Blood, Bullets, and Bones

Blood, Bullets, and Bones

The Story of Forensic Science From Sherlock Holmes to DNA

Book - 2016
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"Blood, Bullets, and Bones provides young readers with a fresh and fascinating look at the ever-evolving science of forensics. Since the introduction of DNA testing, forensic science has been in the forefront of the public's imagination, thanks especially to popular television shows like CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. But forensic analysis has been practiced for thousands of years. Ancient Chinese detectives studied dead bodies for signs of foul play, and in Victorian England, officials used crime scene photography and criminal profiling to investigate the Jack the Ripper murders. In the intervening decades, forensic science has evolved to use the most cutting-edge, innovative techniques and technologies. In this book, acclaimed author Bridget Heos uses real-life cases to tell the history of modern forensic science, from the first test for arsenic poisoning to fingerprinting, firearm and blood spatter analysis, DNA evidence, and all the important milestones in between. By turns captivating and shocking, Blood, Bullets, and Bones demonstrates the essential role forensic science has played in our criminal justice system"-- Provided by publisher.
"A history of modern forensic science from the first test for arsenic poisoning in the 1700s to criminal profiling, fingerprinting, blood splatter analysis, DNA evidence, and all the milestones in between"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Balzer + Bray, 2016
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780062387622
0062387626
Branch Call Number: YA 363.25 HEOS
Characteristics: 264 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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Even though we might think of forensics as "new" science, studying crime scenes has been around since the ancient Chinese who used to study dead bodies for foul play. Plus cases like Jack the Ripper and more famous cases are explored.

Get all the behind-the-scences info on forensics and solving crimes.


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May 11, 2017

Each chapter was interesting but I wanted a better frame for the subject as a whole to make it more than just information.

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