A new study published in the Journal of Medical Entomology shows that other insects—ones that are not normally associated with human corpses—also interact with dead bodies, which may provide more clues for forensic entomologists in As part of her master's thesis, Natalie K. Lindgren, a student at Sam Houston State University, studied cadavers at the Southeast Texas Applied Forensic Science facility and made some unusual observations. Related Stories
While historically this incongruence had not previously been confirmed by empirical studies, scientists at Shenyang Normal University, Tsinghua University, University of Georgia and Harvard University have recently demonstrated that this is indeed the . A new "tree of life" has been constructed by researchers at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) at Virginia Tech for the gamma-proteobacteria, a large group of medically and scientifically important bacteria that .
Recently, investigators have applied the latest forensics science techniques to the case in hopes of finding some answers, although the mystery is still far from being solved. Over the past few years, one of the principle
Anna, who is studying at UWA's Centre for Forensic Science, is soon to submit her PhD in which she shows that by being able to determine up to 19 trace elements found in bullet lead - including arsenic, gold and mercury - she can Anna knew she wanted to be a forensic scientist when, at 15 and living in a small New Zealand town, she and her twin sister Sarah would spend time in the town library after school. In a study published in the ACS journal Analytical .
While standard, culture-based surveys are able to detect only a handful of different species, the high-tech molecular technique revealed that an average dust sample from the study contained roughly 4,700 different paper is a companion study to one published last week in the journal PLOS ONE by the NCSU and CU-Boulder researchers showing fungal DNA can be used to track the origin of dust samples, making it a potential forensic tool for use Related Stories
Forensic DNA technology could help identify and reunite with their families the more than 200 Nigerian girls who were kidnapped by Islamist militants, scientists told AFP Tuesday. The software was developed in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks to help forensic scientists in New York City meet the enormous challenge of matching nearly 20,000 pieces of human remains to the more than Owner-pet blues softened with PetBot, dogs send selfies.
New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Genetics has used more detailed DNA analysis of individuals from Arequipa region to identify the family relationships and burial traditions of ancient Peru. mtDNA analysis showed that the groups were of Andean origin and indicated a 500 year continuity, up to modern Andeans, without any major impact by European colonisation. Owner-pet blues softened with PetBot, dogs send selfies.
(Phys.org)—This is the second part of a two-part story about the forensic investigation of the Somerton Man. Read "Part 1: History and Code" here.
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