Discovery-News.com: Maggots? Flies? Corpses? All in a grisly day?s work for a forensic entomologist. James Williams gets the gritty details. Check out more science news stories at http://www.discovery-news.com
NATURE | Crime Scene Creatures | Eggs to Maggots | PBS
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/crimescene They are among the most reliable witnesses to a crime -- expert in their testimony and bulletproof in their account. Yet they never utter a single word. They are the animals, plants, and insects that are being recruited by a special breed of forensic scientists to solve the most seemingly impenetrable of crimes. Here, a forensic entomologist uses the life cycle of flies to bring a killer to justice. "Crime Scene Creatures" airs Sunday, June 1 at 8 pm ET on PBS (check local listings), part of the 26th season of the Peabody and Emmy award-winning series produced by Thirteen/WNET New York for PBS. Major support provided by Canon U.S.A. Inc., Toyota, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/crimescene
NATURE | Crime Scene Creatures | Est. Time of Death | PBS
Scientists determine how long a body's been dead for from the natural life cycle of the fly. From Thirteen/WNET New York's NATURE episode, CRIME SCENE CREATURES, airing on PBS Sunday, March 25th at 8 p.m. (ET) on PBS (check local listings). NATURE'S CRIME SCENE CREATURES explores how the behavior of animals and plants in and around crime scenes help forensic researchers solve crimes. Major corporate support provided by Canon U.S.A., Inc. and Ford. For more information, visit pbs.org/nature.