How forensic experts collect evidence
By: Sandra Piddock
Back in the day, law enforcers thought that the most important evidence in a crime was that provided by eye witnesses. However, eye witnesses are in fact part of the evidence, and what they have witnessed may have been so distressing as to affect their...
A comparison of phylum echinodermata and phylum chordata
By: M E Skeel
Echinoderms are starfish, brittle stars, sea cucumbers and sea urchins. Chordates are fish and birds, reptiles, amphibians and mammals. What is there to compare? What do they have in common? Surprisingly, echinoderms may in fact be the chordates' closest invertebrate relatives. Although superficially very different...
By: Victoria Tiegert
Forensics is a science that is used most often in cases involving the legal system. This is a very important field in that it can lead to the discovery of many things which may not otherwise be known with any degree of certainty. The science...
By: Can Tran
Forensics experts collect evidence differently in respects to their own specialized fields. There are many fields of forensics: ballistics, blood spatter analysis, DNA analysis, forensic anthropology, forensic accounting, forensic aerial photography, forensic archeology, forensic astronomy, forensic botany, forensic chemistry, computational forensics, forensic dactyloscopy, digital forensics...
By: Jenna Pope
When forensic experts process a crime scene, they engage in exacting procedures of documentation and the collection of any physical evidence the experts find. Examples of evidence collected are latent fingerprints, blood, hair, human or animal bones, semen, fibers, threads, glass, paint, flammable liquids or...
By: Bridget Webber
When a crime is committed forensic experts are summoned to discover exactly what has happened. Their success at gathering evidence depends on many factors, from the reliability of signs present to examine, to the sophistication of equipment available. How forensic experts collect evidence is dependant...
An overview: Salamanders (order Caudata)
By: M E Skeel
Salamanders are amphibians. They are lizard-like in shape, with long bodies and tails, and four legs that stick out to the sides of the body. Unlike lizards, they have soft, scale-less skin and soft shelled eggs that must be laid in water. Salamanders hatch as...
Characteristics of geckos (family Gekkonidae)
By: M E Skeel
Geckos are lizards so they are cold-blooded, scaley and have five fingered limbs. Geckos have big heads and large, snake-like eyes, without moveable eyelids. Instead, in most species, the eye is protected by a transparent covering that is shed with the skin. Geckos have a...
An overview of the world's lizards
By: M E Skeel
Lizards are reptiles so they share many common reptile traits.They are cold-blooded (poikilothermic). They have scaly skin. Most have four pentadactyl limbs. Most lay hard shelled eggs. There are exceptions to every rule of course and there are both legless lizards and lizards that...
By: Paul Brodie
Weapons are tools, and tools leave marks. A weapon in a violent crime can be anything from a gun to a knife, to a fist, to a mouthful of teeth. Each of these tools leaves a signature mark that can be analyzed and matched to...

 

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