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  • Neonics controversy spawns questions over their benefit to farmers

    The controversy over the impact of neonicotinoids on bee health has spawned a second debate over how beneficial the insecticides are for farmers. Not so much, says the Center for Food Safety, an environmental advocacy group. The center recently released...
  • Organic agriculture attracts a new generation of farmers

    Organic agriculture attracts a new generation of farmers
    By 9 a.m., Jack Motter had been planting peas for hours. He pushed a two-wheeled contraption that deposited a seed every few inches along neat rows at Ellwood Canyon Farms, just outside Santa Barbara. As clouds gathered overhead, he picked up the pace...
  • Despite Lack Of Body, Evidence Prompts Murder Charge In Branford

     Despite Lack Of Body, Evidence Prompts Murder Charge In Branford
    BRANFORD — Five days before his neighbor and landlord was reported missing, Thomas Malinka was seen having a heated argument with the man behind his home, according to court documents. John Deveau was last seen on May 24, 2013. On Tuesday, more...
  • Tree-killing bug invades Southern California, with no answer in sight

    Tree-killing bug invades Southern California, with no answer in sight
    Akif Eskalen steps through the dense, damp leaves in a wooded neighborhood, scrutinizing the branches around him. He's looking for evidence of an attack: tiny wounds piercing the bark and sap dried around them like bloodstains. The victims are box...
  • BYK Completes $50 Million Expansion Of Chemical Additive Plant In Wallingford

    — BYK USA Inc. on Thursday celebrated the opening of its new three-story factory that mixes chemicals to make additives used in paint and other products. The $50 million project allows the chemical company to more than double its production of...
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  • Barry Scheck on the O.J. trial, DNA evidence and the Innocence Project

     Barry Scheck on the O.J. trial, DNA evidence and the Innocence Project
    The O.J. Simpson case, which began to unfold 20 years ago this month, was a blip — a significant one, but a blip — in Barry Scheck's legal career. Scheck is now better known as co-founder of the Innocence Project, the not-for-profit...
  • Vincent van Gogh ear replica made from relative's DNA goes on display

    Vincent van Gogh ear replica made from relative's DNA goes on display
    It sounds like a cross between the movies "Jurassic Park" and "Lust for Life." A museum in Germany is displaying what it says is a copy of Vincent van Gogh's ear created using genetic material from a family member of the 19th century artist. The...
  • DNA evidence links jail inmate to 2013 stabbing, burglary of Orlando lawyer

    DNA evidence links jail inmate to 2013 stabbing, burglary of Orlando lawyer
    DNA evidence has linked an Orange County Jail inmate to the 2013 stabbing and burglary of an Orlando attorney, police say. Dionte Ferguson, 21, faces attempted second-degree murder and armed burglary charges after Matthew Leibert found the man sitting in...
  • Prevent further stress for suffering Leyland cypress

    Prevent further stress for suffering Leyland cypress
    My row of Leyland cypresses suffered terrible winter burn this year. Will fertilizer help them recover faster? A couple of them look dead. Is that possible? Some Leyland cypresses were killed by this severe winter or are still in the process of dying...
  • Compton house fire leads to one arrest; possible PCP lab is found

    Compton house fire leads to one arrest; possible PCP lab is found
    Los Angeles County Sheriff’s officials say a man was badly burned in Compton early Tuesday when a possible in-home drug-manufacturing lab burst into flames. Sheriff's Sgt. Ulysses Cruz said deputies were on patrol about 3:15 a.m. when they saw a...