A forensic biochemist analyzes biological samples (ex: DNA, blood) to aid in crime investigations.
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Welcome to your first day on the job! Watch this video to see what a day in the life of a forensic biochemist is like.
You found a note at the crime scene – who wrote it? Forensic biochemists would find out using a technique called chromatography to analyze inks and dyes. Grab a paper towel and try a fun forensic biochemistry experiment to see how chromatography works – click here for directions & forensics applications.
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