Maggots and murder
- Bugs on the Beat. Halfmann, Janet // Boys' Life;Jul2000, Vol. 90 Issue 7, p42
Focuses on the use of insects found on dead bodies in solving crime investigations through a process called forensic entomology.
- Book reviews: FORENSIC ENTOMOLOGY. Hoots, Rita; Eichman, Phillip // American Biology Teacher (National Association of Biology Teache;May2001, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p374
Reviews the book `A Fly for the Prosecution: How Evidence Helps Solve Crimes,' by M. Lee Goff.
- A Fly for the Prosecution. Adams, Phoebe-Lou // Atlantic Monthly (10727825);Jun2000, Vol. 285 Issue 6, p117
The article reviews the book "A Fly for the Prosecution," by M. Lee Goff.
- THIS BUG'S LIFE. // Indianapolis Monthly;Oct2006, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p285
The article presents information about the Crime Scene Insects exhibition, being held at the Indiana State Museum in Indianapolis, Indiana. The exhibition documents the offensive history of forensic entomology and the use of maggots, flies, and beetles to solve crimes from their rough origins in...
- Forensic Entomology. // Monkeyshines on Health & Science;Mar2003 Forensic Science, p30
Focuses on the study discipline of forensic entomology which involves studying insects and the related arthropods which can be found in criminal investigations. Origin of human beings and insects; Division of forensic entomology into urban and medicolegal entomology.
- Non-invasive visualisation and volume estimation of maggot masses using computed tomography scanning. Johnson, Aidan; Archer, Melanie; Leigh-Shaw, Lyndie; Brown, Matthew; O'Donnell, Chris; Wallman, James // International Journal of Legal Medicine;Jan2013, Vol. 127 Issue 1, p185
There is limited understanding of the actual temperatures that maggots experience during growth. The impact of maggot mass heating on their growth rates cannot be properly factored into maggot growth rate models, thus limiting the accuracy of forensic entomology estimates. One of the major...
- Insects Leave Clues at Crime Scene! // Phoebe's Unusual Mysteries... Footprints in Time!;2010, p52
The article presents information about forensic entomology which deals with the use of insects and arthropods to find evidence for legal investigations. There are three branches of entomology including medicolegal, urban, and stored product pests. Medicolegal entomology deals with study of...
- FEAST OF CLUES. Goff, M. Lee // Sciences;Jul/Aug91, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p30
Presents the concept of forensic entomology that uses several arthropods in determining postmortem intervals. Basis of the concept; Several incidents that reveal use of insects in criminal investigations; Five stage sequence of decomposition; Effect of variations in the location of a corpse on...
- Tale Told by a Fly. M.M. // American Bar Association Journal;May83, Vol. 69 Issue 5, p571
Features Bernard Greenberg, a forensic entomologist in the U.S. Key role in the investigation of murder cases; Knowledge of different species of flies; Predilections.