crime scenes

Under the Microscope
5:03 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

How accurate are shows such as 'CSI'?

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There’s a certain allure to crime scene forensics. What else could explain the immense popularity of the CSI television franchise.

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Science, Health and Technology
12:10 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

The ‘CSI’ effect: How TV influences criminal justice

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If you’re a crime show junkie, you’re probably well-acquainted with Elliot Stabler’s temper (NSFW language), Jimmy McNulty’s attitude and Horatio Caine’s shades . But do you know how violent crimes really get solved?

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