The Breakthrough DNA Technique That Led Cops to the Golden State Killer Suspect Is Exciting—and Terrifying

When the serial murderer now known as the Golden State Killer committed his crimes across California in the 1970s and ’80s, he was extremely careful not to leave behind fingerprints or other physical evidence. Earlier this week, police finally arrested a suspect, 72-year-old Joseph James DeAngelo, based on the DNA he allegedly shed at his crime scenes. […]

Germany coalition talks: Merkel welcomes breakthrough

Germany coalition talks: Merkel welcomes breakthrough

German politicians have achieved a breakthrough in talks aimed at forming a new coalition government. A blueprint for formal negotiations was agreed between Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) and their former coalition partners, the Social Democrats (SPD). Politicians stayed up all night to discuss the 28-page document, with the talks lasting more than 24 […]

Korea Breakthrough Talks Today: Victory For Sports Diplomacy

Korea Breakthrough Talks Today: Victory For Sports Diplomacy

North and South Korea held bilateral discussions today for the first time in two years. In addition to agreeing to North Korean participation in next month’s Olympic games, the two sides agreed to follow up with talks to relieve military tension on the peninsula. With the US out of the picture, is this the beginning […]

Breakthrough could launch organic electronics beyond cellphone screens

Breakthrough could launch organic electronics beyond cellphone screens

Top Story A discovery by an international team of researchers from Princeton University, the Georgia Institute of Technology and Humboldt University in Berlin points the way to more widespread use of an advanced technology generally known as organic electronics. The researchers describe a new approach for greatly increasing the conductivity of organic semiconductors, which are […]