Chromatography is a family of laboratory techniques for separating mixtures of chemicals into their individual compounds. [eBook]
A central part of many forensic investigations is the analysis of materials that are recovered from the scene of the investigation [eBook]
Chromatography is an analytical method to separate a mixture into different components based on their chemical properties.
The increased popularity of forensic science has exposed the public to tools of analysis previously unknown outside of the scientific community.
From the BBC. Dr Yan from the Bang Goes the Theory solves the crime of who stole his doughnuts using paper chromatography. He explains how to perform the experiment and how to interpret the result to solve the crime. Includes a short video clip.
Solve a crime with paper chromatography!