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Estimation of Age at Death using Cortical Bone Histomorphometry

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $114,263)

The goal of this research is to produce a new histological method of age estimation that addresses the past methodological problems rather than reproducing them in a revision of a previously developed method. Furthermore, an objective of this research is to determine the practical application of histological age estimation utilizing the femur by revealing the biological limitations of bone turnover as an age indicator through the evaluation of the large reference sample proposed for this research. ca/ncf
Date Created: August 26, 2010