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BOTW012014111020141111 (R4)Crime writer Val McDermid delves into the history and development of forensic science.
BOTW0220141111By Val McDermid. Today, Entomology and Pathology - from a Chinese criminal investigation in 1247 to the case of Dr Crippen.
Bestselling crime author Val McDermid, author of The Wire in the Blood and The Vanishing Point, is fascinated by forensic science - the secrets it can reveal and the way it has altered the processes of justice. Val delves into medical archives and interviews scientists, exploring as far back as the murder of Julius Caesar and early recorded forensic science in thirteenth century China as well as famous modern cases.
Read by Val McDermid
Abridged by Sian Preece
Produced by Allegra McIlroy.
BOTW022014111120141112 (R4)Val McDermid explores entomology and pathology, including a 1247 investigation in China.
BOTW032014111220141113 (R4)Val McDermid explores how DNA evidence has transformed modern criminal investigations.
By Val McDermid. Today, Val explores the astonishing developments in Crime Scene Investigation through fingerprinting and DNA evidence.
Bestselling crime author Val McDermid, author of The Wire in the Blood and The Vanishing Point, is fascinated by forensic science - the secrets it can reveal and the way it has altered the processes of justice. Val delves into medical archives and interviews scientists, exploring as far back as the murder of Julius Caesar and early recorded forensic science in thirteenth century China as well as famous modern cases.
Read by Val McDermid
Abridged by Sian Preece
Produced by Allegra McIlroy.
BOTW042014111320141114 (R4)Val McDermid explores the use of anthropology, facial reconstruction and digital forensics
BOTW05 LAST2014111420141115 (R4)Val McDermid reveals how her fascination with forensic science connects with her fiction.
By Val McDermid. Today Val reveals her personal interest in forensic science and how her research connects with her fiction.
Bestselling crime author Val McDermid, author of The Wire in the Blood and The Vanishing Point, is fascinated by forensic science - the secrets it can reveal and the way it has altered the processes of justice. Val delves into medical archives and interviews scientists, exploring as far back as the murder of Julius Caesar and early recorded forensic science in thirteenth century China as well as famous modern cases.
Read by Val McDermid
Abridged by Sian Preece
Produced by Allegra McIlroy.

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  • Crime and Justice / Factual / Science and Nature / Readings / Documentaries