David Pogue gives the third degree to scientists pushing the limits of technology, not only to solve horrific murders, but to try to prevent crimes. Peer inside the criminal mind and discover cutting-edge forensic techniques that help investigators stop criminals in their tracks.
Scientists have struggled for centuries to pinpoint the qualities that distinguish humans from the millions of other animal species with which we share the vast majority of our DNA. Now, we explore those traits once thought to be uniquely human to discover their evolutionary roots.
ContentsCriminal minds : born or made?
Secrets of lie detection
Profile : Tadayoshi Kohno.
Crime prevention -- Technological innovations.
Lie detectors and detection.
Computer crimes -- Prevention.
Science television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
|Publisher|| [Arlington, Virginia] :2012
|Other Titles|| Nova scienceNow (Television program)
(Director), screenwriter, television director, television producer.
Seftel, Joshua, screenwriter, television director, television producer.
Frankel, Erika, television producer.
Rife, Christopher, composer.
Pogue, David, host.
Time Frame Films, production company.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), production company.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), publisher.
PBS Distribution (Firm), film distributor.
Host, David Pogue.
Original music, Christopher Rife.
TV parental guidelines rating: Not rated.
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); audio-described.
Program content: ©2012.
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.
1 videodisc (55 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.