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  • Cold case arrest: 9-year-old girl hid while father fatally shot

    Cold case arrest: 9-year-old girl hid while father fatally shot
    As a 9-year-old girl, Esmeralda Pena hid behind a refrigerator at the family's small grocery store as a man shot and killed her father during a botched robbery attempt. Twenty-three years later, the memories of her father's lifeless body still haunt...
  • Science Is Starved By The Sequester

    "The capacity to blunder slightly is the real marvel of DNA. Without this special attribute, we would still be anaerobic bacteria and there would be no music." — Lewis Thomas The pedigree of human beings, Thomas wrote, probably traces to a...
  • Woman meets donor three years later

    Woman meets donor three years later
    Being separated by an ocean and having never met didn't stop Yvonne Vohl from offering a lifeline to Karen Castelblanco. Castelblanco, 42, of Huntington Beach, was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010 and received a bone-marrow transplant from Vohl, 41, of...
  • Organizers cancel Archon Genomics X-Prize

    Organizers cancel Archon Genomics X-Prize
    Organizers of the Archon Genomics X-Prize called off their $10-million competition Thursday, just two weeks before teams were set to begin work on 100 high-quality human genome sequences, in 30 days, at a cost of less than $10,000 per genome. Writing in...
  • Saving the orange tree

    Saving the orange tree
    Americans might soon need to get used to apple or grape juice as their breakfast drink of choice — unless, that is, they're willing to pay exorbitant prices for orange juice. Or maybe scientists, plant breeders and farmers will manage to save the...
  • Half a million in grants to reduce Baltimore's DNA processing backlog

    Half a million in grants to reduce Baltimore's DNA processing backlog
    The Baltimore Police Department will get more than $500,000 in federal grants to reduce a significant backlog in processing DNA evidence, according to Maryland's two U.S. senators. The grant, awarded by the U.S. Department of Justice through the DNA...
  • City prosecutors lose three trials with accused rapist on stand

    City prosecutors lose three trials with accused rapist on stand
    Nelson Bernard Clifford has been tried in three separate rape cases in recent years. Each time, he was linked through DNA to the scene and his accuser said she had been bound, blindfolded and attacked. And each time, the 35-year-old was acquitted...
  • Derek Sherman on 'Race Across the Sky'

    Derek Sherman on 'Race Across the Sky'
    As a creative director at Cramer-Krasselt (think Don Draper without the booze or cigarettes), Derek Sherman must get into people's heads. It's his job to figure out what makes people buy one product — Monopoly, let's say — over another. For...
  • Funeral set for Maywood toddler whose body was found in Des Plaines River

    Funeral set for Maywood toddler whose body was found in Des Plaines River
    A funeral has been set for a murdered Maywood toddler after DNA tests have confirmed the identity of a body found on a bank of the Des Plaines River. After four months, DNA testing confirmed that the body found in the Des Plaines River was Bryeon...
  • DNA evidence links rape suspect to woman found dead in Redlands

    DNA evidence links rape suspect to woman found dead in Redlands
    New DNA evidence has linked a suspected kidnapper and rapist to the death of a 23-year-old woman whose body was found in a Redlands orange grove, police said Thursday. Sylvia Marie Flores was last seen alive at a San Bernardino gas station shortly...
  • Police make arrest in South Laurel double homicide

    Four months after two South Laurel residents were found slain inside their home, Prince George’s County police have charged a Laurel man they say was the female victim’s paramour. Thurston Lamont Yerby, 47, of the 11000 block of South...