The CSI behind exhuming Arafat: Tissue, hair and soil

Published: November 27th, 2012

Category: Forensic News

Dr. Bruce Goldberger, Director of Forensic Toxicology at the University of Florida says It’s tricky looking for evidence of poisoning after a body has been buried.  Dr. Goldberger told NBC Nightly News that “The investigators are likely taking small samples from various regions of the body for polonium testing.”  “Very small pieces of tissue are needed. You don’t need the whole body.”  Read more here