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The Resource Beyond the Body Farm : a legendary bone detective explores murders, mysteries, and the revolution in forensic science, Bill Bass and Jon Jefferson

Beyond the Body Farm : a legendary bone detective explores murders, mysteries, and the revolution in forensic science, Bill Bass and Jon Jefferson

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Beyond the Body Farm : a legendary bone detective explores murders, mysteries, and the revolution in forensic science
Title
Beyond the Body Farm
Title remainder
a legendary bone detective explores murders, mysteries, and the revolution in forensic science
Statement of responsibility
Bill Bass and Jon Jefferson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
IEB
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1928-
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Bass, William M.
Dewey number
614/.17
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
GN69.8
LC item number
.B372 2008
Literary form
non fiction
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Jefferson, Jon
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  • Forensic anthropology
  • Forensic anthropology
  • Crime laboratories
  • Human body
  • Human skeleton
  • Human skeleton
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Label
Beyond the Body Farm : a legendary bone detective explores murders, mysteries, and the revolution in forensic science, Bill Bass and Jon Jefferson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published in hardcover: William Morrow, 2007
  • Includes index
Contents
  • No butts about it : convicting a killer by matching bite marks
  • Listening to the bugs : pinpointing time since death with forensic entomology
  • The professor versus the computer : harnessing software to determine race and ID a victim
  • Science at the cutting edge : scanning a knife mark with electron microscopy
  • Leoma Patterson, part 1 : reopening an old coffin--and an old case--with DNA
  • Splash landing, part 2 : searching the depths with sonar
  • Leoma Patterson, part 2 : putting a face on the dead
  • The day the bopper died : digging for the truth, and finding it with x-rays
  • Leoma Patterson, part 3 : pushing the limits of DNA testing
  • Introduction: A half-century of forensic evolution and revolution
  • The golden bowl, the burning palace : applying modern science to ancient bones
  • Splash landing, part 1 : finding answers in teeth and skull morphology
  • Shedding light on a victim's bones : using UV to illuminate identity
  • Forensics at the speed of flight : interpreting teeth and trauma
  • The rockets' red glare, bodies bursting in air : dealing with a mass disaster
  • Dead for the holidays : determining time since death
  • A Texas scorcher : finding a "fingerprint" in a frontal sinus
Control code
ocn277498174
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxii, 280 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780060875282
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Beyond the Body Farm : a legendary bone detective explores murders, mysteries, and the revolution in forensic science, Bill Bass and Jon Jefferson
Publication
Note
  • Originally published in hardcover: William Morrow, 2007
  • Includes index
Contents
  • No butts about it : convicting a killer by matching bite marks
  • Listening to the bugs : pinpointing time since death with forensic entomology
  • The professor versus the computer : harnessing software to determine race and ID a victim
  • Science at the cutting edge : scanning a knife mark with electron microscopy
  • Leoma Patterson, part 1 : reopening an old coffin--and an old case--with DNA
  • Splash landing, part 2 : searching the depths with sonar
  • Leoma Patterson, part 2 : putting a face on the dead
  • The day the bopper died : digging for the truth, and finding it with x-rays
  • Leoma Patterson, part 3 : pushing the limits of DNA testing
  • Introduction: A half-century of forensic evolution and revolution
  • The golden bowl, the burning palace : applying modern science to ancient bones
  • Splash landing, part 1 : finding answers in teeth and skull morphology
  • Shedding light on a victim's bones : using UV to illuminate identity
  • Forensics at the speed of flight : interpreting teeth and trauma
  • The rockets' red glare, bodies bursting in air : dealing with a mass disaster
  • Dead for the holidays : determining time since death
  • A Texas scorcher : finding a "fingerprint" in a frontal sinus
Control code
ocn277498174
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxii, 280 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780060875282
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Other physical details
ill.

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