Material that connects an individual or thing to a certain group.
This type of fingerprint has no deltas and accounts for about 5% of human fingherprints.
The most common way to remove organs from the body, during an autopsy, in which all the organs are removed at once.
These type of fingerprints are clearly visible and are made when you touch something such as paint or blood and then touch other surfaces.
The path a bullet takes
The type of glass that is found in the rear and side windows of a car.
Solids that have their atoms arranged randomly.
The arrangement of spiral grooves on the inside of the barrel.
The term which encompases all objects that can establish whether a crime has been committed or can provide a link between a perpetrator and a crime.
The process of separating light into its component colors or frequencies.
The study of insects in order to provide a link between a perpetrator and a crime.
Where is DNA located in our bodies?
The study of the uniqueness of friction ridge structures and their use for personal identification.
These types of fingerprints must have one delta and one or more ridges that enter and leave on the same side.
The condition that occurs when there is no heartbeat, no pulse, a cold exterior, and no neurological activity in a body.
The condition after death when the muscle cells deplete ATP and the body begins to stiffen.
A person's last or dying breath; may be preceded with the "death rattle."
A medically qualified public officer whose duty is to investigate deaths occurring under unusual circumstances.
A fingerprint system that uses whorls.
Fractures emanating outward from a hole.
The instrument most used for examining bullets to see if they've been fired from the same gun.
The long, metal tube that guides a projectile out of a firearm.
These types of fingerprints are formed when you touch something and oil or sweat leaves a print.
The method of removing organs from the body, during an autopsy, in which a medical examiner dissects each organ individually.
The study of fingerprints for identification purposes
The raised portion of the fingerprint that shows up black on the print
the lower portion of the fingerprint that shows up white on a print
the upper portion of the skin
The part of the skin that grows faster and creates fingerprings
The types of glands you have in your fingers that helps to leave a print
The fingerprint pattern that starts on one side and ends on the opposite side
The fingerprint pattern that starts on one side and ends on that same side
The fingerprint pattern that is a series of circles
The unique ridge patterns of a fingerprint
A fork in the fingerprint ridge pattern
a triple fork in the fingerprint ridge pattern
The center of the fingerprint where the ridge patterns starts
Visible fingerprints left in a soft material
Fingerprints caused by the transfer of oils and other body secretions
A large container used to store or heat large amounts of liquids
A type of flask used to heat substances inside of it (ex: Florence Flask).
A metallic object with bristles on them that come in many sizes used to clean lab equipment.
A type of burner that is connected to a gas or heating source.
Kind of like a pipette, it accurately measures small amounts of liquids and controls how much goes out.
Pieces that can be attached on a stand so other lab equipment could be placed on it.
A lab equipment tool that is shaped like a triangle used to heat material directly under a flame.
A type of flask used to store liquids without it spilling (ex: Erlenmeyer Flasks).
A lid that covers the crucible.
A porcelain dish that is used for igniting solid substances.
A tube like structure that is used to suck in liquid and to drop small amounts of liquid into something.
A type of measuring tool in which measures mass of an object. It measures more accurately than humans sometimes.
Used for evaporating liquids or for drying purposes.
Somewhat like tweezers, they are used to hold small bits or objects.
A conical shaped lab equipment used to pour liquid from one place to another without a single drop.
A type of rack with holes that allows a base for funnels to be placed on. It has a clamp so it can be attached to a ring stand.
A plate made of glass that has many uses.
A rod made of glass that is used to stir up solutions or mixtures.
A long cylindrical tube with marks on it to accurately measure liquids by using the meniscus.
A part for a stand that links to it and causes it to hold items without falling.
A type of paper used for testing acids and bases.
A lab equipment tool used to grind solids into powder.
A thin, plastic dish that is used to observe substances or to analyze/grow microorganisms.
A small plastic or glass tube that is used to measure small amounts of liquids. accurately.
A type of knob that is used to suck liquid out of a pipette.
A type of stand used in labs that could be used to attach clamps on it.
Types of stoppers that are made of rubber that is useful in closing the equipment for storage. It comes in many different sizes.
Sounds like a kitchen tool, but it is used in science too! It is a tool used to scoop substances out.
A type of dropper used to "inject" substances into something.
A thin, glass structure that is used to store small amounts of liquids inside.
A type of tong utensil that is used to carry hot test tubes.
A type of rack that is used to store test tubes.
A metallic "scissor like" object used to carry heated objects or to "crush" small ignition tubes so the heated substances could dissolve in water.
A type of measuring tool used in science that measures mass. It is not accurate due to human error.
Type of flasks that are used to measure precise amounts of liquids.
Used to observe substances and to help cover up the beaker.
Used as a container to store substances.
A thin tray, wired like a coordinate plane, that acts like a base that helps to limit heat, cracking and overheating.
The human genome consists of approximately this many base pairs
Number of chromosomes in each human sex cell (sperm or egg)
Number of chromosomes in each human body cell
Saliva, blood, semen, skin, hair roots, body tissue cells, and even urine
The United States' Electronic database of DNA profiles
The type of sugar found in DNA
avoided to protect collected DNA evidence from DNA damag
genetic material in our cells
spiral staircase shape of DNA
A technique used by scientists to distinguish between individuals of the same species using only samples of their DNA
Another name for DNA fingerprinting
process that separates RFLPs according to their length to create a DNA Fingerprint
Regions of encoded DNA which contain directions for the body to build molecules
A small segment of DNA that controls the traits of the organism, and therefore can vary between individuals
Term for the total amount of DNA in a cell
The base cytosine binds only with what other nitrogenous base?
Term for evidence capable of identifying a specific person
Process of comparing family members' DNA for proof of familial relationships; each
Regions of un-encoded DNA that do not code for the production of molecules; often referred to as 'junk DNA'
Scientist (last name) who invented the process of DNA fingerprinting
DNA fragments of known lengths; used for comparison purposes during gel electrophoresis
Most lab techniques used for DNA fingerprinting were not intended for forensic science purposes, they instead were designed to be used in what other field?
Term for DNA found in the 'Powerhouse' of the cell; is in the form of a circular loop and is inherited only from the mother
Term for DNA found in the chromosomes of the nucleus; it is inherited from both the mother and father, and is virtually identical in all cells of an individual's body
technique that makes thousands of copies of segments of DNA that investigators want to analyze; abbreviated as PCR
The non-coded DNA segments that contain unique patterns of repeated base sequences that that are unique to individuals
Short segments of complimentary DNA that base-pair with the template DNA upstream of the region of interest and serve as recruitment sites for the polymerase during PCR
"Molecular scissors" that cut DNA at specific locations
Small DNA fragments of different lengths; abbreviated as RFLPs
Repeating DNA sequences that are 2 to5 bases in length;
The sides of the helix- referred to as the backbone of DNA-
base adenine binds only with
Repeating DNA sequences 9 to 80 bases
white blood cells
The FBI's fingerprint system that was created in 1999
A site where two genes are found
The study of human body measurements
The science that deals with the motion of projectiles
Patterns produced from forces applied to blood
A written record of evidence that shows all people that had possession of it
A test that identifies a specific substance
Drugs whose possession are controlled by law
The study of fingerprints
A drug that calms a person
The crossing of t's and dotting of i's
A red blood cell
A test result that comes out positive when it is not
Something that tends to prove a fact
A functional unit of DNA
Testimony given by a witness based on what he was told not experienced himself
A spiral arrangement of DNA
Something that is relevant to a case
There is always an exchange of material
A white blood cell
A violation of a rule or law
The fluid part of the blood
A minor crime
A quick test usually done on site
Drugs that increase the action of the nervous system
Physical evidence found in very small amounts
A serious crime
To formally accuse a person of a crime
a fictional character developed by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; used a great deal of forensic detection
developed 1st fingerprint identification system
determined methods of using blood type as a means of identification
created the system for firearms examination
created the system for document examination
Developed the 1st police lab
director of the FBI: Organized the 1st FBI Crime Lab in 1932
the detection of poisons
developed a system for toxicology
developed a system for personal identification through body measurements
a system for personal identification through body measurements