AMTRAK California Zephyr - Walk through the train (PART-1)
Kickin' Back with Bucs cornerback Keith Tandy (St. Petersburg Times)
**By Stephen F. Holder, Times Staff Writer**
Friday, December 14, 2012
You're something of a scientist in your spare time from what I hear. Tell me
about the project you were part of at West Virginia.
I was on doing some independent research, helping out one of my professors. We
were trying to help develop a new technique to see how long something's been
dead. There's a way you can determine a short amount of time, from a couple
days to a week or so. Then you can tell if they've been dead for multiple
years. We were trying to do something in between. They were burying pig heads
and testing it out. I guess they dig them up every so often, and they can tell
how long they've been dead by looking at the DNA.
**Did you always have an interest in science?**
I think the main thing was I always wanted to know why. When I was a kid, I'd
go somewhere with my mom and I was always asking why. And I was always into
numbers, trying to solve problems. I just like to know the inside of things.
**So** if football ...