Oh deer! Gujarat scientist makes DNA repository for quick identification

Published on February 23, 2020 AHMEDABAD: Wildlife crime investigators usually spend days to know if the seized animal products belong to specie protected under the Wildlife Act. A scientist at Gujarat Forensic Sciences University (GFSU) in Gandhinagar has devised a DNA barcode which can tell if the seized meat, nail, fur, horns etc belong to … Continue reading Oh deer! Gujarat scientist makes DNA repository for quick identification

Malnutrition in urban areas arresting dental growth?

Published on February 12, 2020 Ahmedabad: What can teeth reveal about a person? A lot — if the examiner is a dentist or a forensic odontologist. A study conducted by a researcher from Gujarat Forensic Sciences University (GFSU), claimed that the dental growth, one of the parameters of a child’s overall well-being, was found to … Continue reading Malnutrition in urban areas arresting dental growth?

Gujarat experts to verify Tunda’s claims

AHMEDABAD: Seventy-year-old Saiyad AbdulKarim alias Tunda, is perhaps the biggest and most important catch in recent times for national security agencies. Not without reason - considered a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) ideologue - Tunda is thought to be involved in multiple bombings in India and also in contact with countless terror operatives including Dawood Ibrahim. Tundawas caught on the India-Nepal border on August 16. What he says now, … Continue reading Gujarat experts to verify Tunda’s claims