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Virtual autopsy

Comedian Raju Srivastava’s post-mortem was conducted using a novel technique called virtual autopsy. What is virtual autopsy? Virtual autopsy or virtopsy is a new technique of post-mortem that does not include dissections. The post-mortem is done using high-tech digital X-rays and CT-scans. This technique requires lesser time when compared to the traditional method of post-mortem. ..




DNA test : 45 year old double murder solved

DNA evidence found at a 1973 crime scene has helped the investigators to identify suspect. However the suspect was long dead. Linda and Clifford Berhardt, 24 were killed years back. The investigators found that they were murdered by Linda’s co worker Caldwell, who died in 2003. The DNA evidences were compared to the genetic samples ..


India’s first advanced DNA forensic laboratory to come up in Chandigarh

Maneka Gandhi, the Union Minister for Women and Child Development (WCD), has laid the foundation stone of India’s first advanced DNA forensic laboratory “Sakhi Suraksha” in the campus of Central Forensic Science Lab of Chandigarh as part efforts to reduce the backlog of cases needing advanced forensic analysis. It will be built at a cost ..