Forensics

Nicaragua’s Last Newspaper Dared Criticize The Government. Then It Lost Its Ink and Paper
Nicaragua’s Last Newspaper Dared Criticize The Government. Then It Lost Its Ink and Paper

MANAGUA, Nicaragua — The board of directors of Nicaragua’s oldest newspaper sat down in January to discuss the future. It looked bleak. Like many print publications in the digital age, La Prensa had been struggling for years amid declining advertising... Read More

‘Rapid DNA’ Promises Breakthroughs in Solving Crimes. So Why Does It Face a Backlash?
Forensics
‘Rapid DNA’ Promises Breakthroughs in Solving Crimes. So Why Does It Face a Backlash?

For decades, scientists have used ever-improving DNA forensics to help solve crimes and detect suspects in cold cases such as the Golden State Killer. But it has never been quick work: Laboratory analyses of genetic evidence can take weeks, even... Read More

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