Dr. Paul Wilson Develops New Form of Synthetic Blood

blood with rulerTrent University geneticist Dr. Paul Wilson is garnering headlines by working on a product that will have huge impacts one forensic science: a new form of synthetic blood.

The product that Prof. Wilson and his team have developed represents a huge leap from existing technology – which is usually a simple blend of cornstarch, water and dye.  While the makeup of the product remains a trade secret, their forensic blood substitute feels, looks, dries, and (wait for it).. spatters like the real thing.

For the full story, please visit the CBC New Brunswick website.

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