April 1, 2010

Virtobot Performs Autopsies

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Virtobot can take a virtual autopsy without chopping into the body. Used at Bern's Institute of Forensic Medicine, it projects a light on the body and records contours with a 3D HD camera. It also can image skin texture and can look for bullets, stab wounds and other gruesome evidence.

Via Swiss National Science Foundation

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at April 1, 2010 9:10 PM
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