Forensic Science From Fibers to Fingerprints by Lisa Yount

Forensic Science From Fibers to Fingerprints

Written by Lisa Yount
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Part of the Milestones in Discovery & Invention Series


Forensic Science From Fibers to Fingerprints by Lisa Yount

The lives of real forensic scientists - scientists who apply their skills to crimes or other legal matters - are not as glamorous as those of television heroes, nor are their results as sure. They may need weeks or months to identify criminals or victims instead of hours, or they may never do so at all. Forensic Science profiles key figures in this newsmaking field, both pioneers and today's top forensics experts. Eye-catching, in-text sidebars explore specific aspects of each scientist's work. Each chapter includes a chronology and suggestions for further reading; the book's general bibliography provides students with information on forensics-related organizations and Web resources.

About the Author

Lisa Yount has written or edited 32 published books, eight of which have won awards or been included on most recommended lists. Her books for Facts On File include Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Physician-Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia, Patients' Rights in the Age of Managed Health Care, Animal Rights, Genetics and Genetic Engineering, among others.

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224 pages


Lisa Yount
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Facts On File Inc

Publication date

15th December 2006



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