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Research by a faculty and staff member in the Gardner-Webb University Department of Natural Sciences could improve how arson investigators do their jobs. The scientific, peer-reviewed paper by Venita Totten, professor of chemistry, and Jacob Willis, GWU chemistry lab and undergraduate research coordinator, will be published in the prestigious Elsevier journal Forensic Science International in July.
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Office of University Communications, "Research by GWU Professor and Staff Member Published in Forensic Science Journal" (2020). Gardner-Webb NewsCenter Archive. 38.