Scheele created a test which could detect the chemical called Arsenic
Perfected Scheele's test on how to detect Arsenic. People could now detect small amounts of Arsenic.
Known as the "Father of Forensic Toxicology", Orilla published a document on the detection of poisons and their effects
The first polarized microscope is invented
The fist blood test is used in court
Took measurements of peoples lymph nodes and other features to identify people (precursor to finger print identification)
Jack the Ripper, the serial killer, terrorized the city of London
Landsteiner discovers the ABO blood type
Two people who had identical facial features and measurements were arrested in the same prison. This revealed that the Bertillon system was truly inadequate.
Locard's Exchange Principle states that when two objects come in contact with one another, a cross transfer of materials occurs
Was a leading expert of microscopy
Firsts crime lab in the U.S.A
FBI National Laboratory opens under J. Edger Hoover