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Firearm residue left on skin and clothing
Determinations of post-mortem cooling
Use of the heated headspace sampling technique for collecting arson evidence.
Development of the chemiluminescent reagent luminol as a presumptive test for blood.
Identification of the polymorphic nature of red cells
Evaluation of the gas chromatograph and the mass spectrometer for forensic purposes
Luminol was and is used to find the residue of blood after it has been ¨cleaned up¨ prior to arrival of the crime scene team.
1932 was when the FBI National Crime Lab opened and is now one of the largest and most comprehensive crime labs in the world.
The Surete was founded by Eugene Francois Vidocq. It was an inspiration for the Scotland Yard, FBI, and other criminal investigation teams.
Sherlock Holmes is a fictional private detective created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. He is known for his proficiency with observation, forensic science, and logical reasoning.
John Toms shot and killed Edward Culshaw with a pistol. There is no reasoning as to why he did. They convicted him by finding a piece of newspaper in his pocket that matched the piece that was in Edwards head.
Prison inmates photographed
ABO Blood groups
the first forensic academic program
The first use of polygraph
Fingerprint identification of corpses
Murray Hill and voice print
Chemical test for ink identification, vacuum used to collect trace evidence
Guaiac test for blood
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