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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.
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The plot goes thus; a forensic scientist's testimony had put Mr Martins, a young man behind bars for man slaughter.
Lucy added: "Although the job I'm going into isn't as a forensic scientist, a lot of the skills I've developed through the course will be extremely helpful in the future.
A FORENSIC scientist yesterday revealed there were "no mechanical defects" with a car driven by an Orangeman that collided with a group of pedestrians.
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With the expert advice of leading forensic scientist, Rhonda Roby we developed mitoPrimers.
A FORENSIC scientist said there was "no physical evidence" to back up former lifeguard Mark Bridger's claims that he ran over schoolgirl April Jones, a court heard yesterday.
BEIJING -- A senior Chinese forensic scientist who works for the government has said that the evidence presented in a prominent criminal trial last month did not prove that Neil Heywood, a British businessman, was killed last year by cyanide poisoning.
28 ( ANI ): A prominent Chinese forensic scientist has cast doubt on the official version of the death of British businessman Neil Heywood, which triggered a huge political scandal in China.
Forensic scientist Samantha Warner told Newcastle Crown Court the presence of both clotted and unclotted blood suggested there was a time interval between the initial attack in the porch and further violence in the hallway.
Steeped in blood; the life and times of a forensic scientist.
Robert Bone, a forensic scientist, told the court yesterday that his examinations had shown that a plastic bag found in the side of the car had prints "associated with the defendant".

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