Monthly Archives: June 2021

Forensics: Who is running this forensics lab? More departures from troubled DC crime lab | WTOP

More managers appear to have departed from the embattled D.C. crime lab, which saw its accreditation to perform forensic testing withdrawn in the spring. — Read on wtop.com/dc/2021/06/more-departures-from-troubled-dc-crime-lab/

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Forensics: Some Medical Examiners Say Sickle Cell Trait Causes Sudden Death–They’re Wrong – Scientific American @theNAME1966

This needs to be addressed. Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives. — Read on http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/some-medical-examiners-say-sickle-cell-trait-causes-sudden-death-theyre-wrong/

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Anthro: Archaeologists complete exhumation of bodies in Tulsa cemetery, but more forensic work needed

One subject shows gunshot and projectile injuries. TULSA – Forensic analysis will continue over the coming weeks, but state archaeologists Friday said they have completed excavation work on a section of cemetery that could hold unidentified remains — Read on … Continue reading

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Forensics: Impact factor abandoned by Dutch university in hiring and promotion decisions

This makes alot of sense. My impact factor is in the mid 800s and h=12. I do not see it as a measure of scientific “greatness.” Faculty and staff members at Utrecht University will be evaluated by their commitment to … Continue reading

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Anthropology: Massive human head in Chinese well forces scientists to rethink evolution

Good discussion on how anthros think about ancient human biodiversity. ‘Dragon man’ skull reveals new branch of family tree more closely related to modern humans than Neanderthals — Read on amp.theguardian.com/science/2021/jun/25/massive-human-head-in-chinese-well-forces-scientists-to-rethink-evolution

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Forensics: Rudy Giuliani’s New York law license revoked

The former president calls NY “out of control.” “The seriousness of respondent’s uncontroverted misconduct cannot be overstated,” the judges wrote about Giuliani. — Read on http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/new-york-elections-government/ny-rudy-giuliani-law-license-suspended-20210624-d2y6famigfhtxhhv6li5holspi-story.html

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Forensics: Bravo Jose! Meet the forensic expert who uses DNA tests to trace and return lost children to families around the world

José Lorente is helping governments to return children who have been stolen through trafficking, illegally put up for adoption and worse — Read on inews.co.uk/news/world/jose-lorente-forensic-expert-dna-tests-trace-return-lost-children-families-1068953

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Anthropology: New prehistoric human unknown to science discovered in Israel – The Jerusalem Post

Hebrew U and Tel Aviv University researchers found remains of a new type of ‘Homo’ who lived in the region some 130,000 years ago. — Read on m.jpost.com/archaeology/new-prehistoric-human-unknown-to-science-discovered-in-israel-671949

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Forensics: Commission refers the 1998 murder conviction of Justin Plummer to the Court of Appeal due to bitemark expert

Its a prime example of a dentist testimony exceeding the limits of scientific knowledge. These guys are always “very convincing.” Commission refers the murder conviction of Justin Plummer to the Court of Appeal | Criminal Cases Review Commission — Read … Continue reading

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Forensics: Tulsa Massacre Update. Team Analyzing 17 Individuals So Far In Mass Grave

Forensic Team Analyzing 17 Individuals So Far In Mass Grave Search At Oaklawn — Read on http://www.news9.com/story/60d26d8dcde7490bbc57e2d7/forensic-team-analyzing-17-individuals-so-far-in-mass-grave-search-at-oaklawn

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