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There May be an Easier Way to Identify the Dead

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Identifying the dead after a mass disaster may become a little easier. That’s according to a new study released today in Chicago at a meeting of the Radiological Society of North America. A team of Japanese scientists created an automated system that compares dental X-rays to the remains of the deceased. Study co-author Eiko Kosuge says through an interpreter that her research was influenced by a plane crash that took place when she was a kid.

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