A look at the ancient preserved bodies that forensic scientists can examine in order to gain a better understanding of our ancient past.
- Forensic scientists can help us understand our past.
- We can investigate bodies preserved in peat bogs and frozen in ice to give us insight into our history.
- Carbon dating can help determine the age of a buried body.
- Chemical analysis of a body's hair and nails can indicate a person's lifestyle.
Forensic scientists don't just work on modern crimes. They can also help us understand our ancient past.
One way of doing this is by investigating bog and ice people – ancient bodies found preserved in bogs or frozen in glaciers.
These two ancient bodies, Old Croghan man and Clonycavan man, were ...
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