DNA Fingerprinting

Fingerprinting has come a long way since the era when Babylonians would press their fingertips into clay as a record…

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Guide to Forensic Science

The word “forensic” is derived from the Latin word forensis: public; to the forum or public discussion; argumentative, rhetorical, belonging…

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Bullet Physics

A body moving through the atmosphere is affected by a variety of different forces. Specifically, a bullet in flight is…

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Light Microscope

Forensic Science Guide: Light Microscope For hundreds of years microscopes have provided us a window in to the world of…

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Web Page Resources

Forensic Science Degree Guide: Forensic Science Web Pages The first conviction in a criminal court on the basis of DNA…

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Death Penalty

Forensic Science Guide: Death Penalty Resources It’s one of the dominant political, legal, and ethical questions of our time: is…

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Assassination of Lincoln

Forensic Science Guide: The Assassination of Lincoln Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) was the 16th President of the United States of America….

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Forensic Psychiatry

Forensic Psychiatry

Forensic Science Guide: Forensic Psychiatry Forensic psychiatry combines psychiatry with criminology and is considered a sub-specialty of psychiatry. Forensic psychiatrists…

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Forensic Entomology

Forensic Entomology Resources Overview of Forensic Entomology Forensic entomology can also be used to see if an insect may have…

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Forensic Science Resources

General Forensic Science Resources Forensic sciences have become an extremely important and valued aspect of the criminal justice systems around…

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Digital Evidence

Forensic Science Guide: Standard Uses of Digital Evidence This is an overview of how digital evidence is used to solve…

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DNA Forensics

DNA Forensics

Through DNA testing, law enforcement officers are able to identify human remains or the individual responsible for a crime. DNA…

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Forensics For Kids

One effective way to promote children’s interest in science is to teach them about forensics. Forensics involves the collection and…

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