For undergraduate courses in introductory-level Human Genetics, Biochemistry, and Molecular Biology courses. Also appropriate as a resource for law schools, legal clinics, and law enforcement offices.
Part of the "Prentice Hall Exploring Biology Series", DNA Forensics explores the subject of modern DNA profiling in straightforward language, requiring and is aimed at students with little background in science or biotechnology. It raises controversial questions about the uses and potential misuses of DNA forensics; and illustrates issues by presenting recent criminal cases involving DNA profiling. A valuable resource for undergraduate science students, it introduces basic concepts of genetics and biotechnology in the context of one of the most important developments in modern criminal investigation.
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"This is an excellent work. Spencer has done an excellent job of converting difficult scientific concepts into terms that can be understood by the public." — Elliott Goldstein, Associate Professor of Biology, Arizona State UniversityFrom the Back Cover:
In the last decade, forensic DNA profiling has emerged as a powerful method to identify the guilty and exonerate the innocent. What makes it such a powerful technique? How does DNA profiling work? What are the advantages and drawbacks to the technology, and how is DNA profiling changing the way the criminal justice system functions? This guide answers these questions by outlining the basic methods used in forensic DNA profiling and explaining how DNA evidence has the power to convict or exonerate. Extraordinary stories illustrate how this new technology is expanding and transforming criminal justice systems across the globe.
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Book Description Benjamin Cummings, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11013142338X
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Book Description Benjamin Cummings, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 013142338X