Trace Evidence: Dead People Do Tell Tales

Trace Evidence: Dead People Do Tell Tales

by Stephen Eldridge

Hardcover(Library Binding)



Footprints ... Fingerprints ... Clothing Fibers ... Hair Wherever you go, you leave some evidence, or pick som up and take it with you. For this reason, detectives and forensic scientists have been using trace evidence to catch criminals for more than one hundred y ears. Find out how scientists collect and analyze evidence with these fascinating stories about how trace evidence helped solve crimes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766036642
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/01/2011
Series: True Forensic Crime Stories Series
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter1 Putting Pieces Together 7

Chapter2 Combing for Evidence 19

Chapter3 Not Quite Spotless 29

Chapter4 When Is Trace Evidence Meaningful? 38

Chapter5 Piling on the Evidence 50

Chapter6 Vanished with a Trace 59

Chapter7 The Match Behind the Science 70

Chapter8 Serving Justice 81

Careers 90

Chapter Notes 98

Glossary 98

Further reading and Internet addresses 100

Index 102

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