Can you get DNA from crematorium ashes?

What's left behind when a body is cremated?...
18 January 2021
Presented by Katie Haylor
Production by Katie Haylor.


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Paul got in touch to ask: "I was wondering if it was possible to get DNA out of crematorium ashes. Could you get any information about the person such as weight or height, from their ashes?" Katie Haylor put the question to Charmaine Bale, from Anglia Ruskin University...


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