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Standards for Data Collection from Human Skeletal Remains
Course Description and Goals: In this hands-on laboratory course, we will take an in-depth study of the human skeleton as a dynamic, living system. We will examine each bone, with a review of normalExpand
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In vivo facial tissue depth measurements for children and adults.
This study reports results of a facial tissue depth measurements project conducted over a two-year period on a modern sample of children and adults of both sexes and varying ages and races. TheExpand
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Comparison of Four Skeletal Methods for the Estimation of Age at Death on White and Black Adults *
ABSTRACT: When analyzing human adult skeletal remains, it is often difficult to decide whether a single aging method will give a more reliable age estimation than a combination of methods. This studyExpand
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Sex estimation from the metatarsals.
Discriminant-function analysis of osteometric data from the metatarsals of 200 individuals in the Terry Collection provides a reliable method for estimating sex. Functions derived from individualExpand
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The use of SEM/EDS analysis to distinguish dental and osseus tissue from other materials.
With increasing frequency, relatively small, fragmentary evidence thought to be osseous or dental tissue of human origin is submitted to the forensic laboratory for DNA analysis with the request forExpand
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Differences in osteon banding between human and nonhuman bone.
The objective of this paper is to compare patterns of osteon organization in human and nonhuman bone. A linear organization of Haversian systems in nonhuman bone, where osteons line up in rows, hasExpand
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Taphonomic Applications in Forensic Anthropology
The field of taphonomy was generally defined by Efremov in 1940 as the study of the processes by which organic remains pass from the biosphere into the lithosphere as the result of geological andExpand
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Evaluation of seven methods of estimating age at death from mature human skeletal remains.
Different approaches to the estimation of age at death in mature human skeletal remains were evaluated utilizing samples from 19 recent French autopsy individuals of known age at death. Methods ofExpand
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A test of the phenice method for the estimation of sex.
The Phenice method for the estimation of sex of an individual from the pelvis was tested on 198 individuals of known sex from the Terry collection by an individual with training in the technique, butExpand
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Skeletal growth of the protohistoric Arikara.
The longitudinal growth of the long bones and growth in breadth of the ilium are assessed for a population of protohistoric Arikara Indians from South Dakota through the correlation of skeletalExpand
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