Bitemarks & Forensic Odontology
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Podcast: Play in new window | Download |<p>Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More<p><b>Forensic odontology</b> is the application of dental science to legal …Crime
“The latest in our series of quick learning bites, designed to tie in with education and sims running in the department.”— advice is based on our …
The public holds exaggerated views of the quality of the scientific foundations of a surprising number of forensics sciences, as well as of the …Forensics
Forensic bitemark identification: weak foundations, exaggerated claims | Journal of Law and the Biosciences | Oxford Academic
Citation<p>Michael J. Saks, Thomas Albright, Thomas L. Bohan, Barbara E. Bierer, C. Michael Bowers, Mary A. Bush, Peter J. Bush, Arturo Casadevall, …Higher Education
Domestic violence against children detected and managed in the routine of dentistry - A systematic review.
2016 Oct;43:34-41. doi: 10.1016/j.jflm.2016.07.006. Epub 2016 Jul 13.<p>1Department of Dentistry, Federal University of Sergipe, Brazil.2Private Dental …Violence Against Women
The “relatively unique teeth” of John Kunco<p>The “recaptured” evidence used against Kunco.<p>There still is a long road for prison inmates to overcome …Forensics
The science and techniques behind forensic dentistry. The field of forensic dentistry can help investigators even in the absence of significant items of evidence, in the case of a murder. Teeth can survive fire and mutilation and remain sometimes the only means of identifying a person.
The Intercept has obtained a draft report of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) titled “Forensic Science in …Research
The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology has concluded that forensic bite-mark evidence is not scientifically valid and is …Forensics
An 83-year-old man has been mauled to death by a pack of four dogs near his home in Florida.<p>Michael Downing was killed by his neighbour’s dogs near …
The father of a toddler who was snatched by an alligator at a Walt Disney resort reached into the animal’s mouth in a failed attempt to try and save …Florida
The Dangerous Dogs Act, brought in 25 years ago in the wake of a child’s horrific death, has “never really worked” and should be overhauled, a Tory …Dogs
A typical evening watching television with his parents turned into <b>Keith Allen Harward’s</b> worst nightmare – one that would last him decades – when the …Death Penalty
Professor Green, aka Stephen Manderson, delves into the murky world of illegal dogs to investigate a worrying new trend. In the last decade, 27 people have been killed by dogs and hospitalisations have risen by 76%. But who is to blame? On a journey that takes him across the country, Stephen meets …Television (UK)
Just weeks after a unanimous California Supreme Court threw out Bill Richards’s murder conviction, prosecutors in San Bernardino County have …Crime
Kennelling types of dogs suspected of being dangerous cost the police at least £3.7m in 2010, according to figures given to BBC Newsnight.<p>During that period, 2,493 dogs were held by the 29 police authorities in England and Wales that kept records.<p>The Dangerous Dogs Act 1991, which applies to …Budgeting
A list of countries in which shark attacks are recorded. Click on a country to show more information.
Filed 5:43 p.m.<p>06.08.2015<p>News<p>Or is it junk science?<p>When used in expert testimony at a criminal trial, terms like “incisal edge” and “the diastema of …Forensics
A diver has been killed by a shark that eyewitnesses have described as being at least five-and-a-half metres long in the second fatal attack to hit …Fish
A 60-year-old woman has been killed by a seventeen-foot shark while scuba diving off Australia's west coast – the second fatal attack in the area in less than a week.<p>The woman was diving with her regular dive partner, a 43-year-old man who said he felt something underwater and surfaced to find a …