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The gender or sex of the victim can also be determined from the bones. Male bones are normally larger than female bones, and bony knobs where muscles attach are heavier on males because men have larger muscles than women. Male A person’s identity can often be made by matching teeth in a skull to a missing person’s dental records. 59 Body Farms A corpse’s bones last the longest, but hair is made up of dead cells, so it does not decompose as fast as soft tissues do. 60 skulls are conspicuous for their heavy brow ridges and they have a large knob—the external occipital condyle—at the base where several neck muscles attach.

Bass Forensic Anthropology Lab that adjoins the UT Medical Center. The lab is equipped with a large walk-in cooler, a modern ventilation system, computers, and the like. “This is fancy. They thought of everything,”32 says former Knox County medical examiner Sandra Elkins. The Western Carolina Human Identification Laboratory in North Carolina is also modern and equipped to carry out everything from the removal of soft tissue from bone to the analysis of cremated remains. At the Texas State University body farm, a new 1-million-dollar lab is under construction.

51 Craig explained that she had not based her answer on the shape of the skull. She had looked at the knee. During the course of her former career as a medical illustrator, she had looked at thousands of knee joints, and she had observed that the angle of the intercondylar notch (a small groove at the end of the thigh bone) was different in Caucasians than in blacks. Bass was fascinated and encouraged Craig to do further research on knees. As a result, she devised a formula that allows law enforcement to differentiate Negroid and Caucasian femurs with 90 percent accuracy.

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