingerprints, just like on CSI. The pr ...more
Learn how to make fingerprints appear on all different types of objects using superglue.
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Superglue (cyanoacrylate) has many uses. Besides the typical household function of sticking things together, it's used in surgical procedures and even in crime labs to develop unseen fingerprints. Originally marketed as Eastman #910 in 1958, this stuff is sneaky and it goes ev ...more
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