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The French criminologist Alphonse Bertillon (1853-1914) was the inventor of the first scientific method of identifying criminals.
When ice turns directly into water vapor without first transitioning into a liquid, it is referred to as "sublimation." In fact, any solid that turns into a vapor without going through the liquid phase can be said to sublime or "sublimate."