Village elder slaughtered 3 pigs and burned the corpses with 3 living ones in a home to determine the cause of death for a man's body found inside a burned down house.
Cal W. Scheele devised a test for detecting Arsenic in Corpses, a carcinogenic which was commonly known as inheritance powder.
Previous methods required a lot of Arsenic whereas now smaller amounts could be detected.
Known as the Father of Forensic Toxicology and the
Polarised light has waves that vibrate in only one direction, and cannot be seen normally. Polarising microscopes use this to improve image quality when examining birefringent, anisotropic materials.
Some dude has weird ideas of fun.
system of identification bu physical appearance;was considered the most accurate method of personal identification for 2 decades. Replaced by fingerprinting in 1903
The most influential fictional character created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; can be compared in influence to modern CSI shows.
The first book of criminal investigation using forensic science
Case of misidentification of two men whose Bertillon's measurements were nearly identical. The end of Anthropometry
An in-depth look into a document which is being questioned in the case of fraud, forgery, etc.
When 2 objects come into contact with each other, a cross‑
transfer of materials occurs that can connect a criminal
suspect to the victim or the crime scene.
Father of Modern Microscopy; known to have memorized anything he sees under a microscope.
First lab to be founded in the USA
Created by Dr. Paul Kirk