‘It’s not like CSI’: the Science of the Search for Richard III

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Published by University of Leicester Press Office for University of Leicester in Education and also in Environment, Health

Complexity of tests being performed on Grey Friars skeleton mean answers will not come overnight Search for King Richard III press portal: http://www2.le.ac.uk/offices/press/media-centre/richard-iii DNA testing, environmental sampling and radiocarbon dating are some of the tests being undertaken to determine whether the skeleton found in Leicester was once Richard III - and there are also plans to do a facial reconstruction. Lead archaeologist Richard Buckley, of the University of Leicester̵...

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