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Science 101: Forensics

Science 101: Forensics
Author: Edward Ricciuti
ISBN 13: 9780060891305
ISBN 10: 60891300
Edition: 1
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: 2007-06-26
Format: Paperback
Pages: 224
List Price: $18.99

The Ultimate Illustrated Guide for Nonscientists

Science 101: Forensics takes you on a behind-the-scenes journey into the world of the investigators and scientists who work to solve crimes through the use of forensic science. It examines tried-and-true forensics methods, as well as cutting-edge forensic disciplines little known to the general public.

  • Information on fingerprint and DNA identification, trace evidence, arson detection, crime-scene procedures, and more

  • History of forensics from ancient times to the present day, with an explanation of the many scientific fields that contribute to forensics

  • More than 250 full-color photographs and illustrations

  • Ready Reference section with at-a-glance facts on forensics