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An: 2018, Nr.4, Articol Nr. 5
Title: 

NEW AND MODERN TECHNIQUES IN FORENSIC IDENTIFICATION

Authors: 

      Madalina Maria Diac, A. Knieling, Diana Bulgaru Iliescu - Institute of Legal Medicine Iasi, Romania, University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Grigore T. Popa” Iasi, Romania, Forensec Department
      Irina Streba - Institute of Legal Medicine Iasi, Romania, University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Grigore T. Popa” Iasi, Romania
      Nona Gîrlescu - University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Grigore T. Popa” Iasi, Romania, Phd Student
      C.I. Stan - University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Grigore T. Popa” Iasi, Romania, I-st Morpho-Functional Sciences Department
      NEW AND MODERN TECHNIQUES IN FORENSIC IDENTIFICATION (Abstract): Introduction: Forensic identification represents one of essential elements within the forensic practice and investigation. This field of legal medicine focuses in principal on anthropological identification. The difficulty of forensic identification is encountered for skeletal remains, because most of the time, this category does not have the necessary features. Globally, in present, individual identification has a major role, especially in the area of development and discovering of new and modern processes and methods which are useful in forensic identification. Literature pays a special attention on the forensic identification, especially in anthropological identification, placing a special emphasis on the creation of new bone collections as the starting point for new identification techniques. Objectives:The paper presents the advances in forensic identification research, underlining the new morphometrical methods which are used in anthropological identification. Material and methods:The present paper is a literature review which includes the scientific research from the last five years on the subject of forensic identification focused on anthropological aspects. The studied articles were found and accessed from database PubMed, Research Gate by the instrumentality of key words as forensic identification, new anthropological methods, , forensic anthropology, skeletal remains, biological profile identification. Conclusions: Forensic identification is a continuously and constantly developing field; the present literature review is focused on the newest and most advanced research at international level, for a final result, human identification. In Romanian legal medicine, this field is in a developing process, the present work being a starting point in the field of advanced research.
Key words: FORENSIC ANTHROPOLOGY, BIOLOGICAL PROFILE DETERMINATION, SKELETAL REMAINS
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