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A Fly for the Prosecution

How Insect Evidence Helps Solve Crimes

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674007277

Publication Date: 09/01/2001

Academic Trade

240 pages

6 x 9 inches

12 line illustrations

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  • Prologue: Honolulu, 1984
  • 1. Beginnings
  • 2. The Bugs on the Body
  • 3. The Pigs’ Tale
  • 4. The First Flies
  • 5. Patterns of Succession
  • 6. Cover-ups and Concealments
  • 7. Predators
  • 8. Air, Fire, and Water
  • 9. Drugs and Toxins
  • 10. Coping
  • 11. Testifying
  • 12. Spreading the Word
  • Epilogue: Summing Up
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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