Police increasingly utilize scientific laboratory analysis to solve crimes. This program reviews and re-enacts dramatic cases from around the world in which forensic scientists find and examine previously undetectable evidence. Through their hard work, criminals are brought to justice and the innocent are set free.
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Did You Know?
The number of episodes varies over the seasons. The first three seasons have thirteen episodes each. Seasons four to thirteen have between thirteen and fifty episodes. The final two seasons have as few as four episodes. See more
Several episodes of "Forensic Files" explain inductively coupled plasma (ICP) as a means for detecting metals according to their rate of evaporation. In fact, ICP is a spectrophotometric technique that measures the intensity of specific wavelengths of light emitted by each trace metal as they are heated to a very high temperature by a plasma. It has nothing to do with evaporation. See more