The WhoWhatWhy Team

JFK Assassination

Ruminations on the Greatest Mystery Never Solved

Reading Time: 29 minutes More than 50 years after the assassination of JFK, questions of who, what, and why remain unresolved. Despite valiant efforts by a dedicated research community, the obstacles remain formidable. At a recent JFK research conference in Dallas, Russ Baker addressed some of these challenges and how to move forward.

Why Distrust the FBI? Let Us Count the Ways

Reading Time: 1 minute In a recent WhoWhatWhy podcast, journalist Sarah Kendzior noted that one of the issues this election has revealed is the growing distrust of institutions, such as the FBI. For new readers, here is a small sampling of our stories on the FBI. They show there is much to be distrustful about.

Researcher with 3730XL DNA analyzers

Making People From Scratch

Reading Time: 1 minute At a secret meeting at Harvard last month, 150 scientists discussed what it would take to create a synthetic human genome — a key step in a controversial initiative.