bones

The Saddest Website Filled With Hope

Sadly, and for as many reasons as there are people, individuals go missing. Quite often, that disappearance ends in tragedy, but the fate of the missing person is unknown to their friends and family, who are left not only filled with grief but also wondering just what became of their loved one.

Fortunately, technology and the U.S. Department of Justice have stepped in to help families get answers.

The Bone Lab

Bones tell the story of a person's life. Forensic anthropologists at NC State University use advanced forensic science techniques to identify victims and solve crimes. Their work in using skeletal measurements to identify where a person is from has drawn worldwide attention.