Mapping noses in the Basque Country

Anthropologist Esther Rebato [pictured here] of the University of the Basque Country has mapped the presence of nasal characteristics in people who dwell in the Basque Country. Her study is: “Aspectos métricos y morfoscópicos  de la región nasal en vascos [“Metric aspects and morphoscopic the nasal region in Basques”],” Esther Rebato, Munibe Antropologia – Arkeologia, no. […]

Coroners & Body Part Sales: Perspective

Some historical perspective for the case of the New Orleans coroner whose election opponent is accusing him of selling body parts: “Whose body is it anyway?: trading the dead poor, coroner’s disputes, and the business of anatomy at Oxford University, 1885-1929,” Elizabeth T. Hurren, Bull Hist Med, Winter 2008;82(4):775-818. The author, at Wellcome Trust Centre […]