On Downstream: Silk Road trial and Dark Web

A look at Silk Road trial, failure to land SpaceX rocket safely, and other science and technology stories.


    Al Jazeera's Science and Technology Editor Tarek Bazley looks at the week's top stories from the world of science and technology.

    This week: the Silk Road trial begins, but what effect has it had of the Dark Web?

    And as SpaceX's rocket fails to land safely, we look at state of Russia's science and space industry, new ion beam-bending tech help kill cancer, and vaccine chillers in Senegal.



    Meet the deported nurse aiding asylum seekers at US-Mexico border

    Meet the deported nurse helping refugees at the border

    Francisco 'Panchito' Olachea drives a beat-up ambulance around Nogales, taking care of those trying to get to the US.

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    How a homegrown burger joint pioneered a food revolution and decades later gave a young, politicised class its identity.

    'We will cut your throats': The anatomy of Greece's lynch mobs

    The brutality of Greece's racist lynch mobs

    With anti-migrant violence hitting a fever pitch, victims ask why Greek authorities have carried out so few arrests.