24/06/2013Honesty is the best policy, as the saying goes. Not everyone agrees with this, however. Some people try to push their luck by cheating on a minor or major scale. What many of you do not know or suspect: modern science has ways and means of proving that documents have been forged. It is often the case that tiny amounts of ballpoint pen ink or polymer are already enough to detect forgeries.
25/06/2013When the term "ballpoint pen" is used, what is generally meant is the writing implement that is probably the one most frequently used internationally.
25/06/2013Pyrolysis GC/MS, in which the specimen disintegrates in the absence of atmospheric oxygen, is a standard technique for investigating paper and written documents.