Volume 48, Issue 2 (March 2003)
Review of: An Introduction to Forensic DNA Analysis, Second Edition
An Introduction to Forensic DNA Analysis by Rudin and Inman is an update of the 1997 first edition of the same name by Inman and Rudin. Many methods used by forensic scientists endure for decades without undergoing substantial change, so it is rare indeed when a field is transformed so quickly that a thorough text update is needed after only a few years. Books on forensic molecular biology could be updated quarterly.