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Remote Detection of Drivers’ Alcohol Breath by Roadside Laser

Spotting drunk drivers from a distance. With lasers. It is unacceptable behavior to drink and drive. In order to effectively reduce drunken driving, the scientists now resort to high technology by using a laser device installed alongside the road to detect alcohol vapor within a fast-driving car. When the laser [...]

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Sherlock Holmes is Actually a Brilliant but Slightly Scary Scientist

Sherlock Holmes is Actually a Brilliant but Slightly Scary Scientist

At least 75 different actors have taken Sherlock Holmes on, making him the most portrayed character on television and movie ever. Ian McKellen becomes the latest one to add his name to the roster, playing a Sherlock Holmes in a movie set in 1947. The BBC’s Sherlock, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, [...]

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Is It OK to Murder a Robot?

Is It OK to Murder a Robot?

You see a small, lovely dinosaur. It looks like a toy, but it moves its head gently in a box. When you take it out of the box, it acts like a helpless newborn puppy – it can’t walk and you need to teach it about the world. It turns [...]

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Third-party Punishment–A Game Theory to Explain Complex Human Behavior

Third-party Punishment–A Game Theory to Explain Complex Human Behavior

Please imagine the following scenario: You “luckily” witness a crime while walking on the street, would you stand out and help the victim? Or, when you are shopping in a convenience store, you see someone steal merchandise from the store, would you just stand by and let it go, allowing [...]

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Who Love to Watch the CSI Fingerprint Capture?

Who Love to Watch the CSI Fingerprint Capture?

In old-fashion detective stories, no matter the story comes from which country, there is always a “blood fingerprint” to show up. However, in current movies, such scenarios become less and less, probably because there are many methods to capture and identify the fingerprints and nobody is going to commit such [...]

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