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Turn on the television any day and watch a scientist make a measurement suggesting the victim was killed elsewhere or track a compound found at the crime scene back to a particular manufacturer. How close is this to reality? Join Professor Jed Sparks, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, who will explain the state of this science and how labs at Cornell and elsewhere use stable isotopes to help police departments determine the identity of victims, test that expensive bottle of wine to see if it really came from France, or determine whether an elephant tusk seized in Asia was from an animal killed in Kenya or South Africa.