Nature – A high-profile arrest in California shows how the long arm of the law can now extend into DNA databases to check for relatives.
National Institutes of Health – On May 6, the NIH will open national enrollment for the All of Us Research Program, a momentous effort to advance individualized prevention, treatment and care for people of all backgrounds.
WRAL – There's been a lot of talk lately about self-driving cars, and the North Carolina Department of Transportation wants to make sure it's ready for an autonomous driving revolution.
STAT – The identity of one of California’s most notorious serial killers had been a mystery for decades — until this week, when law enforcement arrested a suspect using data from a genealogy website.
NPR – Bits of human brain tissue no larger than a pea are forcing scientists to think about questions as large as the nature of consciousness.
Greentech Media – A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced legislation that would throw out Trump administration tariffs on imported solar products.
McClatchy – The day in which unmanned “ghost ships” ply the seas laden with cargo is fast approaching. But don’t expect the drone vessels to be flying a US flag.
E&E News – A disease that kills millions of pigs a year may soon meet its match — if two federal agencies can agree on the idea.
The New York Times – Attorney General Jeff Sessions proposed new regulations that could severely limit the amount of highly addictive opioid pain medication that drug companies can produce.
Bloomberg – The US wants to fund research targeting better cybersecurity for the nation’s power grid and the oil and natural gas industry after web attacks hobbled electronic communications for several pipeline operators.