Crime Scene Investigations: Clues in Corpses: A Closer Look at Body Farms, 1st Edition

  • Sara Mcintosh Wooten
  • Published By: Lucent Press (Rosen)
  • ISBN-10: 1534562311
  • ISBN-13: 9781534562318
  • DDC: 599.9
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 104 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released August 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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When human remains are found at a crime scene, forensic anthropologists examine them to determine the time and cause of death, as well as the identity of the victim. How do they know the answers to these questions? Body farms are facilities where specialists can study the ways bodies decompose under different conditions, which helps forensic anthropologists solve crimes more effectively. Informative fact boxes, full-color photographs, and engaging sidebars offer a closer look at these little-known research facilities. Readers are sure to be captivated by stories of farms unlike any they have ever heard of before.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction Creepy or Cool?.
1: Learning from a Mistake.
2: Inside the Body Farms.
3: Making Important Discoveries.
4: Down to the Bone.
5: Technological Advancements.
6: The Future of Body Farms.
For More Information.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.