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UK judges to get scientific guides

A UK Supreme Court Justice has launched the first of a series of scientific guides for UK judges. Lord Anthony Hughes has overseen a project to help the judiciary deal with scientific evidence in the courtroom. More »

Drug-driving cases dropped over forensics

Around 50 drug-driving prosecutions have been dropped because original test results may have been "manipulated". More than 10,000 cases, including violent crime, may have been affected, police chiefs said. More »

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Interstellar asteroid is given a name

The first known asteroid to visit our Solar System from interstellar space has been given a name. Scientists who have studied its speed and trajectory believe it originated in a planetary system around another star. More »