The Resource The modern Sherlock Holmes : an introduction to forensic science today, by Judy Williams

The modern Sherlock Holmes : an introduction to forensic science today, by Judy Williams

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The modern Sherlock Holmes : an introduction to forensic science today
Title
The modern Sherlock Holmes
Title remainder
an introduction to forensic science today
Statement of responsibility
by Judy Williams
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The Modern Sherlock Holmes brings right up to date the meticulous detection methods set down by Sherlock Holmes one hundred years ago. From genetic profiling to gas chromatography and infra-red scanning, this introduction to the most modern forensic techniques takes the reader step by step through crime detection today."--Jacket
Cataloging source
MBB
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Williams, Judy
Dewey number
363.25
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV8073
LC item number
.W538 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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BBC World Service
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  • Forensic sciences
  • Criminal investigation
  • Criminal investigation
  • Forensic sciences
Label
The modern Sherlock Holmes : an introduction to forensic science today, by Judy Williams
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Publication
Note
  • Based on the BBC World Service series: The modern Sherlock Holmes produced by Ruth Linton
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: forensic science in the 1990s -- Sherlock Holmes and the history of forensic science -- The scene of the crime -- The investigation of fire -- Firearms and the science of ballistics -- Dentistry: the 'fingerprint' of the mouth -- Fingerprints: modern DNA profiling -- Piecing together the physical evidence -- Forensic pathology: the science of unexpected death -- Biology: the unique evidence of DNA -- Entomology: the evidence of insects -- Questioned documents: forgeries and disguise -- Psychiatry: unravelling the criminal mind -- Toxicology: detecting drugs and poisons
Extent
1 online resource (96 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color))
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036739123
Label
The modern Sherlock Holmes : an introduction to forensic science today, by Judy Williams
Link
Publication
Note
  • Based on the BBC World Service series: The modern Sherlock Holmes produced by Ruth Linton
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: forensic science in the 1990s -- Sherlock Holmes and the history of forensic science -- The scene of the crime -- The investigation of fire -- Firearms and the science of ballistics -- Dentistry: the 'fingerprint' of the mouth -- Fingerprints: modern DNA profiling -- Piecing together the physical evidence -- Forensic pathology: the science of unexpected death -- Biology: the unique evidence of DNA -- Entomology: the evidence of insects -- Questioned documents: forgeries and disguise -- Psychiatry: unravelling the criminal mind -- Toxicology: detecting drugs and poisons
Extent
1 online resource (96 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color))
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036739123

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