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Forensic entomology | www.scienceinschool.org

Forensic entomology | www.scienceinschool.org | Forensic Entomology | Scoop.it
Are you a biologist with a mission? Do you want to fight crime with science? Martin Hall and Amoret Brandt from The Natural History Museum in London, UK, introduce the fascinating (and smelly) field of forensic entomology.
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Visible Proofs: Forensic Views of the Body: Galleries: Technologies: Life cycle of the black blow fly

Visible Proofs: Forensic Views of the Body: Galleries: Technologies: Life cycle of the black blow fly | Forensic Entomology | Scoop.it
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Life cycle of blowfly; great visuals.

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Insects time-stamp bodies for forensics - Science Network Western Australia

Insects time-stamp bodies for forensics
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Prof Dadour says the results showed forensic entomology methods for analysing a corpse found on land could be applied to bodies found in water environments.
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Just as arthropods are used to estimate time of death, article introduces idea that crustaceans can be utilized in same manner to estimate time of death in cases involving bodies and water.

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Crime Scene Creatures | Interactive: Determine the Time of Death | Nature | PBS

Crime Scene Creatures | Interactive: Determine the Time of Death | Nature | PBS | Forensic Entomology | Scoop.it
A body has been discovered. Collect and analyze the evidence, then determine the postmortem interval (PMI). This movie requires Flash Player 9
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Conventional Forensic Theory on Order of Bugs That Feast on Corpses Upended: Scientific American

Conventional Forensic Theory on Order of Bugs That Feast on Corpses Upended: Scientific American | Forensic Entomology | Scoop.it
Beetles might precede blowflies (not vice versa, as forensic entomology has long suggested), a finding that could change time of death and other calculations made by crime-scene investigators...

Via Susan Merrick
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Controversial article pertaining to order of arthropods as a means for estimation of time of death.

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