Top 10 Most Famous Forensic Scientists of All Time

Published by admin on April 28, 2010

Popular TV shows like CSI, NCIS and Dexter have spawned a renewed interesting in forensic science. Other shows, like The X-Files and now Fringe, also make use of forensic science in their plot lines. Even before television shows, though, detectives like Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes and Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot used forensic techniques and deduction to solve crimes, while fascinating millions of readers.

If you are interested in solving crimes and using methods of forensic science to do so, there are plenty of real-life role models for you. Indeed, there are even a few “superstars” of the forensic science world. Here are 10 of the most famous forensic scientists:

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