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  • Scientists study modern snails, shed light on ancient humans?

    Scientists study modern snails, shed light on ancient humans?
    Genetic analysis of certain snails in Ireland suggests that the creeping mollusks may have arrived on the Emerald Isle when humans carried them there some 8,000 years ago -- all the way from the Pyrenees Mountains between France and Spain. In a study...
  • 'Creation' explains how science reinvents life

    Spider webs combine a strength and elasticity unmatched by anything we humans can make. They don't trigger much of an immune response in us and are "insoluble in water, two facts that the classical Greeks exploited when they used cobwebs to patch bleeding...
  • Hopkins accelerator aims to give startups a jump start

    Hopkins accelerator aims to give startups a jump start
    In the bowels of a building where a long-gone manufacturer once made fine silver, the Johns Hopkins University cultivates fledgling firms. The FastForward business accelerator is a first for Hopkins, which quietly launched the operation last year and...
  • DNA leads to suspect's arrest in 1996 Rancho Cucamonga murder

    DNA leads to suspect's arrest in 1996 Rancho Cucamonga murder
    DNA evidence helped authorities nab a suspect in a Rancho Cucamonga murder nearly 17 years after the killing, authorities said Friday. Gabriel Bencomo was arrested Thursday in the Aug. 4, 1996, shooting death of Joseph Anguiano. Bencomo allegedly...
  • ECBC opens doors to STEM careers for girls

    Aiming to excite local seventh-grade girls about science, technology, engineering and mathematics, subject matter experts from the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center recently supported Project DREAM Work's Girls STEM Discovery Day at Harford...
  • In the cloud, an often hazy grasp of security risks

    In the cloud, an often hazy grasp of security risks
    When Thomas Trappler talks clouds, companies listen. But he's not warning about rain. Rather, Trappler is a "cloud" consultant, who tells attorneys, executives and fellow information technology experts what to look out for when they put company...
  • The human cost of our flawed experiment with gene patents

    Nina, a resident of East Baltimore, celebrated her 41st birthday last Sunday. Surrounded by family and friends, she struggled for breath to extinguish the candles on her cake. Two years ago Nina was diagnosed with breast cancer. Genetic testing and...
  • LAPD: Serial rapist strikes 35 times; 'We need to find this man'

    LAPD: Serial rapist strikes 35 times; 'We need to find this man'
    For 17 years, a man once dubbed the "Teardrop Rapist" has quietly struck again and again, sexually assaulting 35 women along a corridor that runs through the heart of the city from Hollywood to South L.A. The suspect -- who his victims believe had a...
  • Court's DNA decision serves public safety and justice

    The Supreme Court's decision today to uphold Maryland's law allowing the collection of DNA samples from people arrested for serious crimes upholds the interests of justice, the Constitution and common sense. Concerns that the DNA samples could violate...
  • California DNA law is broader than program upheld by Supreme Court

    SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. Supreme Court's decision upholding the right of authorities to take DNA from people when they are arrested only partially assures that California's DNA collection program will survive court challenges, experts said Monday....
  • DNA test shows 1964 kidnapping never solved

    DNA test shows 1964 kidnapping never solved
    In April 1964, Paul Joseph Fronczak, less than 2 days old, was kidnapped from a Chicago hospital by a woman posing as a nurse. A few months ago, in a way, he vanished again. Because of a DNA test taken this April, Paul Fronczak learned that he is a...