forensic chemistry


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forensic chemistry

[fə′ren·sik ′kem·ə·strē]
(forensic science)
The application of chemistry to the study of materials or problems in cases where the findings may be presented as technical evidence in a court of law.
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This reference work includes more than 300 chapters with articles covering autopsies, ballistics, fingerprinting, hair and fiber analysis, and the sophisticated procedures associated with terrorism investigations, forensic chemistry, DNA and immunoassays.
Unlike others who have made similar claims, Lost Spirits Technology has been substantiated using forensic chemistry reviewed by independent experts.
The new building will include classic forensics departments such as forensic biology and DNA, forensic chemistry, forensic toxicology, trace evidence and post-bomb and explosives, tool-marks and firearms, questioned documents, digital forensics and computer crime, voice analysis, forensic video and photography, fire and arson investigation and fingerprint.
A graduate of Forensic Chemistry from Manchester Metropolitan University, she brings with her a total of seven years work experience--four of which were at Robert McBride Ltd.
Presenters will represent a variety of fields including forensic chemistry, robotics, architecture, DNA extraction, engineering and veterinary medicine.
He holds a bachelor's of science degree in forensic chemistry from West Chester University.
Her focus is on forensic chemistry and physical evidence, and she does not cover DNA or other matters of concern to forensic biology.
Investigators sent them to the Food and Drug Administration's Forensic Chemistry Lab for analysis.
He said that GCU was the first university in Pakistan to initiate post-graduate programmes in Forensic Chemistry and they are also taking steps to promote research in this discipline.
The forensic chemistry student at the University of Glamorgan confessed she had no idea Dave would choose her as his date, but said she was keen to give him a chance, as she has done with most of the men who've come down the love lift on the show.
Carlin teaches forensic chemistry at Northumbria University, UK.
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