Offers a look at the field of forensic chemistry. This book
examines the chemical characteristics of fuels and explosives, as
well as arson-related methods; other ways of identifying criminals
through chemical processes, including blood and bodily fluid
analyses, and the chemical characteristics found in fibers and
David E. Newton holds an associate's degree in science from Grand Rapids Junior College, a B.A. in chemistry and an M.A. in education from the University of Michigan, and a Ph.D. in science education from Harvard University. He taught mathematics and physical sciences, was a professor of chemistry and physics at Salem State College, and was an adjunct professor in the College of Professional Studies at the University of San Francisco. He is the author of more than 400 textbooks, encyclopedias, resource books, research manuals, trade books, and other educational materials. He lives in Ashland, Oregon.