2003 Photo Contest, Science & Technology, 2nd prize

David I. Gross

20 May, 2002

A skeleton in the morgue shows signs of death from a bullet through the head, as well as severe beating and shrapnel wounds from a grenade. Some 3,800 people are still missing in relation to the former armed conflict in Kosovo. Bereft families continue to seek information about the fate of their relatives. Forensic scientists helping to identify remains are hindered by the fact that many corpses are incomplete, and often the remains of a number of people are buried together.

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David I. Gross

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