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Beyond the body farm : a legendary bone detective explores murders, mysteries, and the revolution in forensic science

Author: William M Bass; Jon Jefferson
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A forensic anthropologist tracks the field's increasing sophistication as reflected by cases throughout his career, describing such newer technologies as DNA processing and electron microscopy, and examining past cases in which new developments proved pivotal.
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Genre/Form: Personal Narratives
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Named Person: William M Bass
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William M Bass; Jon Jefferson
ISBN: 9780060875299 0060875291
OCLC Number: 173748687
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxii, 282 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: A half-century of forensic evolution and revolution --
The golden bowl, the burning palace : applying modern science to ancient bones --
Splash landing, part 1 : finding answers in teeth and skull morphology --
Shedding light on a victims bones : using UV to illuminate identity --
Forensics at the speed of flight : interpreting teeth and trauma --
The rockets' red glare, bodies bursting in air : dealing with a mass disaster --
Dead for the holidays : determining time since death --
A Texas scorcher : finding a fingerprint in a frontal sinus --
No butts about it : convicting a killer by matching bite marks --
Listening to the bugs : pinpointing time since death with forensic entomology --
The professor versus the computer : harnessing software to determine race and ID a victim --
Science at the cutting edge : scanning a knife mark with electron microscopy --
Leoma Patterson, part 1 : reopening an old coffinand an old case with DNA --
Splash landing, part 2 : searching the depths with sonar --
Leoma Patterson, part 2 : putting a face on the dead --
The day the bopper died : digging for the truth, and finding it with x-rays --
Leoma Patterson, part 3 : pushing the limits of DNA testing.
Responsibility: Bill Bass and Jon Jefferson.

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A forensic anthropologist tracks the field's increasing sophistication as reflected by cases throughout his career, describing such newer technologies as DNA processing and electron microscopy, and examining past cases in which new developments proved pivotal.

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