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Aug 22, 2016

Forensic Science Guestbook

Many thanks for visiting the All About Forensic Science Guestbook. Any feedback you have would be gratefully received. Whether it's just to say hello, to comment about a specific forensic...

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Jan 10, 2016

Read Expert Forensic Science Articles For Free

The forensic science articles section of the website provides free access to published peer reviewed expert articles. The authors of these publications have very kindly given permission...

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Oct 20, 2014

History of Forensic Science

History of Forensic Science: Showcasing landmark cases, scientific breakthroughs and pioneers in the field.

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Oct 20, 2014

Famous Forensic Cases

A showcase of fascinating famous forensic cases featuring celebrities, high profile trials and key historical figures.

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Oct 20, 2014

Forensic Anthropology Information and Resources

Forensic Anthropology: Learn all about this fascinating branch of forensic science.

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Oct 20, 2014

All About Forensic Science

A forensic science website designed to help anybody looking for detailed information and resources.

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Feb 11, 2014

Forensic Anthropology Masters: Interview with Professor Sue Black

Forensic Anthropology Masters training, history cold cases, the million for a morgue campaign. These are just of the topics covered in this fascinating interview with Professor Sue Black.

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Feb 10, 2014

Cold Cases Information Guide

Cold Cases: Conventional wisdom in homicide investigations holds that speed is of the essence. The notion is that any case that is not solved or that lacks significant leads and...

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Feb 05, 2014

Crime Scene Investigation

Crime Scene Investigation: Access comprehensive information on all aspects of crime scene investigation.

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Aug 27, 2013

Forensic Accounting Degree Directory

Welcome to the forensic accounting degree directory. The aim of this page is to help anybody thinking about becoming a certified forensic accountant obtain information relating to forensic accounting.

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Aug 12, 2013

Forensic Science Book of The Month

Welcome to the forensic science book of the month page. Whether you are new to forensic science, currently studying the topic, or consider yourself an expert...

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Jul 08, 2013

UK Forensic Science Degrees

UK Forensic Science Degrees: The aim of this page is to help anybody looking for information relating to UK forensic science degree programmes, forensic science schools or forensic science study...

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Jul 08, 2013

Forensic Anthropology Schools

forensic anthropology schools directory: Here you will find a selection of schools, colleges and Universtites that offer forensic anthropology programs and training.

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Mar 30, 2013

Forensic Psychology Programs (USA)

Welcome to the USA Forensic Psychology Degree Directory. For each University or college featured below, details of the forensic psychology programs on offer will be provided, along a direct link to...

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Mar 15, 2013

The Forensic Anthropologist in Focus

Forensic Anthropologist Dr. A. Midori Albert is Associate Professor of Physical Anthropology at University of North Carolina Wilmington...

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Mar 15, 2013

Forensic Art Information Guide

Forensic Art, according to renowned expert Karen Taylor, is any art that aids in the identification, apprehension, or conviction of criminal offenders, or that aids in the...

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Feb 07, 2013

Forensic Science Advertising Opportunities

Forensic science advertising and online marketing opportunities. Get access to a very large and receptive audience.

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Jan 23, 2013

Forensic Science Degree Programs & Course Directory

The aim of this page is to help anybody looking for information relating to a forensic science degree programs, forensic science schools, forensic science college courses etc

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Sep 19, 2012

Forensic Anthropology Questions

Forensic Anthropology Questions. This page is designed to provide easy access to the most frequently asked forensic anthropology related questions.

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Sep 19, 2012

Forensic Archaeology Information Guide

Forensic Archaeology is a specialized discipline within the broader field of Forensics which applies archaeological techniques and methods in order to assist in the location, recovery, and...

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Sep 15, 2012

Forensic Expert Interviews

Welcome to the forensic expert interviews page, a new initiative for 2010 here on the All About Forensic Science Website. I'm delighted to announce that experts spanning a range of forensic science..

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Sep 15, 2012

Forensic DNA Information Guide

Anybody looking for information about forensic DNA will come across a number of related terms e.g. genetic fingerprinting, DNA testing, DNA typing, DNA profiling etc. The important thing to note...

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Sep 10, 2012

Forensic Ballistics Information Guide

A very useful defintion of forensic ballistics appeared in a U.S. House Bill back in 2000, which stated that forensic ballistics is "a comparative analysis of fired bullets and cartridge casings...

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Aug 28, 2012

Criminalists: Full Text Article Featuring Paul L Kirk

Criminalists: A defendant was on trial for assault. The jury was in doubt when Dr. Paul L. Kirk, of the University of California's crime laboratory, showed them a pair of similar hairs wound...

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Aug 28, 2012

Criminalistics Information Guide

Although the term criminalistics is often used interchangeably with the term forensic science, it is in fact as the Amarican Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) acknowledge a distinct discipline...

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Aug 03, 2012

Alphonse Bertillon

Alphonse Bertillon was a French criminologist and anthropologist who created the first system of physical measurements, photography, and record-keeping that police could use to identify recidivist...

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Aug 03, 2012

Forensic Science History Article

Forensic science history. Travel back to a time before CSI. This wonderful article from 1921 is essentially a CSI call to arms.

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Jul 25, 2012

Forensic Art Links

Welcome to the forensic art links section of the All About Forensic Science Website. For each forensic art related information resource featured below, a brief description will be given along with...

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Jul 24, 2012

Crime Scene Photos: A Collection of Free Quality Crime Scene Photos

Welcome to the crime scene photos page. Please feel free to download and use any of the crime scene pictures featured below in your science projects, presentations, lectures, teaching materials etc.

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Jul 24, 2012

Crime Scene Investigation Links

Welcome to the crime scene investigation links section of the All About Forensic Science Website. For each crime scene investigation information resource featured below, a brief description will be...

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Jul 24, 2012

Crime Scene Investigation Online: CSI Video & Audio Broadcasts

The aim of the Crime Scene Investigation Online page is to showcase the best CSI related video and audio broadcasts that can be accessed for free online.

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Jul 24, 2012

Crime Scene Investigation Questions

Crime Scene Investigation Questions: Welcome to the Crime Scene Investigation Q & A page. This page provides easy access to the most interesting crime scene investigation related questions posted...

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Jul 24, 2012

The Forensic Science eBook Collection

Forensic Science eBook Collection: There are literally thousands of forensic science related books and publications that are in the public domain and as such can be found on the Internet...

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Jul 24, 2012

Crime Scene Documentation Information Page

Crime scene documentation begins with the first responder. Police officers are taught the importance of taking notes from the time of arrival. The crime scene investigator documents the scene in...

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Jul 24, 2012

Crime Scene Collection Techniques Information Page

Crime Scene Collection Techniques: The crime scene investigator performing the collection must ensure tools are clean or sterilized and that gloves are changed between handling each sample...

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Jul 24, 2012

Crime Scene Evidence Information Page

Items of physical crime scene evidence are not always visible to the naked eye and may be easily overlooked. A deliberate, methodical, disciplined approach to collection and preservation of evidence..

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Jul 24, 2012

Types of Crime Scene Information Page

Types of Crime Scene: The outdoor crime scene is the most vulnerable to loss, contamination, and deleterious change of physical evidence in a relatively short period of time. Individuals with...

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Jul 19, 2012

Forensic Pathology Information Guide

Forensic pathology primarily relates to the study of disease within a legal context.

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Jul 16, 2012

Forensic Science Conferences & Workshop Listings

A regularly updated list of the best world wide forensic science conferences and workshops

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Jun 29, 2012

Mathieu Orfila

Mathieu Orfila was a towering figure in the emergent field of forensics. Often called the "Father of Toxicology," he was the first great 19th-century exponent of forensic medicine.

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Jun 27, 2012

Forensic Nursing Degree Directory

Welcome to the forensic nursing degree directory. Here you will find a selection of schools, colleges and Universtites that offer forensic nursing programs and forensic nursing education and training.

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Jun 27, 2012

Elder Abuse Information Guide

Elder Abuse definitions vary considerably from state to state in terms of what constitutes abuse, neglect, or exploitation of the elderly. However, broadly speaking it can involve physical violence...

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Jun 27, 2012

Forensic Nursing Information Guide

According to the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN), forensic nursing is the application of nursing science to public or legal proceedings; the application of the forensic aspects...

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Jun 27, 2012

Forensic Nursing Links

Welcome to the forensic nursing links section of the All About Forensic Science Website. For each forensic nursing related information resource featured below, a brief description will be given...

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Jun 02, 2012

Forensic Science Careers

Very useful information about forensic science careers

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May 16, 2012

The Forensic Audio Collection

The forensic audio page showcases the best forensic science related audio recordings available online. In time, this will also be the page where you can access audio versions of the publications...

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May 16, 2012

Forensic Science Salary: The Forensic Science FAQ Collection

Forensic Science Salary? Income in the forensic sciences varies greatly depending upon your degree, your actual job, where you work, and how many hours you work. You may never "get rich" but you...

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May 16, 2012

How To Become A Forensic Scientist: The Forensic Science FAQ Collection

How To Become A Forensic Scientist? It all depends on what you want to do. Do you want to work in a lab? Then for most lab specialties you would need a degree in natural science (chemistry or biology)

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May 16, 2012

What is Forensic Science: The Forensic Science FAQ Collection

What is Forensic Science? Forensic science is the application of natural sciences to matters of the law. In practice, forensic science draws upon physics, chemistry, biology, and other scientific...

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May 16, 2012

Forensic Science Information: Frequently Asked Questions

Welcome to the forensic science information page. This page is designed to provide an easy access knowledge base related to the most frequently asked questions posted to the Forensic Q & A section...

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