forensic anthropology

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forensic anthropology

[fə¦ren·sik ‚an·thrə′päl·ə·jē]
(forensic science)
The application of physical anthropology theory and techniques to answering legal questions involving human skeletal identification and analysis.
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As well as groundbreaking DNA techniques, we have access to the top soil scientist in the world and the top forensic anthropologist.
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Lorna, 25, from Ilminster in Somerset, scored first class honours for her BSc degree in forensic and analytical science and is now close to finishing her PhD, entitled The Identification and Quantification of Gaseous Products in relation to Cadaver Dog Efficiency that had been devised by the forensic anthropologist Dr Anna Williams.
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Jose Luis Prieto, a forensic anthropologist from Spain, shared their preliminary findings with the Foris family and the CMP.
A forensic anthropologist and a minister joined police at the cemetery, where a white tent was erected ahead of the exhumation.
John McCullough, a certified forensic anthropologist, told Salt Lake City's KSL television news that, “Two gringos definitely died, but we just don't know which ones,” he said, referring to the legend that Cassidy and his sidekick die in Bolivia.
The event looked at how a crime scene is dealt with, who is present and how important the forensic anthropologist is to routine examinations.
Forensic anthropologist Dr Laureen Buckley was examining the remains yesterday to determine if they belonged to an animal or human.
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