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A New Goal for Soccer Balls: Precision Tracking

A new high-tech soccer ball might make things a little easier for the referees. It could end second-guessing that arises when a ball barely crosses the goal line. A German firm has put a transmitter in the center of the ball, which send signals to a computer for precise tracking of the ball.

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Nell Greenfieldboyce is a NPR science correspondent.