X-ray evaluation confirms cast date on Lincoln pardon of Civil Conflict soldier

Enlarge / Abraham Lincoln’s pardon for Patrick Murphy, a Civil Conflict soldier within the Union Military who was court-martialed for desertion. (credit score: Nationwide Archives) There’s hardly ever time to… Read more

Scientists ID potential biomarkers to peg time of demise for submerged corpses

Enlarge / Ophelia (1852) by John Everett Millais, impressed by the character in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, who goes mad and drowns in a brook. It may be difficult for forensic scientists… Read more

May a tree assist discover a decaying corpse close by?

Enlarge / If a decaying cadaver releases a flood of nitrogen into the soil, it might change the look of close by bushes. At the least, that is the idea.… Read more