skull says: bodies and bones

1. Story map

2. Something smells in Tennessee

3. Where the bodies are

4. How to get them to talk

5. The making of a forensic anthropologist

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Forensic science

" Round the World: Argentina - Forensic investigation of past human-rights violations," by Morris Tidball Binz, The Lancet, June 29, 1991.

"Anthropologists Exhume Guatemalan Massacre Sites as Victims' Families Watch," by Marion Lloyd, The Chronicle of Higher Education, March 29, 2002.

"Where the bugs are: Forensic Entomology," by Ricki Lewis, The Scientist, Sept. 3, 2001.

"A DNA-based approach to the identification of insect species used for postmortem interval estimation," Journal of Forensic Sciences, 39: 418-27, 1994.

Death's Acre: Inside the Legendary Forensics Lab the Body Farm, Where the Dead Do Tell Tales, by William Bass, 2003.

Dead Men Do Tell Tales : The Strange and Fascinating Cases of a Forensic Anthropologist, by Michael Browning and William R. Maples, 1995.

The Bone Detectives : How Forensic Anthropologists Solve Crimes and Uncover Mysteries of the Dead, by Donna M. Jackson, 1996.


American Board of Forensic Anthropology.

Learn about forensic art.

The Body Farm.

Want to be a forensic anthropologist?

Want a scholarship?

Forensic anthropology at California State University, Chico.

The UC Santa Cruz Forensic Anthropology Laboratory.

What could the virtual autopsy do for forensic science?

Live bodies only in our credits page.

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