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Glowing fingerprints leave old forensic techniques in the dust

After a brush with burglars, an Australian scientist has developed a new technique to 'dust' for fingerprints, creating a solution that makes fingerprints glow under blacklight.

By October 19, 2015


Modern forensics solve 700-year-old murder mystery

The contents of the bowels of an Italian medieval warlord have revealed his nefarious cause of death nearly 700 years later.

By January 11, 2015


Name your price for maker books on Humble Bundle

Pay what you want for various Make publications that show how to make rockets, robots, bicycles and other contraptions while raising money for the Maker Education Initiative.

By November 12, 2015


Why you should watch 'Longmire,' a love letter to Luddites with a cowboy twist

Commentary: Now that Netflix has renewed "Longmire," CNET's Bonnie Burton tells you why you'll want to start binge-watching a crime drama about a sheriff who refuses to get a cell phone.

By November 3, 2015


Wolves among us: Five real-life werewolves from history

These days werewolves can be fun, exciting and even a little sexy, but in early modern period Europe, they were deemed a very real and dangerous threat.

By October 29, 2015


Forensic teams could fight crime with blacklight fingerprints (Tomorrow Daily 263 show notes)

After scientist Dr. Kang Liang experienced a home robbery, he spent time developing a new way to acquire fingerprints. This new technique is easy to use, develops in 30 seconds and offers bright, bold fingerprints for a forensic investigator to photograph.

By October 22, 2015


Jawbone wins injunction in legal battle with rival Fitbit

In latest round between the wearable tech rivals, judge rules that five Fitbit workers must return data they took from their former employer Jawbone.

By October 20, 2015


Computer attack insurance rates rise after high-profile breaches

Hacks of Sony, Target, Home Depot and major health insurers have made it more expensive to cope with data theft, Reuters reports.

By October 12, 2015


Watch the high-tech (for 1995) computer simulation of the OJ Simpson murder case

On the 20th anniversary of the OJ Simpson verdict, we dig into the CNET Vault to find this amazing-for-the-time computer simulation, depicting how Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman were killed.

By October 2, 2015


You're surrounded by a cloud of bacteria right now

A new University of Oregon study says everyone has a cloud made of bacteria particles that's as unique to each person as a fingerprint. We're all snowflakes. Snowflakes riddled with bacteria.

By September 23, 2015