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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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How CGI and old-school trickery created two towering Tom Hardy performances in one film

Cinematographer Dick Pope reveals the mix of new-fangled and classic filmmaking tricks that created Hardy's award-winning dual role in gangster movie "Legend".

By February 1, 2016

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These 11 free apps will get your resolutions back on track

Already wrecked your New Year's resolutions? These free Android and iOS apps will help reboot your resolve.

By January 28, 2016

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Hoverboards, dinosaurs and Star Wars drones help shovel snow

The East Coast blizzard might be a giant hassle, but that doesn't mean geeks aren't making the most of it. Even dinosaurs had a blast during Snowmaggedon.

By January 25, 2016

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Why I still don't want to wear smartglasses

Commentary: There might be a lot of new takes on smart things to wear on your face...but if they aren't amazing like VR or at least good-looking to wear, I'm out.

By January 25, 2016

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How does Jay Leno get parts for his one-of-a-kind concept car? 3D printing, of course

The former talk-show host and massive car geek relies on new manufacturing techniques to provide parts you can't just pick up on Alibaba.

By December 8, 2015