Category Archives: Identification DVI

Forensics. Missing 4 year old from 1960 Identified.

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Forensics: How Genealogical DNA works.

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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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Forensics: Looking at bone diagenesis. Anthro science at its best. A re-evaluation of manner of death at Roman Herculaneum following the AD 79 eruption of Vesuvius | Antiquity | Cambridge Core

Opposition to this new method claim that the victims had their brains turned into glass. Really? “A re-evaluation of manner of death at Roman Herculaneum following the AD 79 eruption of Vesuvius” – Volume 94 Issue 373 – Rachelle Martyn, … Continue reading

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A Bravo for Christina Cattanero, leading identification expert for Euro migrants

Giving Dead Migrants a Name By pushing forensics to its limits, a courageous scientist is attempting to identify the badly decomposed remains of 700 people who drowned in the Mediterranean Sea Nearly unspeakable. 20,000 dead in 10 years. This anthropologist … Continue reading

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Netherlands Forensic Institute ranks high in world-wide successful investigations

I hear that the NFI ( located at the Hague ) also has an excellent physician/forensic anthropologist traveling the world on these cases. I love those loupes! This article highlights the world-wide scope of a national crime lab.  I haven’t seen … Continue reading

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