A forensic science study sheds light on how the bones of infants and juveniles decay. The findings will help forensic scientists determine how long a young person’s remains were at a particular location, as well as which bones are best suited for collecting tissue samples to help ID the deceased.
Tag: Forensic Science
Overcoming crisis in Costa Rica
Costa Rica is known around the world over for its rainforests, coffee and beaches. But despite Costa Rica’s reputation for safety and its recent economic growth, criminals use its strategic location for smuggling activities. A team of U.S. forensic science experts, led by two WVU professors from Costa Rica, aim to fix that.
National center for forensic science wins federal renewal for another five years, $20 million
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has renewed support for the Center for Statistics and Applications in Forensic Evidence, adding five years and up to $20 million of support.
Livermore scientist garners early career achievement award for forensic science
A chemist who is the director of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Forensic Science Center is the recipient of the 2020 “Outstanding Early Career Achievement in Forensic Science Award.”