Identification of the Living & the Dead

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William R. Maples Popularized Forensic Anthropology Long Before CSI

Although forensic anthropology has been around in some form or another since the 1200s, it wasn't until the scientific developments of the nineteenth …

Anthropology

The gory research that helped an academic anthropologist get a “genius” grant

Whatever your position on illegal immigration, the work of anthropologist Jason de León—one of this year’s recipients of the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grants—will ensure you will not be indifferent to the plight of undocumented immigrants.<p>Consider one of his research projects: To find out …

Immigration

UNT Lab Helps Solve Decades-Old Missing Persons Cases With DNA And Lots Of Patience

Identifying a human body isn't easy when you're dealing with decomposed remains or just a few scattered bones. The Center for Human Identification at …

Crime

Forensic Anthropology 2011 : 01 : Concept of "Race"

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Advances In Technology Making Identification Of 9/11 Victims A Less Arduous Process

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — In the decade since the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, more than 1,000 victims remain unidentified.<p>But that might not be the case …

DNA

DNA advances enhance IDs of 9/11 victims

With 40 percent of the victims of the Sept. 11 attack on the World Trade Center still unidentified, experts are holding out hope that improvements in …

DNA

These 9/11 Families Still Don't Have Their Relatives' Remains 16 Years Later

Charles G. Wolf's wife Katherine went to work on the 97th floor of 1 World Trade Center on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, and she never returned. …

DNA tests on Salvador Dali's exhumed body refute woman's claim to be artist's daughter

A paternity test has disproved a Spanish woman's claim that she is the daughter of surrealist artist Salvador Dali, the deceased painter's foundation announced Wednesday.<p>The Gala-Salvador Dali Foundation said in a written statement that the Madrid court that ordered the DNA test informed it that …

Forensic Facial Reconstruction - Online Course

Online course<p>Forensic Facial Reconstruction: Finding Mr. X<p>Learn about the forensic technique of facial reconstruction from the experts involved in a …

Kim Wall: Headless body identified as missing journalist

<b>A headless torso found in waters off Denmark has been identified as missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall, Danish police say.</b><p>DNA from the torso matched that from Ms Wall's hairbrush and toothbrush.<p>Chief investigator Jens Moller Jensen said that the torso had been weighted down with metal in an …

Copenhagen

CSI Tools Bring a Mummy's Face to Life

Cutting-edge 3D forensic technology has enabled experts to create a stunningly lifelike portrait of a noble woman who lived and died in South America some 1,600 years ago.<p>In 2005 archaeologists working at the site of El Brujo on the north coast of Peru uncovered an intriguing bundle of cloth. It …

Archaeology

Analysing the bones: what can a skeleton tell you?

What can you find out about the person you’ve found? You can actually learn a lot just by having a closer look at their bones and teeth - such as who …

Grenfell fire investigators turn to 9/11 experts to help identify victims

London’s deputy police commissioner says scale and complexity of the disaster is comparable to 2001 attack in New York<p>Police investigating the Grenfell Tower fire have turned to US experts who investigated the remains of the World Trade Center after 9/11 to help identify victims of the disaster.<p>The …

Grenfell Tower

Grenfell Tower victim Isaac Paulos, 5, choked to death on fire fumes

Coroner describes complexity of identifying victims as inquests open and scepticism about official death toll grows<p>The coroner overseeing formal investigations into the causes of death for each of the Grenfell Tower fire victims has spoken of the almost indescribable complexity of identifying them …

Grenfell Tower

Utilising #RSSS #CSI tablet to transmit images of found remains to forensic expert at #AlectoForensics - result in under an hour = animal 🐂! https://t.co/pM3m8g8vII

Identifying #GrenfellTower victims may be more difficult than 9/11 victims - forensic pathologist @drjudymelinek #newsnight https://t.co/DL7FFJOpIJ

Forensic technique uses forehead X-rays to assess age of juvenile remains - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Forensic anthropology researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a technique that can provide an approximate age for juveniles and …

Forensic Anthropology - The Story is in the Bones

Podcast: Play in new window | Download |<p>Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | More<p><b>Forensic anthropology</b> is the analysis of skeletal, badly …

Crime and no punishment: New PBS documentary series shows there is no justice for war criminals

“Dead Reckoning” from Jonathan Silvers is necessary if disturbing viewing<p>Imagine soldiers tossing children in the air and spearing them with their bayonets. Prisoners being shot in the back. Lifeless bodies heaped upon each other like trash in a landfill. War is meant to be deadly and frightening. …

Documentaries

About the Film – Dead Reckoning

<b>Dead Reckoning</b> is an unprecedented series about the evolution of postwar justice over the past seven decades — and the failure to investigate war …

The Use of Forensic Anthropology

CRC Press, Jan 22, 2009 - Law - 184 pages<p>Contents<p>Bibliographic information<p>Title<p>The Use of Forensic Anthropology<p>Edition<p>2, illustrated, revised<p>Publisher<p>…

Murder victim Sandie Bowen's body was tied to a sink and thrown into a reservoir

A murdered woman’s remains were found tied to a porcelain sink at the bottom of a reservoir, 20 years after she disappeared .<p>Sandie Bowen was 54 when …

Skeletons in the Closet

Inside the Body Farm: Meet the astonishing forensic effort to put names to the scores of illegals who died after crossing the border – and being dumped by the 'coyotes'

• <b>WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT</b>• <b><br>A massive effort is under way to put names to scores of illegals who died as they crossed the border</b>• <b><br>'Operation ID' is being</b> …

Wentwood Reservoir body is Sandie Bowen murdered in 1997

<b>Human remains found in a reservoir near Newport have been confirmed as those of a woman murdered 20 years ago, police have said.</b><p>The body was discovered at Wentwood Reservoir, near Newport, on 2 February and DNA analysis has now confirmed it is that of Sandie Bowen.<p>Mrs Bowen, 53, was murdered by her …

Crime

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Close-up video of sweat drops emerging from fingertip

This looks like a drip irrigation system on a pink farm.<p>There are a lot of tiny lines on fingertips and palm called epidermal ridges. The ducts of …

Beauty