Tag: Kimberlee Moran

Blood-Sucking Vampires? Nope, Says Forensic Scientist, Just Nature’s Way of Recycling

Blood-Sucking Vampires? Nope, Says Forensic Scientist, Just Nature’s Way of Recycling

By Tom McLaughlin For centuries, tales of blood-sucking vampires have scared the daylights out of people around the world. These fictional tales largely originated in eastern European folklore, says Kimberlee Moran, but they are actually rooted in the natural – but little understood – science of human decomposition. For instance, explains the Rutgers University–Camden researcher, […]

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Digging Deeper: Graduate Public History Student Gets Hands-On Lessons in Archeology

Digging Deeper: Graduate Public History Student Gets Hands-On Lessons in Archeology

By Tom McLaughlin Samantha Muller vividly remembers the day. In February 2017, the Rutgers University–Camden graduate student was showing some friends around Philadelphia when her phone rang. On the other end was Kimberlee Moran, an associate teaching professor and director of forensics at Rutgers–Camden, with whom Muller worked closely while earning bachelor’s degrees in anthropology […]

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Philadelphia History Gleaned from Historical Human Remains, Thanks to Rutgers–Camden Contingent

Philadelphia History Gleaned from Historical Human Remains, Thanks to Rutgers–Camden Contingent

By Tom McLaughlin Historical human remains, discovered at a Philadelphia construction site, will be properly reinterred in another location, thanks to exhaustive efforts made by Rutgers University–Camden forensic scientists and students, working in collaboration with a network of forensics professionals. Kimberlee Moran, an associate teaching professor and director of forensics center at Rutgers–Camden, explains that […]

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Rutgers Forensics Expert to Lead Workshops on Fingerprints for Free Library of Philadelphia Program

Rutgers Forensics Expert to Lead Workshops on Fingerprints for Free Library of Philadelphia Program

By Tom McLaughlin Amateur detectives of all ages are invited to discover how fingerprints are used to catch criminals, as Rutgers University–Camden forensics expert Kimberlee Moran leads a series of fun and engaging workshops from Feb. 7 to March 13 at various branches of the Free Library of Philadelphia. Moran, an associate teaching professor and […]

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