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Physicochemical Changes in Bone Bioapatite During the Late Postmortem Interval Pre- and Post-Burning.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Applied spectroscopy [Appl Spectrosc] 2022 Sep; Vol. 76 (9), pp. 1080-1099. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jun 17.

Abstract:Postmortem chemical transformation of bone bioapatite can take place during early diagenesis, resulting in a more thermodynamically stable mineral phase. This paper examines the impact of a one year postmortem interval on unburnt and burnt bone's struc...

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The environmental pollution caused by cemeteries and cremations: A review.

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Source(s):Chemosphere [Chemosphere] 2022 Nov; Vol. 307 (Pt 4), pp. 136025. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Aug 16.

Abstract:In recent years the funeral industry has drawn attention from the scientific community concerning the potential pollution of the environment and the urban environment. In this review, the pollution caused by the cemeteries and crematoria around the wor...

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Strontium isotopes and concentrations in cremated bones suggest an increased salt consumption in Gallo-Roman diet.

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Source(s):Scientific reports [Sci Rep] 2022 Jun 03; Vol. 12 (1), pp. 9280. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jun 03.

Abstract:The high temperatures reached during cremation lead to the destruction of organic matter preventing the use of traditional isotopic methods for dietary reconstructions. Still, strontium isotope ( 87 Sr/ 86 Sr) and concentration ([Sr]) analyses of crema...

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Salorno-Dos de la Forca (Adige Valley, Northern Italy): A unique cremation site of the Late Bronze Age.

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Source(s):PloS one [PLoS One] 2022 May 18; Vol. 17 (5), pp. e0267532. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 May 18 (Print Publication: 2022).

Abstract:The archaeological site of Salorno-Dos de la Forca (Bozen, Alto Adige) provides one of the rarest and most significant documentations of cremated human remains preserved from an ancient cremation platform (ustrinum). The pyre area, located along the up...

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Exposure assessment of PM 2.5 in temple premises and crematoriums in Kanpur, India.

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Source(s):Environmental science and pollution research international [Environ Sci Pollut Res Int] 2022 May; Vol. 29 (25), pp. 38374-38384. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jan 25.

Abstract:Regular use of incense and earthen lamps in temples leads to the release of particulate matter (PM), airborne flecks, and gaseous pollutants. Similarly, the cremation of dead bodies using timber and other accessories such as incense, organic chemicals ...

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The Use of Cremation Data for Timely Mortality Surveillance During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Ontario, Canada: Validation Study.

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Source(s):JMIR public health and surveillance [JMIR Public Health Surveill] 2022 Feb 21; Vol. 8 (2), pp. e32426. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Feb 21.

Abstract:Background: Early estimates of excess mortality are crucial for understanding the impact of COVID-19. However, there is a lag of several months in the reporting of vital statistics mortality data for many jurisdictions, including across Canada. In Onta...

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Social justice and cemetery systems.

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Source(s):Death studies [Death Stud] 2022; Vol. 46 (4), pp. 861-874. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 Jun 13.

Abstract:This paper applies social justice frameworks to "cemetery systems," which here denotes the framework by which each nation state orders the disposal of the dead, and which generally includes burial, cremation and the interment or scattering of cremated ...

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Effectiveness and limitations of human identification from cremains: A report of two cases.

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Source(s):Legal medicine (Tokyo, Japan) [Leg Med (Tokyo)] 2021 Nov; Vol. 53, pp. 101933. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Jun 19.

Abstract:The present study of two case reports of the victims of the Great East Japan Earthquake demonstrates the effectiveness and limitations of using dental cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) imaging of cremains as a means of identification. In case 1, ide...

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These boots are made for burnin': Inferring the position of the corpse and the presence of leather footwears during cremation through isotope (δ13C, δ18O) and infrared (FTIR) analyses of experimentally burnt skeletal remains.

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Source(s):PloS one [PLoS One] 2021 Oct 13; Vol. 16 (10), pp. e0257199. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Oct 13 (Print Publication: 2021).

Abstract:Cremation is a complex mortuary practice, involving a number of activities of the living towards the dead before, during, and after the destruction of the bodily soft tissues by fire. The limiting information concerning these behavioral patterns obtain...

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Into the fire: Investigating the introduction of cremation to Nordic Bronze Age Denmark: A comparative study between different regions applying strontium isotope analyses and archaeological methods.

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Source(s):PloS one [PLoS One] 2021 May 12; Vol. 16 (5), pp. e0249476. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 May 12 (Print Publication: 2021).

Abstract:Changes in funerary practices are key to the understanding of social transformations of past societies. Over the course of the Nordic Bronze Age, funerary practices changed from inhumation to cremation. The aim of this study is to shed light on this fu...

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