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The problem of aging human remains and living individuals: a review.
Age estimation: The state of the art in relation to the specific demands of forensic practise
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Here a biochemical method based on aspartic acid racemization in dentine provides the most accurate estimates of age, followed by special morphological dental and skeletal methods.
Comparison of Four Skeletal Methods for the Estimation of Age at Death on White and Black Adults *
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Evaluating four macroscopic indicators for age estimation on 218 American White and Black individuals, ranging in age from 25 to 90 years of age, from the Terry collection finds that PCA was the most accurate method for both racial groups when all age groups are analyzed together.
The difficult issue of age assessment on pedo-pornographic material.
Prevalence of HIV and hepatitis C markers among a cadaver population in Milan.
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A substantial number of cases with no known risks also had markers for HIV and HCV, suggesting that there is a large unrecognised pool of potential infection in medicolegal practice.
Milk hygiene and udder health in the periurban area of Hamdallaye, Niger
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The prevalence of intra-mammary infections in dairy herds was studied in Hamdallaye, Niger and differences in prevalence were observed among herds and according to lactation number.
Pitfalls at the root of facial assessment on photographs: a quantitative study of accuracy in positioning facial landmarks
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Results confirm that few anatomical points can be defined with the highest accuracy and show the importance of the preliminary investigation of reliability in positioning facial landmarks.
Feasibility of Contactless 3D Optical Measurement for the Analysis of Bone and Soft Tissue Lesions: New Technologies and Perspectives in Forensic Sciences
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Results confirm that 3D optical digitizing technology is a crucial tool in the immortalization of wound morphology in the medico‐legal context even on “difficult” substrates such as cut marks and saw marks on bone.
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