Forensic science is the application of science to criminal and civil laws. Forensic scientists collect, preserve, and analyze scientific evidence during the course of an investigation. Forensic Science is a multidisciplinary subject, drawing principally from chemistry, biology, physics, geology, psychology, social sciences etc.

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Steven A. Koehler | Editor-in-Chief

Dr. (MPH.PhD), Epidemiology, Forensic Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, USA, Email:, Tel: +412-487-2531


Alessandro Bonsignore

Alessandro Bonsignore | Editor-in-Chief

Researcher, Department of Health Sciences-Section of Legal and Forensic Medicine, University of Genova, Italy, Tel: +393407137164, Fax: +390103537643; Email:


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2020-02-12 Research Article

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