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by Angela Libal
The books in the 'Forensics: The Science of Crime-Solving' series will help readers understand the intriguing world of forensic science.
Hardcover, 112 pages
Published November 1st 2005 by Mason Crest Publishers
(first published 2005)
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This was a thin book, obviously written for young readers (perhaps junior high age) and understandable to me. "Bones" (TV show) has given me an interest in the subject. Some things I learned: Forensics is the science of crime investigation - Anthropology is the study of human beings - The length of the hand is approximately 1/10 of a person's height - postmortom change is (1) algor mortis (when the body cools) (2) livor mortis (blood sinks to the body's lowest points, takes six hours (3) rigor m ...more