Mexican maggots help ID the dead (2:14)
Dec. 17 - Maggots found feeding on bodies burned or mutilated beyond recognition, may hold the answers to identifying the dead. Scientists in Mexico say a DNA examination of contents inside three maggots found on a badly burned body led to its identification, when the flesh itself was too badly decomposed to reveal useful samples. Kilmeny Duchardt reports. ( Transcript )
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