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Age estimation from the pars basilaris of the fetal and juvenile occipital bone
The pars basilaris of the human occipital bone is reported to be of considerable value for age estimation in juvenile skeletal remains between early fetal periods and 6 years of age, when it fuses to… Expand
A reliable method for the removal of co-purifying PCR inhibitors from ancient DNA.
The accuracy of volumetric bone density measurements in dual X-ray absorptiometry
- M. Sabin, G. Blake, S. MacLaughlin-Black, I. Fogelman
- Calcified Tissue International
- 1 March 1995
New developments in dual x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) allow the performance of high precision anteroposterior (AP) and lateral scans of spinal bone mineral density (BMD, units: g/cm2) without the… Expand
Strontium-90 as an indicator of time since death: a pilot investigation.
- S. MacLaughlin-Black, R. Herd, K. Willson, M. Myers, I. E. West
- Environmental Science, Medicine
- Forensic science international
- 1 November 1992
The results of a pilot investigation are presented. The study aimed to show that the presence of radioactive strontium-90 in human bone could be used as evidence of active uptake during life. In this… Expand
Bones of contention
- S. MacLaughlin-Black
Bones: A Forensic Detective's Case-book.By Douglas Ubelaker and Henry Scammell. Edward Burlingame Books (Harper Collins ): 1992. Pp. 317. $23.
Early fetal maturity assessed from patterns of ossification in the hand and foot
The assessment of fetal age at death is fraught with many complications and often the determination of the maturity of the fetus is a more realistic solution to the question of fetal viability. This… Expand