Bio week 2

Bio week 2


I. Name any five sub-disciplines of forensic science. For one of the sub-disciplines name a famous case that utilized this discipline and how the discipline impacted the case.

II. What is the difference between a presumptive test and a confirmatory test?

III. Name a presumptive test for the presence of blood, semen, saliva, urine, and feces.

IV. Why would you perform presumptive serology tests? Why not send everything straight to DNA?

V. Should all persons pulled over and arrested for either DUI or DWI be required to submit to both blood alcohol and drug testing? Why or why not? VI. What is the ACE-V fingerprint analysis method?

VII. Do you think fingerprint analysis should be uniform throughout the country? 

VIII. Assuming the crime scene technicians are collecting prints from evidence at a crime scene that includes evidence to be analyzed with DNA, what types of concerns would you have with using fingerprint powders and brushes?