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Forensics

Outside the Lab Profession

Death Under Scrutiny

| Jo Martin

The UK has introduced a national system of medical examiners to investigate deaths, improve patient safety, and support bereaved families

Outside the Lab Training and education

A Digital Museum

| Luke Turner

The online Pathology Education and Learning Centre aims to catalogue 3,500 specimens for teaching and learning around the world

Subspecialties Forensics

CSI: Cretaceous

| Michael Schubert

The discovery of soft tissues and biomolecules preserved in ancient fossils opens up a new realm of studies linking paleontology with modern medicine

Diagnostics Clinical care

Bioarcheology: Peopling the Past

| Jane Buikstra

Where did paleopathology come from? Where is it going next? And, most importantly, how can clinical and paleopathologists work together to benefit both fields?

Diagnostics Clinical care

Connecting Past to Present

| Niels Lynnerup

Niels Lynnerup explains the discipline of paleopathology and what benefits it has to offer pathology in the clinic or in the research laboratory

Subspecialties Microscopy and imaging

Portraits of Pathology

A glimpse of the vibrant visuals in pathology

Outside the Lab Forensics

Missing: One Human Decomposition Facility

| Anna Williams

The uniqueness of different regions means that each needs its own facility – so why doesn’t the UK have one?

Outside the Lab Forensics

Forensic Science at FIRS

| Melissa Connor

An introduction to the only taphonomic research facility serving the western United States

Outside the Lab Forensics

A Force for Good

| Katie Zejdlik, Nicholas V. Passalacqua, and John A. Williams

The what, where, and why of human decomposition facilities

Subspecialties Profession

Life or Death Research?

| Shari Forbes

Human decomposition facilities offer insight into the post-mortem process that can help a wide variety of people – both before and after death

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