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By Associated Press
Environmental DNA provides a wealth of information for conservationists, archaeologists and forensic scientists. But the unintentional pickup of human genetic information raises ethical questions.
By Jenny Whilde, Jessica Alice Farrell, The Conversation
Louisiana police have a new way of using DNA to track down criminal suspects. But while police say it’s a boon for solving cold cases, privacy advocates worry about the tool’s growth and potential for improper use. Communities correspondent Roby…
By Stephanie Sy, Roby Chavez, Harry Zahn, Kaisha Young
The European Union's top court says Google has to delete search results about people in Europe if they can prove that the information is clearly wrong.
Google has agreed to a $391.5 million settlement with 40 states in connection with an investigation into how the company tracked users' locations.
By Dave Collins, Associated Press
By Margaret Riley, The Conversation
A health law expert explains what the regulation does and doesn't protect.
By Sylvie Corbet, Kelvin Chan, Associated Press
France is rolling out an official coronavirus contact-tracing app aimed at containing fresh outbreaks as lockdown restrictions gradually ease.
By Sheikh Saaliq, Associated Press
An app in India has exacerbated concerns about digital security and surveillance after the government made it mandatory for all workers, military personnel and stranded Indians abroad who wish to be repatriated.
By Christina Larson, Matt O'Brien, Associated Press
Many governments eager to reopen their societies are starting to bet on smartphone apps to help stanch the coronavirus pandemic.
By William Brangham
Attorney General William Barr wants Apple to unlock the iPhones of the man who allegedly killed three sailors at a Florida Naval air base in December, saying there might be valuable information stored on the devices. But Apple, citing broader…
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