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Table Of Contents

Founding a Science
A Sensitive Test
Pretty Poisoner
A Legacy of Students
CONNECTIONS: WAS NAPOLÉON POISONED?
Modern Poison Detection
Chronology
Further Reading
Wordless Signatures
Mark of a Thief
OTHER SCIENTISTS: ALPHONSE BERTILLON (1853–1914)
SOCIAL IMPACT: EUGENICS
A Better System
Fingerprinting Takes Over
Fingerprinting Today
ISSUES: HOW RELIABLE ARE FINGERPRINTS?
A Risky Procedure
Clues to a Puzzle
Four Types of Blood
Testing Blood to Solve Crimes
CONNECTIONS: BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS IN WORLD WAR II
A Delayed Reward
“Blood Fingerprints”
Spatter Tells a Story
A Careful Investigator
Two Famous Cases
OTHER SCIENTISTS: HANS GROSS (1847–1915)
The First Forensic Science Laboratory
CONNECTIONS: MODERN FORENSIC SCIENCE LABORATORIES
Telltale Dust
PARALLELS: SHERLOCK HOLMES, FICTIONAL FORENSIC SCIENTIST
Clues to Identity
The Exchange Principle
Secrets in Trace Evidence
From Medicine to Murder
An Unjust Conviction
Setting up a New Science
A Disputed Verdict
PARALLELS: TRACKING A SHOOTOUT
Death on Valentine’s Day
Return to the Army
TRENDS: MURDERS BY FIREARMS
Forensic Ballistics Today
The First Lie Detectors
The Frye Decision
CONNECTIONS: WONDER WOMAN AND HER MAGIC LASSO
Keeler Improves the Polygraph
Popularizing the Lie Detector
The Polygraph Test
True or False?
Polygraph Evidence in Court
I WAS THERE: THE “UNBEATABLE” MACHINE
ISSUES: SCREENING FOR SPIES
Other Ways to Spot Lying
Visual Speech
The Sound Spectrograph
Spoken “Fingerprints”
Unique Voices
CONNECTIONS: COMPUTER VOICE RECOGNITION
Voiceprints in Court
“Garbage in, Garbage out”
Analyzing Spectrograms
How Accurate Is Voice Identification?
Sampling Careers
The Stories Bones Tell
SOLVING PROBLEMS: MEASURING BONES
The Flight 191 Disaster
Putting a Face on Murder
Identifying the “Angel of Death”
The Disappeared
Seeking Justice
I WAS THERE: THE STUDENTS’ FIRST BODY
Mass Graves around the World
Hooked on Bones
Ants Solve a Mystery
Inspiration from a Dead Cow
Bodies in a Barn
A Spectacular Mistake
Founding the “Body Farm”
Parades of Insects
SOLVING PROBLEMS: RESEARCH FOR A MYSTERY WRITER
Presents Spark a Career
A “Eureka!” Moment
Dragnet of Blood
Improving the Test
OTHER SCIENTISTS: MARY-CLAIRE KING (1946– )
DNA Databases
The Jewel in the Crown
SOCIAL IMPACT: BOON TO DETECTIVES OR THREAT TO PRIVACY?
CHRONOLOGY
GLOSSARY
FURTHER RESOURCES
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Forensic Sciences - From Fibers to Fingerprints - Lisa Yount (2007)

Forensic Sciences - From Fibers to Fingerprints - Lisa Yount (2007)

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