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forensic science

[fə′ren·sik ′sī·əns]
(forensic science)
The recognition, collection, identification, individualization, and interpretation of physical evidence, and the application of science and medicine for criminal and civil law, or regulatory purposes.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"I welcome them to MTC, where together we can bring Bluestar crime scene technology to a new generation of forensic scientists in America.
The program will feature a blend of forensic fieldwork opportunities, advanced study of analytical methods, evidence and procedural law, and laboratory procedures used by forensic scientists in crime and investigative laboratories at the state and federal levels.View the full article from NJBIZ at http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180612/NJBIZ01/180619960/njit-to-launch-first-undergraduate-forensic-science-program.
We also visited mima to take part in workshops in the art gallery, which was really interesting as we learned about techniques used IFox by paint restorers which are basically the same techniques used by forensic scientists."
Senior forensic scientists may earn PS45,000 or more.
NEW technology will allow forensic scientists in Scotland to "lead the way" in DNA profiling following a PS6million investment, according to the Justice Secretary.
Two decades after Serb soldiers carried out house-to-house searches in a campaign of ethnic killings in Bosnia, forensic scientists are digging up what could turn out to be the largest mass grave from the 1992-95 war.
The high sensitivity of mtDNA PCR amplification and sequencing allows forensic scientists to obtain information from items of evidence associated with homicides or other criminal investigations, body identifications, cold cases and small pieces of evidence containing little biological material.
3378), which directs the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) to develop standards for forensic scientists and establish a Forensic Science Advisory Committee.
FORENSIC scientists apologised to the family of spy Gareth Williams yesterday after it emerged that a DNA error had dashed a "key" line of inquiry into his death.
MORE than three-quarters of forensic scientists believe next month's closure of the Forensic Science Service will lead to more miscarriages of justice, a survey showed today.
THE cold case investigation team and forensic scientists who have belatedly allowed the Metropolitan Police to bring to justice two of the men involved in the 1993 racist murder of Stephen Lawrence are to be congratulated for the thoroughness with which they have conducted this high-profile and no-expense-spared investigation.
Forensic scientists told Worcester Crown Court that blood found on two upright palm marks on the rear offside door and window of a Ford Galaxy vehicle matched that of the deceased.

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