The Resource Beyond the body farm : a legendary bone detective explores murders, mysteries, and the revolution in forensic science, Bill Bass and Jon Jefferson

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

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Beyond the body farm : a legendary bone detective explores murders, mysteries, and the revolution in forensic science
Title
Beyond the body farm
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a legendary bone detective explores murders, mysteries, and the revolution in forensic science
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Bill Bass and Jon Jefferson
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Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 614/.17
  • 363.2509
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
GN69.8
LC item number
.B35 2007
Literary form
non fiction
NLM call number
  • 2007 K-727
  • W 750
NLM item number
B317b 2007
Beyond the body farm : a legendary bone detective explores murders, mysteries, and the revolution in forensic science, Bill Bass and Jon Jefferson
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Beyond the body farm : a legendary bone detective explores murders, mysteries, and the revolution in forensic science, Bill Bass and Jon Jefferson
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Includes index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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
  • 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
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 282 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780060875299
Lccn
2007040458
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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illustrations
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ocn173748687

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