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Written in Bone: Forensic Files of the 17th-Century Chesapeake

Peering into the past by looking at bones affords great insight into the lives of previous inhabitants of this planet, and the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History has done just that via this compelling web exhibit. Through the use of "bone biographies", a team of researchers has been looking into the lives of settlers who lived in 17th century Jamestown, Virginia and the much more well-to-do...
Ask a Forensic Artist

How exactly does one become a forensic artist? It is not easy, and this website provides some rather direct and frank advice about the profession. The Ask a Forensic Artist (AAFA) site is well organized, and first-time visitors should make a beeline for the "FAQ" section. Here they will find answers to questions like "What is 'Forensic Art'?" and "What training is available in Forensic Art?" The...
International Association for Identification

The International Association for Identification (IAI) is the world's oldest and largest criminal identification organization. In 2005, the IAI selected the West Virginia University Libraries to house its priceless research library due in part to the institution's program in the field of forensic and investigative sciences education. The collection is rather fascinating, containing over 3,000...