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However, more testing is needed to confirm that belief. 269, March 2012NCJ 237722 Philip Bulman is a writer and editor at NIJ.
Danielle Mc Leod-Henning is a program manager and physical scientist at NIJ.
Thus, pupal case radiocarbon content would serve as a decay-resistant proxy for the tissues, yielding the year of death.
In contrast, from 1955 to 1963, atmospheric radiocarbon levels almost doubled.
Since then they have been dropping back toward natural levels.
Now, new applications for the technique are emerging in forensics, thanks to research funded by NIJ and other organizations.
In recent years, forensic scientists have started to apply carbon-14 dating to cases in which law enforcement agencies hope to find out the age of a skeleton or other unidentified human remains.
However, the researchers suggested that soft tissue radiocarbon content would be transferred to, and preserved in, the pupal cases of insects whose larvae feed on these tissues.