2003 Photo Contest, Science & Technology, 2nd prize

David I. Gross

20 May, 2002

X-rays are used to check bodies for evidence of bullets or shrapnel, before other work is carried out. 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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