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A Lumicyano-treated fingerprint on a plastic bag
Lumicyano consists of the usual cyanoacrylate used in standard fuming, combined with an organic compound known as a terazine
Lumicyano was created by a team from the Laboratoire de Photophysique et Photochimie Supramoléculaire et Macromoléculaire, in Paris, working with French company Crime Scene Technology
If you regularly watch any police forensics TV shows, then the word "Luminol" is probably already part of your vocabulary. Now, however, you might also want to add the word "Lumicyano." That's the name of a new product that is said to reveal latent fingerprints faster, cheaper and better than other methods.
Read the full article: New fingerprint-lifting compound could make life easier for CSIs
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