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The Real Science of Forensics

Key Facts In This Video

  1. If a body has been dead for more than 12 hours, the blood coagulates and stays in place. 02:06

  2. Your body uses energy to make your muscles relax, not contract. 02:41

  3. The Kastle-Meyer Test uses phenolphhalein and hyrdogen peroxide to detect blood. 07:10

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