Beyond the Body Farm

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Sinopse

The Dead Do Tell Tales...

A pioneer in forensic anthropology, Dr. Bill Bass created the world's first laboratory dedicated to the study of human decomposition. Bill Bass's research at "the Body Farm" has revolutionized forensic science, helping police crack cold cases and pinpoint time since death. In this riveting book, the bone sleuth explores the rise of modern forensic science, using cases from his career to take readers into the real world of "CSI."

Some of Bill Bass's cases rely on the simplest of tools and techniques, while other cases hinge on sophisticated techniques Dr. Bass could not have imagined when he began his career: using computer data and video image processing to help identify murder victims; harnessing scanning electron microscopy to detect trace elements in knife wounds; and extracting DNA from a long-buried corpse, only to find that the female murder victim may have been mistakenly identified a quarter-century before. Witty and engaging, Bass dissects the methods used by homicide investigators every day, leading readers on an extraordinary journey into the high-tech science that it takes to crack a case.

Capítulos

  • Chapter 001

    Duração: 08min
  • Chapter 002

    Duração: 06min
  • Chapter 003

    Duração: 05min
  • Chapter 004

    Duração: 10min
  • Chapter 005

    Duração: 08min
  • Chapter 006

    Duração: 08min
  • Chapter 007

    Duração: 05min
  • Chapter 008

    Duração: 05min
  • Chapter 009

    Duração: 07min
  • Chapter 010

    Duração: 07min
  • Chapter 011

    Duração: 07min
  • Chapter 012

    Duração: 05min
  • Chapter 013

    Duração: 06min
  • Chapter 014

    Duração: 09min
  • Chapter 015

    Duração: 06min
  • Chapter 016

    Duração: 08min
  • Chapter 017

    Duração: 05min
  • Chapter 018

    Duração: 06min
  • Chapter 019

    Duração: 08min
  • Chapter 020

    Duração: 08min
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