June 15, 2020
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Sir Jeffery discovered single nucleotide polymorphism. This is useful because it created the first DNA fingerprint.
Because of Albert S. Osborn, courts began accepting forged documents as scientific evidence. This helped to find more evidence during trials.
Alphonse Bertillion was the first to introduce the concept of photographing suspects. He recorded their physical mesurements for records.
Antoine Louis was the creator of the guillotine. This was a new and improved form of capitol punishment.
Calvin Goddard was the creator of the comparison microscope. Because of his invention, two pieces of specimen can be compared and viewed at once.
Edmond Locard formed the first forensic science laboratory. He also improved the study of dactylography.
Francis Galton created the system of fingerprint classification. That same system is in place today.
Hans Gross' studies were identified as "criminology". This is the study of crimes and solving crimes.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was the author of 'Sherlock Holmes'. He introduced detective work to the public and got people interested.
Mathieu Orfila was known as the "father of toxicology". He was the first to introduce forensic medicine.
Hsi Duan Yu was published and proved ow insects can be used to solve a crime. It was the first recording of using finger prints to solve crimes.
WORK CITED - www.encyclopedia.com/science/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps -www.biography.com/people/francis-galton-9305647 -aboutforensics.co.uk/edmond-locard/ -www.nndb.com/people/427/00
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