Discover names its "10 Most Influential People in Science," including a number of scientists who have made their mark in this community. Bioethicist Arthur Caplan is credited for sorting "through the ethical traps of science for the United Nations, the National Institutes of Health, the president of the United States," and more.

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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.