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Crime-fighting science

Virtual reality, hidden cameras and understanding the links between criminal networks and terrorists could help fight crime. Image credit – Shutterstock/ NEstudio

This July, Horizon goes on an investigation to find the latest in how science can catch the bad guys, from recreating crime scenes in virtual reality to hidden cameras that turn on when they spot crime in rural areas. Plus we hear how looking at organised crime could help track down terrorists, and how to keep your information safe, such as through a phone that could recognise the way you swipe.