Welcome to this week’s Reading List, where you’ll find the best popular technology and science stories on the internet assembled in one delightful package. This week: flawed forensics, robotic probes and the US Postal Service.

  • Forensics are often used in criminal trials, but now, with more scrutiny, it looks like much of what’s been used shouldn’t have been. [Boston Review]
  • Where have we deployed robots in the solar system? The Planetary Society has a helpful guide. [Planetary Society]
  • Infrastructure might be a bit of a boring topic, but organizations such as libraries and the Postal Service are sets the United States apart. [New York Times]

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