What’s Hidden in the Medicine Cabinet? Combating Counterfeit Drugs

(DGIwire) — When we get cold medicine from the pharmacist, how sure are we that it’s the real thing? We take it; it seems to work. We feel better, after all. Plus we’re in the United States, so these things are relatively well-regulated here. But in much of the world—and maybe even for us—many drugs, […]

DNA Technology: Cracking Cold Cases and Tracking Criminals

(DGIwire) — A team of California investigators has finally solved two cold-case murders dating all the way back to 1976. After submitting a DNA sample, Rodney Halbower was charged with the death of two teenage girls near San Francisco and has been linked to a larger series of slayings, according to a January 23, 2015 […]

James Bond 007 Would Love this Anti-Counterfeiting Technology

(DGIwire) — Anyone remember what James Bond drove? It was an Aston Martin, of course—a super-sporty DB-5. The sleek and sexy Aston symbolized, well, exactly what Bond himself stood for: British pride, power and above all, flawless operation. Largely, despite several dizzying changes in management since the Bond days, including in 2013 losing at least one member […]