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Gut-eating bugs : maggots reveal the time of death!

Author: Danielle Denega
Publisher: New York : Franklin Watts, ©2007.
Series: 24/7, science behind the scenes.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Can bugs tell the time of death? This book has three case studies that explore how insects found on dead bodies help scientists solve the crime and tell the time of death by studying the insects life cycles. This very energetic book has lots of great illustration and content connections.
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Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Danielle Denega
ISBN: 053111824X 9780531118245 0531175251 9780531175255
OCLC Number: 70199876
Awards: Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K–12 Award, 2008
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Forensic 411: What's the buzz? Overheard at the crime scene --
Bugging out: See for yourself --
Forensic team: Who's who? --
True-life case files!: Woman in the sunken car --
Family tragedy --
Case of the Grand Canyon hikers --
Forensic download: Key dates in forensic entomology: Flashback --
In the news: Ripped from the headlines --
Bugs R Us: Real stuff --
Help wanted: Forensic entomologist: Careers --
Yellow pages: Resources --
Dictionary --
Index: Author's note.
Series Title: 24/7, science behind the scenes.
Responsibility: by Danielle Denega.
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Can bugs tell the time of death? This book has three case studies that explore how insects found on dead bodies help scientists solve the crime and tell the time of death by studying the insects life cycles. This very energetic book has lots of great illustration and content connections.

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