Right to remain silent not understood by many suspects

Movies and TV shows often depict crime with a police officer handcuffing a suspect and warning him that he has the right to remain silent. While those warnings may appear clear-cut, almost 1 million criminal cases may be ...

New X-ray microscopy technique images magnetic nanostructure

A new X-ray technique for producing instantaneous nanoscale images of the magnetic polarity in materials has been demonstrated by SLAC scientist Joshua Turner. Such a capability is important for understanding the basics of ...

The long and short of sperm tails

A team of biologists in Japan has uncovered an unexpected role for mitochondria1, the power houses of cells, in the development of sperm in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster.

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