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Can Science Stop Crime? | NOVA scienceNOW | PBS

Duration: 00:45
Program: NOVA scienceNOW
Broadcast Date: Oct. 18, 2012

NOVA scienceNOW: Can Science Stop Crime hosted by David Pogue airs Wednesday, October 17th at 10PM/9c on PBS. What's the secret to stopping crime? Host David Pogue gives the third degree to scientists pushing the limits of technology — not only to solve horrific murders, but also to try to prevent crimes. Pogue learns the latest techniques, from unraveling the clues embedded in a decomposing corpse to detecting lies by peering directly into a suspect's brain to tracking the creation of a murderer's mind. Viewers will also meet computer scientist Tadayoshi Kohno, a genius crime-stopper who's made some troubling discoveries, including how easy it is for criminals to highjack — not just your laptop, but your kids' toys, medical devices and even some cars.

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Post Date: October 17, 2012