Line-ups on trial
A major, but flawed, study of identity parades, or line-ups, has set science and the police at odds.
The language barrier
Some researchers think that the evolution of languages can be understood by treating them like genomes -- but many linguists don't want to hear about it.
Lost in music
Music provides unique opportunities for understanding both brain and culture. But globalization means that time is running out for the quest to encounter the range of possible musical minds.
Snapshots of DNA repair
In recombinational DNA repair, nearly identical sequences in chromosomes are found and swapped. Structures of the RecA-DNA complexes involved provide insight into the mechanism and energetics of this universal process..
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