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    The word forensic derives from the Latin word “forensis” which means to be publicly known or heard. Most forensic scientists in the 1800 and 1900’s were self- taught but even now there are not many colleges that are certified to give a degree in forensics. Forensic science has been around since 44 B.C. but it wasn’t recognized as a method of science until the late 20th century. Forensic science is an asset in solving crime. Forensic science has become so popular in the past twenty- five years. I became interested in forensic science around 2013, because I was sick a lot, which made me stay home a lot and I watched different cop shows. The stuff that popped to me was how they solved the crimes in the lab and how that put the bad guys away.…

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    According to Blake Edwards, “Nothing matters but the facts. Without them, the science of criminal investigation is nothing more than a guessing game.” A criminal investigation is the study of facts, and without facts one can not solve a problem. Being a Forensic Science Technician can be hard because of a slower growth rate than other jobs, trends, relocation, education and skills, salary, and satisfaction. Even though there is a slower growth rate compared to other jobs, there will be a…

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    watching an episode of Bones or CSI and now you are wondering how you can get a job in forensic science. Or, even better, you've developed a passion for problem solving and a love for the natural sciences and the scientific method, and you'd like to find a way to use that knowledge towards fighting and solving crimes. If this describes you, then a career in forensic science will probably be the perfect criminology career for you. The term "forensic scientist" does not describe a singular job…

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    The science of my topic is revolves around criminal law and forensic science. According to staffs. ac. uk “Forensic science is any science used for the purposes of law, and therefore provides important scientific evidence for use in the courts of law, e.g. in a criminal investigation and trial.” Today's world got a lot of new technology and that makes it easy for forensic scientists to solve more crimes than ever before. Also the field has grown exponentially over the years. Forensic science…

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    Forensic Science Career

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    of the forensic science career is a very extensive one that has a lot of standstills for long periods of time, but with that comes very many breakthroughs. Forensic scientists have a very hard and very important job, and many people have no idea about the risks it takes to become one, or to determine one’s innocence in a court of law. 1. Dating all the way back to 2698 B.C, forensic science started, accidentally, by a man named Shen Nung. Shen had tasted a documented 365 herbs and then died as…

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    Forensic Science

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    Forensic science is one aspect of law enforcement where crime-solving, technology and science meet in support of the Theory of Transfer (When two objects meet, some evidence of that meeting can be found later and verified). There was a significant instance in 1248 where a Chinese Author; His DuanYu published a book (The Washing Away of Wrongs) on how medical knowledge could be applied to solve a crime; for example, distinguishing drowning from strangulation. Fast forward, in 1784 an Englishman…

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    Forensic Science is the appliance of chemistry to the findings of crime. It includes firearm, forensic psychiatry, questioned document examination, criminal law, identification, photography as well as crime scene processing. They judge things like hair, body fluids, bullets, shoe prints, fingerprints, drugs and plant materials. Their work is not only bound to crimes against somebody, such as homicide, theft, or fraud. Food poisoning, environmental pollution, misuse of unsafe chemicals, and…

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    In recent years, television shows such as CSI and NCIS have placed science in the spotlight, frequently depicting forensic science as some type of futuristic magic, unravelling crimes within an hour and without error. Of course, these shows are only fiction. One forensic scientist estimated that “40% of the science on CSI does not exist, and most of the rest is performed in ways that crime lab personnel can only dream about” (Winter & York, 2011). With more than 90 million people watching…

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    A Look Into the World of Forensic Technology Growing up, I was always unsure of the profession I was going to pursue. I went from being a nurse, to a doctor, to being an architect. It wasn’t until my sophomore year of high school when I became interested in science and decided to go into the field of biology, with focus on forensic science. Because of my strong interest in the subject, I was excited when given an opportunity to interview someone in the profession. I had the chance to interview…

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    you ever watched 48 Hours? Or Law & Order? How about Forensic Files? Well, if you have, have you ever wondered how a person died? Or why they died? And the number one question that is always on our mind is who killed them? Do you ever wonder how a scientist comes to the conclusion of what caused a person to die? Scientist who are in charge of examining the cause of death of a person are called forensic scientist. But what is forensic science, you may ask. Forensic science is the scientific…

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