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After years on the slow track, America’s high-speed rail may finally be building momentum.
Standard time zones and electric trains were both pioneered at New York's Grand Central Terminal.
Seventy thousand miles of track will need to be outfitted with "positive train control" technology by 2015.
While some clean energy advocates have suggested fuel cell cars as a technology of the future, development of hydrogen fuel cell technology is moving forward in an unusual place -- the railyard.
Elon Musk described his Hyperloop design as a cross between a "Concorde, a railgun, and an air hockey table."
An new thermal infrared camera might make crime scene investigations easier.
Can samples of the bacteria on a person's hands be enough to identify them?
Fifty years later, forensic scientists apply modern tech to the JFK assassinatio...
A new book traces the early history of blood transfusions.
Forensic anthropologist and writer Kathy Reichs talks about her new novel "Bones...
\tThe La Brea Tar Pits are world-renowned fossil sites for good reason—they're the mass graves of thousands of Ice Age creatures, each with a story to tell. Researchers at the nearby Page Museum clean the asphalt from the fossil remains, and using paleoforensics, recount the grim details of their deaths. In the process, clues emerge about what life was like in prehistoric Los Angeles.