Category Archives: Viral

How Crime Scene Analysts Collect and Preserve Fingerprints

In the fictions of Mark Twain and CSI and more, the identification of fingerprints is one of the most well-known methods for solving crimes. In real life, collecting fingerprints left on a window or doorknob is a delicate science, as well as an important one.

Baby Fish Feast on Microplastics, and Then Get Eaten

Teeming off Hawaii’s famous beaches is a complex web of life—sharks, turtles, seabirds—that relies enormously on tiny larval fish, the food for many species. In their first few weeks of existence the larvae are at the mercy of currents, still too puny to get around

Microsoft Surface Pro X Review: Expensive, Unreliable, Untenable

Microsoft says the Surface Pro X—the latest version of its vaunted 2-in-1 tablet-puter—is the thinnest, fastest, lightest, longest-battery-lived, and fastest-charging Surface to date. Most of these superlatives are made possible by the inclusion of a brand-new CPU called the SQ1, which was designed not with

Esther Wojcicki on How to Raise Successful People

Esther Wojcicki—journalist, teacher, the renowned “Godmother of Silicon Valley,” and mother of uber-successful daughters Susan Wojcicki (YouTube’s CEO), Anne Wojcicki (23andMe founder and CEO), and Janet Wojcicki (UCSF doctor and researcher)—did not want to write just another parenting manual. Her new book, How To Raise