Explore three methods used to identify, collect, and analyze physical evidence at a crime scene using CSI technologies. Discover how scientific principles and simple formulas can help police and crime-scene technicians analyze evidence at a crime scene to help them solve crimes.

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You could make a pretty accurate estimate of someone’s height just by measuring his or her femur bone, which is the long leg bone.  Take the length of the femur in centimeters, multiply that by 2.6 and then add 65 to get the total height of the person in centimeters. What’s it all about? There...