Identification of the Living & the Dead

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First modern Britons had 'dark to black' skin, Cheddar Man DNA analysis reveals

The genome of Cheddar Man, who lived 10,000 years ago, suggests that he had blue eyes, dark skin and dark curly hair<p>The first modern Britons, who lived about 10,000 years ago, had “dark to black” skin, a groundbreaking DNA analysis of Britain’s oldest complete skeleton has revealed.<p>The fossil, …

Anthropology

Northumberland Bronze Age skeleton: Whose bones are these?

<b>Forensic scientists have been analysing Bronze Age bones found in a field - but how do they work out who the person was?</b><p>In September 2017, a farmer near Rock, Northumberland, preparing his field for drainage discovered a burial cist - or stone coffin - containing a skeleton and a jug.<p>Sanita …

Archaeology

A national expert in human remains, Ann Ross used cutting-edge science to help solve one of Raleigh's most notorious murders

In August of 2011, Ann Ross, a North Carolina State University anthropologist, got a call from Deborah Radisch, who had just received a body bag …

Crime

Meet the team trying to identify the state's surprisingly large cache of unidentified remains

Briana BierschbachSusan Myster can learn a lot about a person from their bones, even if some bones say more than others. If Myster could get only one …

Archaeology

Philip found a hidden message on a mirror and caught a murderer

• Michael Jackson, firearms<br>• Vanita Parekh, responses to sexual assault<p>One of fingerprint expert Philip Herd's most memorable cases, in his 25 years on …

Fascinating story of the first British murderers to be convicted using fingerprint evidence is revealed in book about most notorious killers of last 150 years

• <b>Forensic science used to help convict brothers Alfred and Albert Stratton of bludgeoning Thomas Farrow</b>• <b><br>They killed 71-year-old during break-in at</b> …

How it feels to dig up Bosnia’s war dead

<i>More than 30,000 people were missing after the conflict in Bosnia-Herzegovina in the 1990s. After excavations from mass graves, DNA testing has</i> …

Cyprus Is Looking For Closure In Archaeology

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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
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

<i>Advances in technology have helped the New York City Medical Examiner's Office identify victims of the 9/11 terror attacks. (Photo: CBS 2)</i><p><b>NEW YORK</b> …

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 …

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. …

Dada but not daddy: DNA tests on Salvador Dali's exhumed body refute woman's claim to be artist's daughter

Salvador Dalí was more Dada than daddy. A DNA test on the exhumed remains of the surrealist's body has disproved a claim from a Spanish tarot reader that he was her father.<p>Pilar Abel Martínez, a 61-year-old woman who has worked as worked as a TV fortune teller, brought a paternity suit against the …

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 …

Crime

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 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 …

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