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Science of Innovation (2013): Anti-Counterfeiting

Biosensors designed for food and water safety allow a manufacturer to embed a unique biomarker into their products, helping authorities instantly detect whether it's real or fake.

In celebration of the 165th birthday of one of America's greatest innovators, Thomas Edison, the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and NBC Learn produced this 11-part series narrated by Ann Curry highlighting innovators from across the country.

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