Often the field of forensics involves a good deal of chemistry—should we allow forensics-related questions on the site?


Forensic chemistry is a huge field that intersects with analytical chemistry, materials chemistry, biochemistry, environmental chemistry, toxicology, pharmacology, safety and reliability engineering and many more fields. Realistically, forensics is a context in which questions in these fields are asked and as such questions are probably going to be interesting and noteworthy in their own right. Popular CSI-type TV shows promulgate a lot of fantastic blather and a few expert level answers on chem.SE could be the antidote.

As long as questions don't fall foul of this topic or 'this body is taking too long to dissolve - how can I speed things up?'...


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