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Forensic science : the basics

Author: Jay A Siegel; Kathy Mirakovits
Publisher: Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

Featuring case studies, photographs, and exercises, this book provides information the non-scientist needs to be able to understand and utilize the research approaches that forensic science can  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jay A Siegel; Kathy Mirakovits
ISBN: 9781420089028 1420089021
OCLC Number: 227914317
Notes: University of KwaZulu-Natal Library notes:
Description: xix, 505 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction to forensic science --
Crime scene investigation --
The nature of evidence --
Separating complex mixtures --
Light and matter --
Microscopy --
Fingerprints and other impressions --
Questioned documents --
Firearms and toolmarks --
Forensic pathology --
Anthropology and odontology --
Forensic entomology --
Serology --
DNA typing --
Hair --
Illicit drugs --
Forensic toxicology --
Fibers, paints, and other polymers --
Glass and soil --
Fires and explosions --
Forensic science and the law.
Responsibility: Jay A. Siegel, Kathy Mirakovits.
Local System Bib Number:
(Sirsi) a1194934
(Sirsi) 1194934
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The overall consensus is that this is an excellent, all-encompassing text, perfect for captivating the next generation of forensic sciences.-Susan M. Ballou, in Journal of Forensic SciencesPraise for Read more...

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