Encouraging Disorder

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is naturally resistant to most antibiotics, can rapidly evolve, and can even stand upright and walk, says New Scientist's Clare Wilson. Millions of them can join together to overcome a patient's defenses, and the bug's ability to work together is part of the reason why it's so dangerous.

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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.