This Week in Science

In Science this week, researchers from Germany's Walter Schottky Institute show how discrete three-dimensional DNA components can self-assemble in solution on the basis of shape complementarity and without base pairing. Using this principle, they created a series of homo- and heteromultimeric objects including an actuator and a switchable gear.

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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.