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Polygraph tests don’t work as lie detectors and they never have
It’s time to stop pinning our hopes on pseudoscience.
Scientists use glowing dyes to spot fake whiskey
This technique can even identify the drink’s origin, blend, age, and taste.
Stealthy Shape-Shifting Skin Could Wrap Chinese Aircraft
Researchers publish stealth secrets
Can We Detect A Nuclear Weapon In Space?
Maybe, but they're still a bad idea
DARPA To Scientists: Find A Better Way To Study Chemical Weapons
The agency wants researchers to invent a technology that can determine, in just 30 days, how a new chemical or biological attack works.
New Device Detects Asbestos In Real-Time, With Lasers And Magnets
We can all breathe a little easier.
What The Russian Meteor Explosion Sounded Like
Last week was a busy one for the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization, a detection agency set up to identify...
New Ultra-Sensitive Nanosensor Chip Could Sense Any Substance
The latest sniffer is a billion times more sensitive than its predecessor
Microscopic Worms Could Sniff Out Explosives
Bomb squads have long used metal detectors, X-ray machines and dogs to uncover threats. Without them, authorities may not have...
Object-Detection Software to Enable Search Within Videos
Detection algorithms help computers find humans, or anything else, in YouTube videos or surveillance footage