Aaron Lynne

Aaron Lynne

Feb 23, 2016

Group 6 Copy 57
2
Please wait...

About This Project

We study how communities of insects and bacteria inhabiting human cadavers change through time. This pattern of change, or succession, is orderly and predictable and can be used to estimate the time since death (TSD) at a crime scene. We predict that local aspects of the environment, such as rainfall or enclosure, can influence interactions between insects and bacteria. By understanding these aspects, we can better predict how insects and bacteria will be affected and better estimate the TSD.

Blast off!

Browse Other Projects on Experiment

Related Projects

A Modification to Homeopathic Drug Carcinosin

Cancer is linked to genetic mutations in hosts who are already genetically unique, which can make it seem...

How can a specialized diet affect the shape of the primate neck?

The neck is involved in most everyday behaviors. Still, we do not understand how specific behaviors shape...

Community-based Leishmaniasis research in Sri Lanka

Leishmaniasisis a neglected tropical parasitic diseases in the world and is spread by the bite of sand flies...

Backer Badge Funded

A biology project funded by 90 people