Body farm in UK? Britain ‘mulls’ creating grisly research center with decaying humans

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Britain’s first body farm – a research facility where human remains are left to decay outdoors and in water – could soon be established in an effort to improve police forensics.

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The benefits to science would help us in a number of ways,” she said. “We would be able to more accurately know when someone died, as well as being able to identify potential criminals, say from fingerprints or DNA on decomposed skin.

Period27 May 2018

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