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Microbes in Court: The Emerging Field of Microbial Forensics

The issue-focused, peer-reviewed article demonstrates how microbial forensics is a relatively new field that can help in solving cases such as: bioterrorism attacks, medical negligence, and outbreaks of foodborne diseases.This article is comprised of excerpts from a comprehensive, original paper on microbial forensics by Abigail A. Salyers. The paper is also provided as a supplement to this article at http://www.actionbioscience.org/newfrontiers/salyerspaper.html.

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Resource Type: Non-journal article
Audience Level: Middle school 6-8, High school lower division 9-10, High school upper division 11-12, Undergraduate lower division 13-14, Undergraduate upper division 15-16, Graduate, Profession (degree program), General public & informal education, Continuing education

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Authors and Editors: Abigail Salyers of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Publisher: AIBS
Format: text/html
Copyright and other restrictions: Yes
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