Tech takes on autopsies

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  • Thursday, 13 Mar 2014

(From left) Mathavan, iGene's Forensic Scientist Dr Nor Amira Ismail look on as iGene Medical Research Scientist Dr Hemanth S Naik demonstrates how a digital autopsy is done.

IN 44 BC Julius Caesar was killed in front of hundreds of witnesses near the Senate in Rome. A group of Roman senators led by Brutus and Cassius violently plunged their blades into him, resulting in 23 stab wounds.

Roman physician Antistius performed an autopsy and found that of the 23 wounds, none were fatal except the second wound in the breast.

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