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Forensic Science True Crime Investigation: Forensic Chemistry

NCSTL Forensics Database

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NCSTL.org forensic research database helps you find 1000s of resources about forensic science and technology, the law of scientific evidence etc.
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Forensic Chemistry


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Forensic chemistry

Forensic chemistry is the application of chemistry  to law enforcement or the failure of products or processes. Wikpedia rticle - check information against a verfied source.

Forensic chemistry

Includes the history, what forensic chemists do, Analytical Techniques and Instrumentation, toxicology and fingerprinting.

Forensic chemist
From The American Chemical Society, information about the work of a forensic chemist.

What is forensic chemistry?
Forensic chemistry is a field of chemistry dedicated to the chemical analysis of various matter or substances that might be important or might have been used in the commission of a crime.

The Job description of a forensic chemist
Forensic chemists use the principles of science to test evidence at crime scenes.

What do forensic chemists do?
Forensic chemists work with chemicals and technology to analyze data to draw conclusions.

CSI reality - chemistry in the crime labs

What do a mysterious white powder, a blood smear, and a moldy ham sandwich have in common? To the average person, probably not much, but to a forensic chemist, these items might tell quite a bit about what happened when, where, and why.

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ABC Forensic Science
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