Forensic botanist Patricia Wiltshire has worked on many high-profile crimes, her expertise proving crucial in helping police solve some very well-known murder cases. It’s intricate work, involving the analysis of minute traces of biological matter often overlooked in the wake of criminal activity. It was Patricia, for example, who helped police solve the Soham murders of 2002 using evidence provided by tiny particles of pollen. In this fascinating talk, she explains how her incredible accuracy and attention to detail have led her to play a key role in solving major crimes around the world.
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