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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


New crimefighting technique makes fingerprints glow neon (Tomorrow Daily 263)

Ashley discusses Stanford's auto-drifting DeLorean, a new and more efficient way for forensics teams to recover fingerprints and a 3D-printed car and house that can power each other.

By October 22, 2015


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


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


NASA to steal boulder from asteroid to test Earth-defense technique

The space agency has just announced plans to fly to an asteroid, snag a boulder, fly back toward Earth and put the rock in orbit around the moon. Because science.

By March 26, 2015


Lasers cool liquid for the first time

The technique, which was able to drop a liquid's temperature by 20 degrees Celsius, could eventually be used for everyday tasks like refrigerating water.

By November 18, 2015


Food fight! CNET agrees to disagree about sous vide

Some of us think cooking sealed food in carefully heated water baths is the next big thing. Others... aren't so convinced.

By November 23, 2015


Microsoft's HoloLens just showed me the future of luxury car buying

We got a glimpse at the Volvo S90 -- a car that doesn't yet exist -- using Microsoft's holographic headset.

By November 19, 2015


Trippy, man! NASA image of Pluto goes all psychedelic

See Pluto in a new light with a color image made to highlight the dwarf planet's unusual and diverse surface features.

By November 12, 2015


Simple techniques for better-looking video

This week's episode of the The Fix is all about video. Find out how to shoot, edit, and share video with friends and family.

By June 16, 2014