Forensic scientists work together in order to solve a crime (just like the characters in the game). The shoe shown above may contain different materials that would be of interest to different forensic departments. Bloodstains may be sent to biology and toxicology, the firearms section may look for gunshot residue, the chemistry section may try to identify the soil samples and the trace evidence may contain hairs or fibres from the scene of the crime. Most of the work in the different departments of the forensic labs consist of finding out...

  • if a substance is present,
  •  determining the substance’s concentration,
  • where or whom the substance came from,
  • if the substance was the cause of death or if it contributed to the death,
  • matching of substances or materials
  • providing expert testimony on these subjects in a court of law.

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