First Trace-Z & Discovery-Z Comparison Microscopes Installed in U.S. Forensic Labs

Leeds is pleased to announce the recent installation of the first Trace-Z Comparison Microscope, a trace evidence comparison microscope designed by Leeds and built with Zeiss optics, at the Arkansas State Crime Lab. Additionally, Leeds first Discovery-Z Comparison Microscope has been installed at the DC Department of Forensic Sciences. The DC Department of Forensic Sciences Firearm […]

Axioscope & Trace-Z for Drug Chemistry Applications

With the growing surge of new designer drugs appearing in crime scene evidence analyzed in forensic laboratories, forensic drug chemists are working overtime to identify these evolving drugs in addition to their research of narcotics and stimulant drugs which are fueling deadly addictions around the country. Microcrystalline testing can be part of a drug chemist’s […]

FY2017 Forensic Science Grant Funding Opportunities

As we welcome in 2017, the field of forensic science turns towards the opening of FY2017 forensic science grant funding opportunities.  The National Institute of Justice hosted a WebEx last week covering four grant funding opportunities available to publicly funded forensic laboratories: Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly […]

Leeds Launches the Trace-Z Trace Evidence Comparison Microscope

Leeds is very pleased to announce our newest product, the Trace-Z, a trace evidence comparison microscope built with Zeiss optics. The Trace-Z offers: Superior color and intensity balanced images 23mm field of view Images can be viewed as 100% right, 100% left, divided, or overlapped, in any ratio the examiner chooses Integrated camera port with a fixed […]