At the Institute of Forensic Medicine in Kiel, Nicole von Wurmb-Schwark examines minuscule traces of DNA evidence searching for clues to serious crimes. She’s helped solve numerous cases, including one involving a serial rapist and murderer.
A New Zealand scientist is using the latest DNA detection methods to search for the famed Scottish creature. Claimed sightings go back more than 1,500 years.
The future isn't far off, according to US researchers: doctors will soon be able to detect cancer and locate tumor cells just by examining one blood sample. But is this new screening method as good as it sounds?
How can you tell if mahogany is really mahogany? And can you really know whether the wood in your table wasn't illegally felled? Germany's wood detectives are on the case with DNA analysis.
Once a year, German corporations send management-rank employees to the 'Singularity University' event to hear inspiring speakers hype the technological future. The message: Nearly every industry faces disruption.
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