A skeleton found in a German palace this summer could clear up a missing person case. Royal love letters could have been the motive for an order to kill a count. Could a murder mystery be solved now with DNA evidence?
Political initiatives have failed to solve the big global problems such as biodiversity depletion, growing resistance to antibiotics and climate change. However, politics may be able to turn vicious circles into virtuous ones, by helping to effect changes to social norms.