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The War Over Forensic Science Started Well Before Jeff Sessions

Forensic science—the techniques law enforcement applies to cases, CSI-style—desperately needs an overhaul. Although investigators regularly use procedures like fingerprinting, hair strand analysis, and bite mark matching, evidence of their accuracy remains scant. Worse, experts often overstate their effectiveness in court. To bolster the field’s validity, the Obama administration launched the National Commission on ...

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Is 2-State Solution Dead? In Israel, a Debate Over What’s Next

By ISABEL KERSHNER February 16, 2017 JERUSALEM — The huge billboard images appeared overnight in Tel Aviv: a menacing crowd of Palestinians making the V for victory sign and bearing a legend in Arabic, “Soon we will be the majority.” One interpretation of that inevitability was explained in Hebrew for those who ...

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These Boots Keep Astronauts From Tripping Over Their Own Feet

Moon mission astronauts spent a lot of time on their butts. Those moon walks may have looked bouncy and peaceful, but cumbersome space suits had Apollo astronauts tripping and falling all over the place. And while it might seem silly—especially the aftermath, which looks like a kid trying to stand ...

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Apple Adds to Qualcomm’s Troubles, Filing Lawsuit Over Rebates

By QUENTIN HARDY January 20, 2017 SAN FRANCISCO — By mastering some tough computer chip technology and then pulling off an audacious business strategy based on selling its smartphone knowledge, Qualcomm has made billions of dollars and seized influence in the tech industry. Some days that is a real drag. On Friday, ...

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