Daily Archives: December 3, 2015

The mystery behind the unidentified remains in Ireland’s morgues

DNA RenderingIT IS UNCLEAR just how many unidentified bodies are buried in Ireland or located in the country’s morgues.
Those who represent the families of missing persons claim there is a lack of respect for these nameless men and women, some of whom may never be identified. Most of these bodies and body parts washed up on Irish beaches or were found in the nets of fishing trawlers and brought back to shore.

8000-year-old “Viste Boy” sent for DNA analysis

HollundA small piece of the skull of the 8000-year-old “Viste Boy” has now been sent to Sweden for DNA analysis. Scientists hope to learn more about early migration into Norway as well as clarify the skeleton’s actual sex.