There's a new way to strike at the tuberculosis bacterium, says Albert Einstein College of Medicine's William Jacobs. By knocking out an enzyme essential to the bacterium's ability to metabolize carbohydrates, Jacobs and his colleagues were able to kill it. "The discovery was somewhat serendipitous," Jacobs says.

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Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

In Science this week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.