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Author Heos, Bridget, author.

Title Blood, bullets, and bones : the story of forensic science from Sherlock Holmes to DNA / Bridget Heos.

Publication Info. New York : Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarpercollinsPublishers 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Young Adult, Non-Fiction    YA 363.25 HEO    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Young Adult, Non-Fiction  New Shelf  YA 363.25 HEO    Available
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Young Adult, Non-Fiction  New Shelf  YA 363.25 HEO    Available
Edition First edition.
Description 264 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Summary "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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-250) and index.
Contents From darkness to light -- A whiff of garlic : the first poison tests -- Bodies of evidence : autopsies and the rise of medical examiners -- Elementary, my dear Watson : the first detectives -- Not without a trace : the introduction of crime scene evidence -- Fingerprints are forever : early fingerprint evidence -- Bang! Bang! You're dead : the birth of firearm analysis -- Blood is thicker : the first blood pattern cases -- Grave matters : hidden bodies -- Dem bones : forensic anthropology beginnings -- To catch a killer : criminal profilers -- One in a trillion : the dawn of DNA evidence.
Subject Forensic sciences -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Forensic sciences.
Genre/Form Young adult literature.
ISBN 9780062387622 (hardback)
0062387626 (hardback)

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