More Chemistry and Crime: From Marsh Arsenic Test to DNA Profile / Edition 1

More Chemistry and Crime: From Marsh Arsenic Test to DNA Profile / Edition 1

by Samuel M. Gerber, Gerber
     
 

This sequel to the best-selling ^IChemistry and Crime^R presents the development of major forensic methods and their basis in academic science. It covers forensic disciplines and techniques such as detection of arsenic, forensic toxicology, dust analysis, examination of arson evidence, and DNA typing. It also illustrates the use of forensic science testimony… See more details below

Overview

This sequel to the best-selling ^IChemistry and Crime^R presents the development of major forensic methods and their basis in academic science. It covers forensic disciplines and techniques such as detection of arsenic, forensic toxicology, dust analysis, examination of arson evidence, and DNA typing. It also illustrates the use of forensic science testimony for courtroom cases and provides a history of DNA applications by one of the leading practitioners, David H.
Bing. A review of the field by the late Ralph Turner provides an historical perspective of forensic science. The book also includes an entertaining discussion of forensic science in detective fiction by
S.M. Gerber.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780841234062
Publisher:
American Chemical Society
Publication date:
05/28/1997
Series:
American Chemical Society Publication Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Historical Perspectives in Forensic Science, R. Turner
2. A Historical Perspective on the Role of Forensic Biology Crime Investigation, R. Shaler
3. A Brief History of the Development and Use of Forensic DNA Typing System, D. Bing
4. Forensic Dust Analysis, N. Petraco
5. Pioneers of Forensic Science Laboratory Examination of Arson Evidence, C.R. Midkiff
6. The Microscope in Forensic Science, D. Stoney and P.M. Dougherty
7. Milestones of Forensic Toxicology, M. Stajic
8. The Search for Arsenic, R.H. Goldsmith
9. The History of the Forensic Expert Witness in the Courtroom, J. Siegel
10. Forensic Science in Detective Fiction, S. Gerber

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