U.S. forensic anthropologists are ready to help identify bodies in Japan
When natural disasters have occured around the world, such as the earthquake in Haiti, University of Florida forensic anthropologists have been called upon to assist with the identification of bodies. In light of the 8.9 magnitude earthquake and tsunami that devastated parts of Japan, WUFT-FM’s Empriss Campbell talked with an expert who knows what rescue workers and others are facing. She talked with the Director of the C.A. Pound Human Identification Laboratory at the University of Florida, Michael Warren.
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