US Government Considers Collecting Detained Immigrants’ DNA
US Government Considers Collecting Detained Immigrants’ DNA
The Department of Justice plans to require cheek swabs at the border, with the data then entered in a national criminal database.
US Government Considers Collecting Detained Immigrants’ DNA
US Government Considers Collecting Detained Immigrants’ DNA

The Department of Justice plans to require cheek swabs at the border, with the data then entered in a national criminal database.

The Department of Justice plans to require cheek swabs at the border, with the data then entered in a national criminal database.

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Image of the Day: Cat Trackers
Image of the Day: Cat Trackers
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Researchers in Australia are capturing movement data by fitting cats with accelerometers and sending them outdoors.
GPS-Tagged Seabirds Track the Tides
GPS-Tagged Seabirds Track the Tides
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Birds drifting on the surface of the sea could provide valuable data for oceanographers.
The World Within
The World Within
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Internalizing the environment might be the next step in humans’ relationship with our planet.
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Companies are building platforms based on blockchain technology to let individuals control and directly profit from their genomic and medical information.
Opinion: Poor Science Contributes to Delhi’s Air Pollution Crisis
Opinion: Poor Science Contributes to Delhi’s Air Pollution Crisis
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The sources of pollution are not known yet because of incomplete data collection.
Seals Help Oceanographers Explore Underwater
Seals Help Oceanographers Explore Underwater
Catherine Offord | Nov 1, 2016
Data collected by elephant seals in Antarctic waters provide a closer look at the processes driving ocean circulation.