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s amples and found clean shells of diatons - different kinds live in different places In Florida, how did forensic botanist David Hall determine the post-mortem
interval for the skeletal remains? What was the minimum time that the
individual could have been dead?
Plants grow in niches. Sometimes grow in particular habitats. If a plant from a different kind of habitat can link them
f rom someone else. Even a particle of pollen can help. DNA from some plant species could be analysed to be linked
f rom the plant they came from. Diatons are plants in water
Plants grew through the bones. Bone expert dated them approx. 2 years....
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2013 for the course ANTH 142 taught by Professor Hans during the Spring '13 term at The University of British Columbia.
- Spring '13