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People Are Making And Selling Counterfeit Jellyfish In China
Police reportedly seized over 1 ton of artificial jellyfish
New Radiation Technique Spots Designer Knockoffs
How The New $100 Bill Will Foil Counterfeiters
The most complicated $100 bill yet
Printing Ultra-Thin Circuits Into Banknotes Could Give Electronic Security to Paper Currency
Earlier this month, it came to light that the new high-tech U.S. $100 bill was so difficult to counterfeit that...
U.S. Treasury Jumps on 3-D Bandwagon, Unveils Redesigned Benjamins
Fun 3-D holograms give Mr. Ben Franklin a facelift for the new decade.
Plant DNA Helps Catch Criminals and Thwart Counterfeiters
Engineered plant DNA strands inserted in luxury goods give law enforcement and businesses a unique protective tool
Spanish Scientists Mod Optical Mouse Into Counterfeit Coin Detector
Counterfeiting is as old as money itself, with the history of currency including a millennia-long arms race between mints and...
A False Scare Raises a Real Specter of Exploding Batteries
Exploding cell phones remain rare, but counterfeits boost the risk
Building Better Money
Drug lords, millionaire wannabes and the North Korean government have perfected methods for knocking off our most valuable greenback. Now the scientists in charge of making the real dough are fighting back with an unfakeable (for now) $100 bill