DNA and Blood: Dead People Do Tell Tales

DNA and Blood: Dead People Do Tell Tales

by Sara L. Latta

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Overview

To a trained forensic scientist, blood spatter at a crime scene tells a clear story about what happened. The DNA in the blood can narrow down a list of suspects-clearing the innocent or helping send the guilty to prison. Discover how blood pattern analysis and DNA fingerprinting began, how they are used now, and how they have solved decades-old mysteries.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781598453621
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/01/2011
Series: True Forensic Crime Stories Series
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 6.42(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.23(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Blood Evidence 7

Chapter 2 The case of the Bloody Carpenter 21

Chapter 3 Whose Blood? 32

Chapter 4 The Xbox Muders 45

Chapter 5 The Innocent Men 63

Chapter 6 New tools Solve an Old Mystery 70

Chapter 7 wildlife Forensics 81

Chapter 8 Careers 91

Chapter Notes 94

Glossary 98

Further Reading and Internet Addresses 101

Index 102

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DNA and Blood: Dead People Do Tell Tales 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was very informative and etiolated. Gave great explanation on DNA's involvement in solving a case in the court of law. Would recommend to anyone interested or not interested in forensics.