Crime Lab Investigation. Forensic Detectives. Hollywood vs. the Real Forensic Detectives. #1 Task. Determine if there is physical evidence that connects the suspect to the crime. Is there evidence that places the suspect at the crime scene? If so...
Separates (purifies) the different compounds from a mixture. Can give a positive identification or at least a strong indication of a substance’s identity.
Measures the Mass (formula weight/molecular weight) of the substance, which completes the identification.
More reliable testing
For comparison purposes
Computer skills are needed
Keyboarding skills are needed
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