How Sherlock Changed the World

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The fictional Sherlock Holmes was a scientist who used chemistry, bloodstains and minute traces of evidence to catch criminals. In an era when eyewitness reports and "smoking gun" evidence were needed to convict criminals, Sherlock Holmes' crime-scene methods were revolutionary.

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"How Sherlock Changed the World" reveals the impact Sherlock Holmes has had on the development of real criminal investigation and forensic techniques. From blood to ballistics, from fingerprints to footprints, Holmes was 120 years ahead of his time, protecting crime scenes from contamination, looking for minute traces of evidence and searching for what the eye couldn’t see. This film features interviews with forensic scientists, toxicologists, crime scene investigators and criminal profilers.

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Examine the impact of the fictional Holmes on real criminal investigation and forensic techniques.

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How Sherlock Changed the World is available on iTunes.

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