From dandruff to DNA, from ammunition to infrared spectrophotometry, forensic scientists employ the commonplace and the esoteric to get their man or woman. Forensic Science is the only comprehensive reference work accessible to nonexperts on this fast-changing and ever-fascinating field of criminological study. Readers will learn how the latest scientific breakthroughs and the well-honed instincts of forensics experts come together to provide the clues and amass the evidence to bring America's most notorious criminals to justice.
|Place of Publication||Santa Barbara, Calif|
|Number of pages||307|
|Publication status||Published - 24 Mar 2006|
- forensic science
- crime scene investigation
- evidence identification
- historical forensics
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New York Public Library "Best of Reference 2007"
Savage, Katy (Recipient), 2008
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