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Lecture 2

MEDT220 Lecture 2: History of Forensic Science

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Medical Laboratory Sciences
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Lehman, Donald C

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MEDT 220: 9/1/17 Friday, September 1, 2013:29 PM • Areas of Forensic Science o American Academy of Forensic Science o Toxicology § Analyze specimen for chemicals such as illicit drugs and poisons o DNA analysis/profiling § Comparing/matching DNA samples o Forensic pathology § Determines cause, manner, time of death § Conducts autopsies o Forensic Anthropology § ID and examination of human skeletal remains § Can reveal sex, age, race, injuries… o Forensic Entomology § Study of insects in relation to an investigation § Time of death § Has body been moved? o Forensic Odontology § Using teeth characteristics, alignment, and structure to ID victims § Bite mark analysis § Dentition and dental history are unique to each person § Odontograms are dental record diagrams § Radiographs are x-rays o Arson investigation o Ballistics o Fingerprints comparison o Forensic microbiology § Bio crimes o Forensic accountants o Forensic computer scientists § Digital forensics § Cyber crimes § “Exfiltration” (unlawful stealing of computer data) o Forensic accountants o Forensic computer scientists § Digital forensics § Cyber crimes § “Exfiltration” (unlawful stealing of computer data) o Background needed § Lab science § Good communication skills o DNA analysis § Genetics § Statistics • History of Forensic Science o Limited knowledge of anatomy and pathology impeded forensic science o 1775: first test used to detect arsenic in a corpse (Cal Scheele) o 1798: Francois Emanuel Dodere wrote A Treatise on Forensic Medicine and Public Health o 1806: Vallentin Ross improved methods for detecting arsenic in stomach lining o 1814:
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