Blood, Bullets, and Bones: The Story of Forensic Science by Bridget Heos

By Bridget Heos

Blood, Bullets, and Bones offers younger readers with a clean and interesting examine the ever-evolving technological know-how of forensics.

Since the advent of DNA trying out, forensic technology has been within the vanguard of the public’s mind's eye, thank you specifically to renowned tv indicates like CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. yet forensic research has been practiced for hundreds of thousands of years. historic chinese language detectives studied lifeless our bodies for symptoms of foul play, and in Victorian England, officers used crime scene images and felony profiling to enquire the Jack the Ripper murders. within the intervening many years, forensic technological know-how has advanced to exploit the main state of the art, cutting edge recommendations and technologies.

In this ebook, acclaimed writer Bridget Heos makes use of real-life circumstances to inform the historical past of contemporary forensic technological know-how, from the 1st try out for arsenic poisoning to fingerprinting, firearm and blood spatter research, DNA facts, and all of the very important milestones in among. via turns eye-catching and surprising, Blood, Bullets, and Bones demonstrates the fundamental function forensic technology has performed in our felony justice system.

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