By: Paul McManigal
Currently, the world of crime scene investigation is largely centered around the recovery of fingerprints. Latent prints are those that cannot be seen without further processing. Patent prints are visible, but can often be enhanced by additional processing. The most common form of fingerprints that...
By: Paul McManigal
During the course of any crime scene investigator's career, there will be times when you need to photograph large scenes at night. This creates a challenge because of the nature of flash photography. Flash units are becoming more powerful as technology advances, but they still...
By: Ashlee Richards
Franz Boas and Margaret MeadThe Quest for an Empirical Discipline In the nineteenth-Century, ethnology, which involves the organized comparison of human societies, and relied on second hand materials collected by missionaries, explorers, or colonial officials, earned the ethnologists their current label of "arm-chair anthropologists" developed...
By: Ms. Treyce D'Gabriel
Twenty-one years ago I stared at the blank piece of paper in front of me and took a deep breath. My husband had already left for work, but he left me with bruises to remind me that he felt our marriage had to work. I...
By: Draven
THEORY DOES NOT EQUAL FACTThe theory of evolution is only a theory, and not a fact. Good scientific theory requires the inherent ability to be proven false. Although theories of any kind may seem factual because they have survived "the test of time" and attempts...
By: Shaun T. Koh
An immigration officer had reassured me on the phone that all I would need was a driver's license and proof of residency. A passport would not be required. Leaving the border of the United States into Canada earned me a cursory glance and wave.On...
By: Melissa Freeman
Evolutionary ProcessesRosemary and Peter Grant, along with their colleagues, conducted a study in the Galapagos Islands on finches. During this study, something incredible happened that demonstrates a modern day example of evolution through natural selection. The finches beaks had evolved so that each species had...
By: Jenny Corvette
In the year 2000 in the Republic of Georgia, two human skulls were found that date back to 1.7 million years ago. These fossils have been classified as Homo ergaster, which many scientists think is the African version of Homo erectus. This find shocked...
By: R.G. Altarejos
It is sad to know that Japan, one of the highly industrialized countries in the world, produce more quality and fuel-efficient cars than children. As such, it baby boomers are increasing fast more than it expected. With the fast pace of industrialization and the constricting...
By: James Love
For many years many people within our society have had very misleading and very unfair views and opinions of our prehistoric ancestors. This has meant that both our ancestors and their importance have been taken for granted for many years. The worst and most frustrating...

 

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