Developed a test for arsenic in dead people.
Further advanced the method for detecting arsenic.
wrote article about toxicology, including the detection of poisons.
The polarizing light microscope is to see and document specimens visible because of their anisotropic characteristics.
First time toxicological evidence was used in a trial big step for the forensic sciences and the practice being generally accepted.
Some guy wanted to see what it looked like after he masturbated.
Allowed more accurate recordings and a CSI could document a crime scene.
a system for identifying people by their physical appearance that was considered to be the most accurate method of personal
identification for nearly 2 decade until it was replaced by fingerprinting in 1903
Recently learned he was a fictional character and the fake stuff in the novels had an effect on CSI's who wanted to be just like him.
He murdered many people and was never identified or caught.
He was the best at what he did with the microscopy. Studied items and developed a sort of encyclopedia.
Discovery that led to peoples blood being categorized.
Two people looked the same and had identical head measurements and such; it led to the usage of fingerprints to identify people.
His book was widely acclaimed by both the legal profession and by public and private labs in the matter of question documents.
When two things touch each other transfer will occur between the two objects according to this principle
in 1926, a 50-man "gun squad" was formed and the director announced that "the gun-toting element and the rum smugglers are going to learn that murder and gun-toting are most inimical to their best interest." He added that he would "hold court on gunmen in the Los Angeles streets; I want them brought in dead, not alive and will reprimand any officer who shows the least mercy to a criminal."
School for the criminalistics
Created in 1932 and operating out of a state-of-the-art facility in Quantico, Virginia, the Lab’s scientific experts and special agents travel the world on assignment, using science and technology to protect the people.
A center to train forensic scientist to prepare them for practice in actual labs.