The virtual autopsy
1 July 2013 Last updated at 08:54 BST
Autopsies have traditionally been a messy affair. From weighing the organs to opening up bodies, seeing how a person died can take a lot of time, precision and surgical procedures.
David Reid explains how certain parts of an autopsy can now be carried out without cutting into the body.
The programme was first broadcast on Saturday 29 June 2013.