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U.S. Department of Justice
Federal Bureau of Investigation Laboratory Division
A quarterly online journal published
by the FBI Laboratory
Putting a Name to
For more than 60
years, physical anthropologists at the Smithsonian Institution
in Washington, DC, have assisted the FBI with cases involving
unidentified human remains. Read how forensic facial reconstruction
and photographic superimposition can establish the identity of
unknown individuals and provide closure in unsolved cases.