Dr. Chelsey Juarez Explains How Isotopic Analysis Works

In cases where medical examiners are limited by the information that DNA analysis can provide, forensic anthropologists may be able to shed some light. As specialists in the hard tissues of the body, such as teeth, bones, fingernails, and even hair, forensic anthropologists tell the story of the deceased. When dealing with cold cases, this information can provide investigators with a place to start.