13th December 2004
FORENSIC SCIENCE BOOK IS BEST SELLER
in Forensic Science at the
Professor Peter White, Head of the Department of Forensic and Biomedical Sciences, edited the first and now this latest second edition of ‘Crime Scene to Court: The Essentials of Forensic Science’.
The popular text book is now riding high at number four in the science best sellers list compiled by the book sellers Waterstone’s.
Bryson’s ‘A Short History of Nearly Everything’ is top and ‘
‘Crime Scene to Court’ is published by the Royal Society of Chemistry and covers the three main areas involved in forensic science investigation – scene of crime, the forensic laboratory and the court room.
how crime scene and forensic examinations are conducted in the
It comprises chapters written by a range of experts in the field on topics from bloodstain pattern analysis and the examination of documents to firearms and forensic toxicology.
The book is selling better than a number of popular titles including ‘Hitler’s Scientists’ by John Cornwell and James D Watson’s ‘DNA: The Secret of Life’.
“When it was
conceived about nine years ago I never expected this book to achieve this level
of popularity within the
White moved to
He is a Chartered Chemist and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.
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