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The BOLD Forensic Lab at UBC studies methods of applying modern scientific techniques to crime scene evidence. Police investigators from Canada and around the world use BOLD as a resource to solve crime and keep people safe. BOLD's Director, Dr. David Sweet, is continually asked by movie directors and crime novelists for up-to-date information on what is possible and what is not. This one-hour talk by one of the world's leading experts on the analysis of trace evidence from unsolved cold cases will inform you and entertain you. Listen and discover how forensic science is used in actual investigations to prosecute the guilty and free the innocent. (Lecture originally presented as part of Alumni Weekend 2006 on 30-Sep-2006)