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International Journal of Legal Medicine

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16.06.2019 | Original Article

A biomechanical comparison between human calvarial bone and a skull simulant considering the role of attached periosteum and dura mater

An in-depth investigation of injury mechanisms related to head trauma requires repetitive biomechanical testing, involving tissues of human origin. Ethical and logistic constraints limit the use of human or animal tissues. Further to that, high …

14.06.2019 | Case Report

A case of suicide by double gunshot wounds to the head: the ability to act after the first shot

A single gunshot (or multiple) does (do) not necessarily lead to immediate loss of consciousness or rapid neurological deficits, so the victim may be able to repeatedly pull the trigger before achieving the lethal effect. Despite multiple gunshot …

14.06.2019 | Original Article

Age estimation by measuring open apices in teeth: a new formula for two samples of South African black and white children

In this cross-sectional study, the accuracy of Cameriere’s European formula was tested and a new specific model was developed for two samples of black and white South African children with known age and sex. For these purposes, 970 children of …

14.06.2019 | Population Data

Age estimation at death by the study of chest plate radiographs: establishing a Tunisian male score

We aim to establish a Tunisian score for age estimation through the study of chest plate’s radiographs of a Tunisian male sample. We have focused on the study of 128 chest plate radiographs of Tunisian male individuals. We have established a score …

12.06.2019 | Original Article

Forensic drowning site inference employing mixed pyrosequencing profile of DNA barcode gene (rbcL)

The development of DNA barcoding method has given rise to a promising way of studying genetic taxonomy. Our previous study showed that pyrosequencing profile of 18S rDNA V7 hypervariable region can be used for identifying water sources without …

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The International Journal of Legal Medicine aims to improve the scientific resources used in the elucidation of crime and related forensic applications at a high level of evidential proof. The journal offers review articles tracing development in specific areas, with up-to-date analysis; original articles discussing significant recent research results; case reports describing interesting and exceptional examples; population data; letters to the editors; and technical notes, which appear in a section originally created for rapid publication of data in the dynamic field of DNA analysis.

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