New forensic tools aid fight against sexual assault and other crimes

Technological developments in evidence gathering hold out promise of fewer offences going unpunished. By  ALI JONES The global success of television dramas like CSI: Crime Scene Investigation has lulled many into thinking that forensic analysis is an all-seeing, speedy science. The reality is that it’s much slower than TV lets on, with more limited scope for success. Not … Read more

Cryptocurrency upheaval could be a blessing in disguise for the future of blockchain technology

Every cloud has a silver lining. So whether or not the sun sets on cryptocurrencies, its underlying technology, blockchain, has a bright future beyond just coins. By  TOM CASSAUWERS Sam Bankman-Fried was the darling of the cryptocurrency world, then he became its black sheep. In November of this year, the cryptocurrency company he founded, Futures Exchange … Read more