What does a forensic scientist do?

A forensic scientist is a scientist who analyzes biological, chemical, or physical samples taken into evidence during a criminal investigation. It's their work to provide the proof the police need to bring the case to court.

Also Forensic scientists examine contact trace materials associated with crimes in order to provide evidence for criminal investigations. The work is usually dealt with under three sections: biology, chemistry and drugs/toxicology.

They can use parts of the victim's body, usually the bones, to identify: the cause of death; the gender, ethnicity, age, height of the victim; and, how long the victim has been dead.

The clothes that forensic scientist wear is a plastic white suit and a plastic white shoes which like a shopping bag.