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The Chinese use fingerprints as a method as identification on documents and clay
Use fingerprints for the first time , the Arabic merchants would take the debtor's fingerprints and attach it to the bill.
Herophilus was a Greek scientist, that did the first dissection in Alexandria
Erasistratus was a Greek physician to test a patients pulse
Antistius examined the dead body of Julius Caesar to determined the death of 23 stab wounds. The only fatal one was to the chest.
The first recorded use of questioned document analysis
Invention of the breathalyzer for field sobriety test
First forensic autopsies are done at University of Bologna
Chinese use fingerprints to "sign" legal documents
Ambroise Para (1510-1590) writes extensively on the anatomy of war and homicidal wounds
Medical schools are established in Padua and Bologna
Pope Clement VI(1291-1352) orders autopsies on victims of the Black Death to hopefully find a cause for the plague
Francois Damelle publishes the first treatise on document exmination in France
Carl Wihelm Scheele (1742-1786) develops the first test for arsenic.
Physician to the Roam gladiators, dissect both animals and humans for causes of disease
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