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Anticipating the Conference: Kelly Kearse on Bloodstains

June 3, 2014

Kelly Kearse |  11-Oct-2014  |  3:45-4:30 pm

imageA CRITICAL (RE)EVALUATION OF THE SHROUD OF TURIN BLOOD DATA: STRENGTH OF EVIDENCE IN THE CHARACTERIZATION OF THE BLOODSTAINS

. . .  While initial efforts point to the detection of authentic blood on the cloth, several fundamental characteristics of the nature of the bloodstains still remain to be conclusively established.  For example, although widely stated that the blood on the Shroud is of human origin, exactly how strong is the scientific evidence for such claims?  Moreover, does the current data effectively exclude the possibility that blood from other species could also be present?  How definitive are the current typing results and what is their overall significance in the bloodstain.evaluation?  Finally, how certain is the evidence that the blood present is representative of (only) a single individual, i.e. a human male? . . .

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  1. Thomas
    June 3, 2014 at 3:48 am

    That blood stain just to the side of the right arm image is rather curious

  2. Louis
    June 3, 2014 at 6:59 pm

    This paper means progress. I look forward to the results.

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