Posted at Wednesday, 15 September 2010 Last updated on Wednesday, 17 May 2017
Back in the 19th century, Sherlock Holmes’ ability to notice and analyse the smallest clues arguably made him the first well known forensic investigator. He was in fact based on Dr Joseph Bell, a forensic scientist from Edinburgh under whom Conan Doyle (the author of the books) studied. That legacy of scientific rigour and meticulousness continues today as demonstrated by the Burgoynes’ investigators.
One perfect example of this attention to detail can be seen in a case that involved extensive litigation, but finally hinged around a clothing label spotted by one of Burgoynes’ partners, John Fuller.
Posted at Wednesday, 8 September 2010 Last updated on Wednesday, 17 May 2017
We will have all seen the graceful modern Quixotian structures that appear to spring up overnight, like mushrooms, by our roadsides. How many of us, however, have thought about what is inside these seemingly gentle giants? We all know that they convert wind energy into electricity but how many of us have thought, in detail, about how they work?