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Forensic Science International

Description
An international journal dedicated to the applications of medicine and science in the administration of justice.

 

Status
active
Indexing
Biological Abstracts, Bulletin Signalétique, Cambridge Scientific Abstracts, Chemical Abstracts, Criminology, Penology and Police Science Abstracts, Current Awareness in Biological Sciences, Current Contents, EMBASE, MEDLINE®, National Criminal Justi
Successor
Subject

Source type
Journal
Publisher
ISBN ISSN
0379-0738
First volume
1
Last volume
+271
Homepage

Source type
Journal
Publisher
ISBN ISSN
0379-0738
First volume
12
Last volume
270+
Homepage
Description

Forensic Science International publishes original contributions in the many different scientific disciplines pertaining to the forensic sciences. Fields include forensic pathology and histochemistry, chemistry, biochemistry and toxicology (including drugs, alcohol, etc.), biology (including the identification of hairs and fibres), serology, odontology, psychiatry, anthropology, the physical sciences, firearms, and document examination, as well as investigations of value to public health in its broadest sense, and the important marginal area where science and medicine interact with the law.

Forensic Science International publishes:
  • Original Research Papers
  • Review Articles
  • Preliminary Communications
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Book Reviews
  • Case Reports


The journal covers all legal aspects of the general disciplines listed above, as well as specialist topics of forensic interest that are included in, or are related to, these disciplines, e.g.:
  • Biochemical and chemical analyses, and the forensic application of advanced analytical, physical, chemical and instrumental techniques
  • Bitemark evidence
  • Battered child syndrome
  • Questioned documents
  • Ballistics, projectiles and wounds
  • Fingerprints and identification
  • Tool marks
  • Contact traces
  • Poisoning
  • Breath analysers
  • Accident investigation and mass disasters


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