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Can Science Stop Crime?

Season 6, Episode 2 of 6

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 before they even happen. He 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 criminal mind. And we meet a genius crime-stopper who's made some terrifying discoveries, including how easy it is for a bad guy to highjack -- not just your laptop -- but your kids' toys, medical devices and even your car.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
10/17/2012
10 p.m.
10/18/2012
2 a.m.
10/20/2012
4 p.m.
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