What It’s Like to be a Veterinarian Examining the Fossil Records of Injured Dinosaurs
A New York Times writer asked a veterinarian how he’d treat the injuries evident on fossilized bones of dinosaurs. We talked to the veterinarian, Ben Golas, and asked him how the story came about.
The Veterinarian as Medical Examiner
Ernest Rogers, DVM, PhD, and Adam W. Stern, DVM, CMI (IV), CFC, Diplomate ACVP Investigation of cause, mechanism, and manner of death are determined by a medical examiner or forensic investigator through the necropsy examination. This article presents an overview of the medical examiner’s role and the steps involved in a veterinary medical necropsy, including …
The Veterinarian as Crime Scene Investigator
Ernest Rogers, DVM, PhD Welcome to the world of forensic medicine. Learn about the role a veterinarian fulfills when it comes to gathering evidence and evaluating a crime scene in cases related to crimes against animals. The popularity of television shows, such as CSI and Law & Order, have significantly increased interest in forensic science …