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Forensic Science & Law: Biology

forensic biology with hand and petri dish


Forensic biology is the study of organisms and their remains, such as blood, hair, plants, and bodies, for criminal investigations. Subtopics include serology, toxicology, entomology, and genetics.

Forensic biology is very closely linked to forensic chemistry and therefore shares many of the same fields of study.

databases for researching forensic biology topics

FORENSICNetBase is the most important database for Forensic Science & Law. Here are some biology articles related to forensics  available through the Gumberg Library.