The highly publicized O.J. Simpson trial sparked an interest in the application of science to criminal investigations, leading to popular TV shows, books, and movies on the topic. Enrollment in forensic science educational programs soared, and new academic programs sprouted everywhere.""Science versus Crime"" provides an insider's look at how crimes are solved with the help of forensic science. Offering students a peak at the many investigations that have revolutionized this field of study, this new book explores the pioneers of forensic science, how evidence is collected and analyzed, the science of DNA, fingerprinting, and more. This book features chromatography, forensic DNA, fingerprints, firearms examination, and testimony and report writing.