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SciTech Now Episode 315

In this episode of SciTech Now, from cell phones to espresso machines, smart devices are doubling as personal assistants; Bailey McCann discusses the future of fingerprinting technology; Dr. Katherine Luker is working tirelessly to answer the question: what is breast cancer?; and proton therapy is a new, less invasive, way to combat cancer.

The future of fingerprinting technology

Should fingerprinting be mandatory? Many states think so. While some consider DNA collection a preventative measure against terrorism, others claim it violates privacy. Bailey McCann editor and publisher of the online tech publication CivSource has covered the industry for 15 years and joins Hari Sreenivasan now to discuss new technologies and trends.