Month: September 2020

Forensic biology

Future Trends in Forensic Biology

Forensic Biology has been expanded today with various molecular biology discoveries and technological advances. Numerous methods adopted by forensic laboratories include Polymerase Chain Reaction, Fragment Analysis, Software systems, and automatic liquid handling methods. Progression of Sanger sequencing, Next Generation sequencing, Mitochondrial analysis is the widely accepted technologies and tools for solving criminal cases. Beyond Fingerprint …

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Horticultural Therapy

Meaning Horticultural therapy is the art of healing with plants. It employs plants and gardening activities in therapeutic and rehabilitation activities to improve well being of humans. Horticultural therapy is also known as Social and Therapeutic Horticulture(STH). It has been defined by AHTA(American Horticulture Therapy Association)as the engagement of a person in gardening and plant-based …

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STR Genotyping and Interpretation of Data

STR (Short tandem repeat) genotyping is a forensic investigative tool used to identify alleles at specific loci between questioned and reference samples. STR genotyping is a method that employs polymerase chain reaction (PCR) instead of Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism(RFLP).RFLP method uses restriction enzymes to cut the DNA.STR amplicons are separated and detected using Capillary Electrophoresis. …

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Returning to Nature

Benefits of Aloe vera People’s outlook has been changing day by day. The majority of them are seeking to improve their quality of life. The focus is mainly on disease prevention. Medicinal plant consumption is increasing day by day in different countries due to its proven effectiveness in scientific societies and acceptance by human societies …

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How Forensic Biology aided to identify Saddam Hussein?

Saddam Hussein – Forensic biology One of the missions of United States military service during the Iraq war in March 2003 was to capture and kill “Saddam Hussein” who was the dictator of Iraq who threatens the world by using his power. Saddam was known to have ‘stunt doubles’ to protect his life. After capturing …

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