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Grenfell Tower fire forensics — Expert Reaction

Tessa Evans posted in on June 19th, 2017.

The latest reports from last week’s devastating fire in the Grenfell Tower apartment block in London suggest there are 58 people still unaccounted for who are presumed dead.  Forensic scientists are beginning their investigation, but the intensity of the fire makes it difficult to identify the remains. The UK SMC collected expert reaction on the […]

Dom Post: Pig study may help police investigate crimes

Peter Griffin posted in on January 20th, 2010.

Kiran Chug of the Dominion Post reports on the work of NZ scientist Rachel Parkinson, who has been researching the decomposing bodies of both pigs and humans in a bid to better establish a person’s time of death. While techniques to do so already exist, there are no really accurate techniques – something the researcher […]

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