3rd century China
Carl Scheele conducted tests to detect Arsenic in corpses
Published article on detection of poison and its effects
Helped people discover more physical evidence
Alphonse Bertillon introduced this system, forming a new branch of forensics; Anthropometry
Allowed for more accurate reading
This figure influenced crime television shows, like CSi, and this led people to be interested in forensic science.
Karl Landsteiner discovered that there are many different blood types
This led to an end to Anthropometry and led to the use of fingerprinting.
A principle by Edmond Locard which says that a perpetrator of a crime can bring something into a crime scene and leave with something from it. "cross-transfer" This was used to find evidence
The first in the United States