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New way to find relatives from forensic DNA

Investigators may be able to use forensic DNA to track down family members in public genealogy databases, creating new ways to generate leads while also raising issues about genetic privacy.

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Government hacking raises new security concerns

A cryptography expert at Stanford Law School’s Center for Internet and Society examines U.S. government hacking and the security concerns it entails.

How to get good data about human trafficking

Stanford’s researchers have created resources about data gathering for people working in the anti-human trafficking field, including best practices about getting responsible and reliable data when working with hidden and vulnerable populations.

People plan because it makes them feel free

People’s ability to make rational plans is essential to their sense of personal freedom and autonomy, according to new research from philosophy Professor Michael Bratman.