Category Archives: Identification DVI

Forensics: Ukraine DNA efforts to identify the victims of war. They are overwhelmed. BBC News

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-63987512

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Forensics: #NamUS says 600K missing, 4K bodies every year. 1000 unidentified. Skeletal Remains Found in Park by Hiker Identified as Missing Man

Peter Myers, 68, was last seen in the summer, according to police. — Read on http://www.newsweek.com/skeletal-remains-found-park-hiker-identified-missing-man-1750285

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Forensics: Nothing new here. Comparing fotos of front teeth. How can a smile help identify the deceased?

Forensic anthropologists can now identify faces based on photos posted on social media — Read on english.elpais.com/science-tech/2022-10-06/how-can-a-smile-help-identify-the-deceased.html

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Forensics. Missing 4 year old from 1960 Identified.

http://www.huffpost.com/entry/sharon-lee-gallegos-little-miss-nobody_n_62311c5be4b020d1596cee26

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Forensics: How Genealogical DNA works.

dnasolves.com/articles/yavapai_county_little_miss_sharon/

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Forensics: The strange persistence of (source) “identification” claims in forensic literature through descriptivism, diagnosticism and machinism – ScienceDirect

The bitemarkers get thoroughly dumped on in the paper as “non-scientists.” The strange persistence of (source) “identification” claims in forensic literature through descriptivism, diagnosticism and machinism – ScienceDirect — Read on http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2589871X22000079

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Forensics: Drowned Stone Age fisherman examined with forensic method that could rewrite prehistory

Tiny marine algae lingered in the bones of a fisherman who lived 5,000 years ago, and they reveal that he drowned in salt water. — Read on http://www.livescience.com/stone-age-fisherman-skeleton-drowned

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Forensics: A national disaster: Mexican government says it can’t identify 52,000 corpses due to ‘forensic crisis’ | Daily Mail Online

As many as 31,000 of the 52,000 bodies that have not been identified by Mexican forensic units were recovered from mass graves between 2006 and 2019, and linked to the country’s war with cartels. — Read on http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10347737/Mexican-government-says-identify-52-000-corpses-forensic-crisis.html

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Forensics: Lack of awareness, data hinders cases of missing and murdered Native American women, study finds

Lack of awareness, data hinders cases of missing and murdered Native American women, study finds — Read on http://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/ncna1235233

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Forensics: Mexico’s drug war leaves 39,000 unidentified bodies in its morgues

This is horrible. Investigation by Quinto Elemento Labs finds alarming number of people buried in common graves — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/sep/22/mexicos-drug-war-leaves-39000-unidentified-bodies-in-its-morgues

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