NC State Veterinary Medicine News and Updates, July 2021
Behind the scenes with the Turtle Rescue Team, a new distinguished chair honor and more from a busy month on campus.
A Simple Approach to Dating Bones
Forensic anthropologist Ann Ross describes the techniques she uses to determine the age of human skeletons.
Research Finds Serious Problems With Forensic Software
New research finds significant flaws in recently released forensic software.
Forensic Researchers Find Femur Offers Insight Into Age of Deceased
Forensic researchers have found a more accurate way to assess an individual’s age at death, based on the bone mineral density of the femur.
Forensic Technique Uses Forehead X-Rays to Assess Age of Juvenile Remains
Researchers have developed a technique that can provide an approximate age for juveniles based on a frontal X-ray of the skull.
Researchers Release First Chemical Map of Dyes from Historic Dye Library
The first chemical “map” of dyes from the Max A. Weaver Dye Library has been released. The information could assist researchers in developing dyes with desirable properties.
Behind the Yellow Tape
Forensic anthropologist Ann Ross’ lab is a real-life version of your favorite forensics TV shows. See what’s inside.