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Using new forensic and genetic tools, researchers in Hawaii are working to identify the remains of American soldiers from the Korean War, NPR's All Things Considered reports.

At the K208 lab at Pearl Harbor Hawaii — so named for the 208 boxes of remains sent by North Korea to the US in the 1990s — John Byrd and his colleagues are sorting through boxes of remains as well as a mix of bones gathered from a mass grave.

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