In 2004, forensic anthropology findings led New Jersey prosecutors to reinvestigate the cause of James Ridgeway's death, which was inconclusive in 1979. In another case, reconstructive techniques helped identify the frag... More »

Some schools that offer forensic anthropology courses are Boston University School of Medicine in Massachusetts, Mercyhurst College in Pennsylvania and California State University in California. These schools each offer ... More »

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The field of forensic science includes a number of disciplines, such as anthropology, odontology and toxicology. These experts find, collect and preserve evidence in criminal cases. More »

The field of forensic science includes a number of disciplines, such as anthropology, odontology and toxicology. These experts find, collect and preserve evidence in criminal cases. More »

Rigor mortis can take between three to six hours to set in after the death of a cat, according to Rest in Pets. The condition, which is part of the decomposition process, is a natural occurrence after the death of an ani... More »

Some famous forensic entomology cases include the cases of Paul Bernardo, David Westerfield and Ronald Porter. The forensic entomology information was presented in trial, but was not always used by the judges due to the ... More »

While the incidence rate of herpes zoster, commonly known as shingles, is 1 million cases annually in the United States, shingles is the underlying cause of death for only 96 Americans annually, according to the Centers ... More »