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  • Frederick Sanger dies at 95; biochemist revolutionized DNA sequencing

    Frederick Sanger dies at 95; biochemist revolutionized DNA sequencing
    DNA and proteins are arguably the most important components of the cells of living creatures. Both are produced by stringing together long chains of individual molecules — amino acids in the case of proteins and nucleotides in DNA. Understanding...
  • In the Mojave, a scientist-entrepreneur works to 're-create Martians'

    In the Mojave, a scientist-entrepreneur works to 're-create Martians'
    MOJAVE NATIONAL PRESERVE — The sun is fading, the temperature is dropping and this desert party is just getting started. They're prying open beer bottles and blasting rock music from an RV. Motorcycles rest on kickstands beside an ancient lava...
  • An old slaying is revisited — trying to crack a cold case

    An old slaying is revisited — trying to crack a cold case
    Aleta Browne fell hard for Fred Nixon. She was both a sister and wife of Los Angeles cops, and worked as a clerk for Police Chief Daryl Gates. Nixon was one of the LAPD's rising stars, on his way to taking over a coveted position as the chief's official...
  • State weighs regulations for research labs

    State weighs regulations for research labs
    State health officials are weighing new safeguards for research laboratories and biotechnology companies that handle potentially deadly infectious pathogens, but whether they will impose any remains uncertain because they don't know how big a threat there...
  • L.A.'s bid to target genetically engineered crops isn't productive

    L.A.'s bid to target genetically engineered crops isn't productive
    We're not exactly sure why two Los Angeles councilmen are proposing a ban on growing genetically engineered crops or selling the seeds in the city. Maybe that's because they don't seem all that clear on the matter themselves. So far as anyone knows,...
  • Man pleads guilty for the 1996 murder of Glendale woman

    Man pleads guilty for the 1996 murder of Glendale woman
    A 55-year-old Los Angeles man pleaded guilty Monday to charges that several years ago he killed two missing women, including one from Glendale whose body was discovered in trash bags along a roadside in Rosarito, Mexico. Aurangzeb “Simon”...
  • Man pleads guilty to killing two missing women, one dismembered

    Man pleads guilty to killing two missing women, one dismembered
    A 55-year-old Los Angeles man pleaded guilty Monday to charges that he killed two missing women, including one whose body was discovered in trash bags along a roadside in Rosarito, Mexico, in 1996. Aurangzeb “Simon” Manjra took a plea...
  • 400,000-year-old thigh bone poses evolutionary mystery

    400,000-year-old thigh bone poses evolutionary mystery
    A 400,000-year-old thigh bone from an early European human is causing confusion among genetic anthropologists who say its genetic material is related to another mysterious species believed to have lived only in East Asia. The femur was pulled from...
  • '10 Million Dollar Bigfoot Bounty' is latest in Bigfoot craze

    '10 Million Dollar Bigfoot Bounty' is latest in Bigfoot craze
    OK, enough with the grainy footage, the first-person accounts and questionable evidence. Spike TV is looking to get to the bottom of this whole Bigfoot mystery once and for all with its next reality competition series, "10 Million Dollar Bigfoot Bounty."...
  • 17-year study shows sharks return to give birth where their moms did

    17-year study shows sharks return to give birth where their moms did
    There’s no place like home – especially for lemon sharks about to give birth. Despite absences as long as 17 years, the pregnant sharks returned to the exact spot in the Bahamas where they were born when they were ready to become mothers,...
  • Ancient DNA from early human creates new mystery

    Ancient DNA from early human creates new mystery
    Peering far deeper than ever before into humanity’s murky genetic past, scientists sequenced the DNA of an ancient European relative and found a puzzling connection to the Far East. The genetic sample came from a 400,000-year-old thigh bone pulled...