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Genes could record forensic clues to time of death

ScienceNews - Tue 13 Feb 18

Scientists have found predictable patterns in the way our genetic machinery winds down after death.

Gene expression patterns may help determine time of death

Medical Xpress - Tue 13 Feb 18

International team of scientists led by Roderic Guigó at the Centre for Genomic Regulation in Barcelona showed that changes in gene expression in different tissues triggered by death can be ...

Gene expression patterns may help determine time of death, ScienceDaily - Tue 13 Feb 18
Gene expression patterns may help determine time of death, Eurekalert - Tue 13 Feb 18

Genes remain active after death

BBC News - Tue 13 Feb 18

Cells continue to function even after an individual dies, a discovery that could be developed into a forensic tool.

Genes can reveal the time of death of crime victims

Daily Mail - Wed 14 Feb 18

The researchers at the Centre for Genomic Regulation in Barcelona, who examined genes in 129 dead bodies, say they came up with a time of death accurate to within 63.75 minuteS.

Cells and their genes continue to function after death, study proves

UPI - Tue 13 Feb 18

Even after you die, your body's cells will continue to function -- for a short period of time.