Science 101 (Paperback)

Forensics

By Edward Ricciuti

Harper Perennial, 9780060891305, 224pp.

Publication Date: June 26, 2007

List Price: 18.99*
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Description

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