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Here's that mashup of 'Star Wars' and 'True Detective' you wanted

The "Star Wars" galaxy collides with the "True Detective" universe in an opening-credits sequence full of droids, Jedi and Sith.

By August 10, 2015


Microsoft's Hello facial detection system tells twins apart

The new log-in system for Windows 10 recognizes your face -- and reportedly can distinguish you from your identical twin.

By August 24, 2015


New free tool detects Hacking Team exploits

If you're concerned you may be the unwitting victim of the firm's exploits, download this free tool.

By July 21, 2015


High school installs microphone system to detect gunfire

Technically Incorrect: A California school claims to be the first to use ShotSpotter technology as "next wave in student and staff safety."

By June 21, 2015


Flexible sensor lets humans detect magnetic fields

A newly developed thin, flexible magnetic sensor could heighten human perception, and it's pliable enough to be crumpled and scrunched while retaining functionality.

By February 3, 2015


Affordable 'CSI': Detect Ebola, cancer genes at home

A Kickstarter campaign aims to bring the tools of DNA analysis to biohackers and researchers without access to expensive lab equipment.

By November 10, 2014


Simple paper 'litmus' test detects disease, infection

Researchers at the Harvard Wyss Institute have developed a simple, printed paper test that could be used for pathogen detection, including cases of ebola.

By October 28, 2014


Cops' Facebook post shows texts from man allegedly trying to sell them drugs

Technically Incorrect: Florida police decide to post to Facebook a texting exchange between a man trying to sell drugs to, oh, a narcotics captain.

By September 13, 2015


Diaper Detective smart pad senses dehydration, infection

Students at the University of California at Riverside have invented a cheap, easy and effective way to analyze urine in both infants and adults.

By September 10, 2014


New technique could tell CSIs how old a fingerprint is

Mass spectrometry could be the key to solving more crimes by identifying how long fingerprints have been on the scene.

By August 12, 2015