Forensic scientists mainly examine contact trace material associated with crimes. The evidence they gather may be used in law courts to prosecute or defend suspects in criminal investigations. Analysis techniques are sophisticated and at the leading edge id scientific discovery.
Become a forensic scientist in your own home, using the same methods as the experts in four exciting activities:
- & Cast prints and match pattern evidence to suspects’ shoes
- & Create a fingerprint database and learn how to lift and analyse a mystery print
- & Extract your own DNA
- & Use chromatography to analyse and identify different inks