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 Anthologies

 Eyewitness and other tales of detection, 2000, (Minerva-India), by Satyabrata Dam (Volume 2, Number 2, July-December 2001)


 Atlases and Picture books

 Muerte!, 1st Edition, 2001 (Feral House)  edited by Harvey Bennet Stafford (Volume 2, Number 1, January-June 2001)

 Death Scenes: A Homicide Detective's Scrapbook, Trade Paperback Edition, 1996, (Feral House), Edited by Sean Tejaratchi (Volume 2, Number 2, July-December 2001)

 To go to Atlases of a more technical nature, click here.


 Biotechnology

 Biotechnology Unzipped - Promises and Realities, 1997, (Joseph Henry Press), by Eric S. Grace (Volume 3, Number 2, July-December 2002)

 Music of Life: Development of Molecular Biology A Personal Account, 2004, (Vigyan Prasar), by D.P. Burma (Volume 12, Number 1, January - June 2011)


 Bones

 The Bone Detectives, 1st Edition, 1996, (Little, Brown and Company, Boston) by Donna M. Jackson. Photographs by Charlie Fellenbaum (Volume 2, Number 1, January-June 2001)

 Bones - A Forensic Detective's Case Book,  (M. Evans and Company, Inc.) by Dr. Douglas Ubelaker and Henry Scammell (Volume 2, Number 1, January-June 2001)

 Skulls and Skeletons, 1st Edition, 2001 by Christine Quigley (Volume 3, Number 2, July-December 2002)

 To go to related books of a more technical nature (Human Osteology), click here.


 Cloning

 The Ethics of Human Cloning, 1st edition, 1998 (The AEI Press), (Publisher for the American Enterprise Institute) by Leon R. Kass and James Q. Wilson (Volume 4, Number 2, July-December 2003)


 Communication/Writing Skills

 A Guide To Writing In The Sciences, 1st edition, 2000 (University of Toronto Press) by Andrea A Gilpin and Patricia Patchet Golubev (Volume 4, Number 2, July-December 2003)

 To go to related books of a more technical nature, click here.


 Controversies

 MMR Science & Fiction, Exploring the vaccine crisis, 2004 (Granta Publications) by Richard Horton (Volume 8, Number 2, July-December 2007)


 Criminal Psychology

 Malicious Intent- A writer's guide to how murderers, robbers, rapists and other criminals think (THE HOWDUNIT SERIES), First edition, 1995, (Writer's Digest Books)  by Sean Mactire (Volume 2, Number 1, January-June 2001)

 To go to related books of a more technical nature (Forensic Psychiatry), click here.


 Disposal of the dead

 Cremation in America,  2004, (Prometheus Books) by Fred Rosen (Volume 5, Number 2, July - December 2004)


 DNA Technology

 An A to Z of DNA Science,  2001, (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press) by Jeffre L. Witherly, Galen P. Perry and Darryl L. Leja (Volume 3, Number 1, January - June 2002)

 The DNA Saga: 50 years of the Double Helix,  2003, (Vigyan Prasar) by Biman Basu (Volume 5, Number 2, July - December 2004)

 To go to DNA Technology Books of a more technical nature, click here.


 Drugs of Abuse

 Alcohol : A Social and Cultural History, 1st edition, 2006 (World Health Organization)  edited by Mack P. Holt (Volume 11, Number 1, January-June 2010)

 Drugs and Society,  6th edition, 2001, (Jones and Bartlett Publishers)  by Glen Hanson and Peter Venturelli (Volume 2, Number 2, July - December 2001)

 Ketamine: Dreams and Realities, 1st edition, 2001 (Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies), (Volume 5, Number 2, July-December 2004)

 Young People and Substance Use: A Manual - Create, use and evaluate educational materials and activities, 1st edition, 1999 (World Health Organization), (Document produced by the WHO Division of Substance Abuse) (Volume 4, Number 2, July-December 2003)

 To go to Drugs of Abuse and Substance Abuse Books of a more technical nature, click here.


 Encylopedias

 Encyclopedia of Forensic Science - A Compendium of Detective Fact and Fiction , 2002  [Oryx Press (An imprint of Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc)] by Barbara Gardner Conklin, Robert Gardner and Dennis Shortelle (Volume 6, Number 2, July - December 2005)

 Encyclopedia of Prostitution and Sex Work , 2006  [Greenwood Press (An imprint of Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc)] edited by Melissa Hope Ditmore (Volume 8, Number 1, January - June 2007)

 Great American Court Cases (four volumes; Vol. 1-IV), 1999  (The Gale Group) edited by Mark F. Mikula, L. Mpho Mabunda (Editors), Allison McClintic Marion (Associate Editor) (Volume 5, Number 2, July - December 2004)

 Sex and Sexuality [Three Volumes], 2006  [Praeger Publishers (An imprint of Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc)] edited by Richard D. McAnulty, M. Michele Burnette (Volume 8, Number 1, January - June 2007)


 Explosives/Explosion Investigation

 The Big Bang - A History of Explosives, 1998 (2001 reprint) (Sutton Publishing Limited) by G.I.Brown (Volume 3, Number 1, January - June 2002)

 Explosion Aboard the Iowa, 1999  (Naval Institute Press) by Richard L. Schwoebel (Volume 3, Number 1, January - June 2002)

 To go to Explosives/Explosion Investigation Books of a more technical nature, click here.


 Fiction


 Dead Sea Murder, (Rogue Publishing), by Amanda Dickerson (Volume 8, Number 1, January - June 2007[E-Book, available as a pdf file]

 Lucky Thirteen (2006), (iUniverse) by Ramesh K. Sharma (Volume 7, Number 1, January - June 2006)


 Fingerprinting


 Fingerprints - The origins of Crime Detection and the murder case that launched Forensic Science First Edition, 2001, (Hyperion) by Colin Beavan (Volume 2, Number 2, July-December 2001)
 Suspect Identities - A History of Fingerprinting and Criminal Identification First Edition, 2001, (Harvard University Press) Simon A. Cole (Volume 2, Number 2, July-December 2001)

 To go to Fingerprinting (Dactylography) Books of a more technical nature, click here.


 Forensic Anthropology


 The Mummy Congress - Science, Obsession, and the everlasting dead First Edition, 2001, (Theia Books) by Heather Pringle (Volume 2, Number 2, July-December 2001)


 Forensic gadgets/toys/other tidbits

 T-shirt Skull Halloween Style. (Volume 9, Number 1, January-June 2008[T-Shirt]

 Ultraviolet (UV) light pens produced by Ben Joseph (Volume 7, Number 1, January - June 2006[UV pens]


 General Interest


 Accounting For Horror - Post-Genocide Debates in Rwanda (2004), (Pluto Publishing Ltd) by Nigel Eltringham (Volume 8, Number 1, January - June 2007)

 Burke and Hare, The Year of the Ghouls, 2002, [Mainstream Publishing], by Brian Bailey (Volume 5, Number 2, July-December 2004)

 Food Safety: Public Healthy Significance Of Food Borne Illnesses, 2003, [World health organization (Regional office for the western pacific)], (Volume 5, Number 2, July-December 2004)

 Hippocratic Oaths - Medicine and its Discontents, 2004, [Atlantic Books (an imprint of Grove Atlantic Ltd.)], by Raymond Tallis (Volume 5, Number 2, July-December 2004)

 Hypereides - The Forensic Speeches: Introduction, translation and commentary (2001), (Oxford University Press) by David Whitehead (Volume 7, Number 1, January - June 2006)

 Murderous Medicine - Nazi Doctors, Human Experimentation, and Typhus (2001), (Praeger Publishers) by Naomi Baumslag (Volume 7, Number 1, January - June 2006)

 Postmortem: How Medical Examiners Explain Suspicious Deaths, 2007, (University Of Chicago Press), by Stefan Timmermans (Volume 8, Number 2, July-December 2007)

 Tombstones: Seventy-five famous people and their final resting places, 1996, (Ten Speed Press), by Gregg Felsen (Volume 3, Number 2, July-December 2002)


 General Overviews of Forensic Science

 Hidden Evidence - The Story of Forensic Science and How it helped to solve 40 of the World's toughest crimes, First edition, 2000, (Quintet Publishing)  by David Owen (Volume 2, Number 1, January-June 2001)


 Humor

 From Voodoo to Viagra: The Magic of Medicine (37 Uplifting Essays from a Doctor's Bag of Tricks), 2001, (Ten Speed Press), by Oscar London, M.D., W.B.D. (Volume 3, Number 2, July-December 2002)
 Kill as Few Patients as Possible (and fifty-six other essays on how to be the World's best doctor), 1997, (Ten Speed Press), by Oscar London, M.D., W.B.D. (Volume 3, Number 2, July-December 2002)


 Insects in the detection of Crime (Forensic Entomology)

 A Fly for the Prosecution, First edition, June 2000, (Harvard University Press)  by M.Lee Goff (Volume 2, Number 1, January-June 2001)

 To go to Forensic Entomology books of a more technical nature, please click here.


 Investigation

 Fitted in: The Cardiff 3 and The Lynette White Inquiry, 1997, (The Fitted In Project), by Satish Sekar (Volume 3, Number 2, July-December 2002[Featured Book]

 Who Killed King Tut? Using Modern Forensics To Solve A 3,300-Year-Old Mystery, 2004, (Prometheus Books), by Michael R. King and Gregory M. Cooper with Don DeNevi (Volume 6, Number 1, January-June 2005)


 Mystery

 Plucked and Burned,  2003 (Redbud Publishing Co.) by Sylvia Tomlinson  (Volume 7, Number 2, July-December 2006)


 Pharmacology/Pharmacotoxicology

 Guidelines for the Appropriate Use of Herbal Medicines, 1st edition, 1998 (World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific, Manila),  (Volume 5, Number 1, January-June 2004)

 Medicinal Plants in China - A selection of 150 commonly used species (WHO Regional Publications, Western Pacific Series No 2), 1989 (2nd impression 1997)(World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific, Manila), compiled by The Institute of Chinese Material Medica, China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine(Volume 5, Number 1, January-June 2004[Featured Book]

 Medicinal Plants in the Republic of Korea - Information on 150 commonly used medicinal plants (WHO Regional Publications - Western Pacific Series No 21), 1998 (World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific, Manila), compiled by Compiled by Natural Products Research Institute, Seoul National University(Volume 5, Number 1, January-June 2004[Featured Book]

 Medicinal Plants in the South Pacific - Information on 102 commonly used medicinal plants in the South Pacific (WHO Regional Publications-Western Pacific Series No 19), 1998 (World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific, Manila), (Volume 5, Number 1, January-June 2004[Featured Book]

 Medicinal Plants in Vietnam (WHO Regional Publications - Western Pacific Series No 3), 1990 (World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific, Manila), (Volume 5, Number 1, January-June 2004[Featured Book]

 WHO guidelines on good agricultural and collection practices [GACP] for medicinal plants, 1st edition, 2003 (World Health Organization Avenue Appia 20, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland),  (Volume 5, Number 2, July-December 2004)

 To go to Pharmacology/Pharmacotoxicology Books of a more technical nature, click here.


 Poisons and poisoners

 The Young Poisoner's Handbook, 1995, Produced by Sam Taylor, Directed by Benjamin Ross. Music by Rob Lane/Frank Strobel. Studio - Mass Productions, Kinowelt, and Haut et Court (Jointly),  (Volume 8, Number 1, January-June 2007[DVD (99 minutes)]


 Police Procedures

 Police Procedural - A writer's guide to the police and how they work (THE HOWDUNIT SERIES), First edition, 1993, (Writer's Digest Books)  by Russell Bintliff (Volume 2, Number 1, January-June 2001)


 Ripperology

 The Ultimate Jack the Ripper: An Illustrated Encyclopedia,  2001, (Constable and Robinson Ltd.) by Stewart P. Evans and Keith Skinner (Volume 3, Number 1, January - June 2002)


 Scene of Crime

 Crime Scene,  2002, (Avon Books) by Larry Ragle,  [Volume 5, Number 2, July-December 2004  (3 MB pdf file)]

 Scene of the Crime - A writer's guide to crime-scene investigations (THE HOWDUNIT SERIES), First edition, 1992, (Writer's Digest Books) by Anne Wingate, Ph.D. (Volume 4, Number 1, January-June 2003)


 Sex

 Nymphomania - A History, 2001, (W. W. Norton & Company )  by Carol Groneman,  (Volume 8, Number 2, July-December 2007)

 The X-Rated Bible: An Irreverent Survey of Sex in the Scriptures, 2nd Revised edition 1998, (Feral House) by Ben Edward Akerley,  (Volume 8, Number 1, January-June 2007)


 Sherlockiana

 The Moriarty Principle: An Irregular Look at Sherlock Holmes,  1997, (Galde Press Inc.)  by Rolf J. Canton (Volume 2, Number 2, July-December 2001)

 The Pipe Dream Continues: An Irregular Look at Sherlock Holmes in Minnesota,  1998, (Galde Press Inc.)  Written and Directed by Rolf J. Canton (Volume 2, Number 2, July-December 2001) [Video Cassette, running time 58 minutes 30 seconds]

 Sherlock Holmes and the Skull of Death,  2001, (1st Books Library) by Robert E. McClellan (Volume 2, Number 2, July-December 2001)

 All About GPS: Sherlock Holmes' Guide to the Global Positioning,  2000, (1st Books Library) by Jerry Huang (Volume 2, Number 2, July-December 2001)

 Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Three Dragons,  2000, (1st Books Library) by Luke S. Fullenkamp (Volume 2, Number 2, July-December 2001)

 The Science of Sherlock Holmes - From Baskerville Hall to the Valley of Fear, the Real Forensics Behind the Great Detective's Greatest Cases (2001), (John Wiley & Sons Inc) by E.J. Wagner (Volume 7, Number 1, January - June 2006)


 Terrorism/Counterterrorism

  America's Achilles' Heel: Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Terrorism and Covert Attack (BCSIA Studies in International Security), by Richard A. Falkenrath, Robert D. Newman, Bradley A. Thayer, The MIT Press, (Volume 8, Number 1, January - June 2007)

  Toxic Terror: Assessing Terrorist Use of Chemical and Biological Weapons, [A book from the "BCSIA (Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs) Studies in International Security" series], edited by Jonathan B. Tucker, The MIT Press, (Volume 5, Number 2, July - December 2004[Featured Book]

 To go to related books of a more technical nature, click here.


 Toxicology

 Death in the Pot: The Impact of Food Poisoning on History,  2007, (Prometheus Books) by Morton Satin (Volume 8, Number 2, July - December 2007)

 Molecules of Murder: Criminal Molecules and Classic Cases, 2008, (The Royal Society of Chemistry) by John Emsley, (Volume 11, Number 2, July-December 2010)

 The Elements of Murder - A History of Poison, 2005, (Oxford University Press) by John Emsley, (Volume 6, Number 2, July-December 2005)

 The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York, 2010, (The Penguin Press) by Deborah Blum, (Volume 12, Number 2, July-December 2011)

 The Poison Quiz Book: Pearls of Wisdom,  2001, (Boston Medical Publishing) by John Harris Trestrail, III, RPh, FAACT, DABAT (Volume 3, Number 1, January - June 2002)

 To go to related books of a more technical nature, click here.


 True Crime

 Cracking Cases - The Science of Solving Crimes,  (2002), (Prometheus Books) by Dr. Henry C. Lee with Thomas W.O'neil (Volume 6, Number 1, January - June 2005)

 Cracking More Cases, The Forensic Science of Solving Crimes ,  (2004), (Prometheus Books) by Dr. Henry C. Lee with Thomas W.O'neil (Volume 6, Number 1, January - June 2005)

 Childhood Shadows: The Hidden Story of the Black Dahlia Murder,  (2000), (1st Books Library) by Mary Pacios (Volume 2, Number 2, July-December 2001)

 Mortal Evidence: The Forensics behind Nine Shocking Cases,  (2003), (Prometheus Books) by Cyril Wecht, M.D., J.D., and Greg Saitz, with Mark Curriden (Volume 5, Number 2, July - December 2004)

 The Man in the iron mask (Celebrated Crimes series), (Rogue Publishing), by Alexandre Dumas (Volume 7, Number 1, January - June 2006[E-Book, available as a pdf file] [Featured Book]

 The Medici Conspiracy: The Illicit Journey of Looted Antiquities, From Italy's Tomb Raiders to the World's Greatest Museums,  (2007), (Public Affairs)  by Peter Watson and Cecelia Todeschini (Volume 8, Number 2, July - December 2007)

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