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farzana-versey's picture
Feb.17.2014
How many people reside in us? Facebook's decision to provide an option of 50 genders is not really about choice. It is divisive and confusing, and in many ways reductionist.  Gender is not about sexual orientation alone. It is a birth fact. We are either male or female and in some cases...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Oct.19.2013
October 19     Earl Grey is not my Friend   Scabby knees is what I look for; I need to be with those who climb, not those who slide.  I hate to say it, but looking cool and sitting on the sidelines does nothing for me or my sobriety.  I have to build those calluses, require...
mike-tabor's picture
Oct.10.2013
If a body is examined and there are no immediate clues as to who this person might be, our first step at the Medical Examiner’s Office is to do a complete dental examination and xray of every tooth. It basically consists of a similar exam you are getting from your family dentist. Clinical...
mike-tabor's picture
Oct.09.2013
The accuracy of forensic dental identification is without question. With their being 32 natural teeth in the adult human (counting wisdom teeth), and with each tooth having 5 separate sides, the number of possibilities of fillings on each of the surfaces of every tooth is practically...
mike-tabor's picture
Sep.24.2013
  Every day, victims of crimes and accidents enter Medical Examiner’s Offices across the country. In most instances, the identification of these victims are made quickly and routinely. But in some cases, the identity of the victim is a complete unknown. There are numerous circumstances that...
mike-tabor's picture
Aug.13.2013
Death is really only sad for the living. The family, friends and loved ones left behind. Death has no emotion of its own, yet it screams out for emotion from everyone around it. The death of a parent, child sibling, or friend affects us, all of us. No one is immune from the emotional loss and...
mike-tabor's picture
Aug.07.2013
    Many individuals have wanted more information about forensic dental identification. One of the largest forensic organizations in the United States is the American Society of Forensic Odontology. It’s website is www.asfo.org. this organization mission statement is as follows: The...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Dec.10.2012
  December 10   ELECTRIC CONNECTIONS       I step into a room and take its currency.  Is the flow good?  Steady?  The pulse even and strong?  Where are the power brokers and are they sharing the time or using their magnetic personalities to draw the...
pavel-somov's picture
Jun.13.2012
Ego is not an anatomical structure.  It’s not something that you will see on an X-ray.  Ego is an informational structure.  That’s what the term ego actually means: it is a Latinized translation of “das Ich,” which is German for “the I.”  “The I” is “the information” that you...
farzana-versey's picture
Mar.23.2012
I watched The Artist during a silent phase recently. Not that I wasn’t expressing myself or talking to people; it was just a time when tranquillity got superimposed over words. The sentences seemed to wait. If what I had to say was happy, then there would be a lingering haze of anticipation....