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  • Guilty until proven innocent [Commentary]

    Guilty until proven innocent [Commentary]
    A report released this week from the National Registry of Exonerations, a joint venture between two Midwestern law schools, hails 2013 as a "record-breaking" year for exonerations — though the term is used loosely. Overturned convictions may have...
  • Fox Networks Group Sets TV Venture With U.K.'s DNA Films

    Fox Networks Group has set an unusual TV production venture with U.K.-based DNA Films that aims to develop TV programs for global marketplace. Fox and DNA will partner in a shingle dubbed DNA TV Limited, which will focus on developing comedy, drama and...
  • Steps can be taken to help protect telomeres and keep them from shrinking

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What are telomeres, and how do they affect overall health? ANSWER: Telomeres are part of the body's chromosomes. Located at the tip of each chromosome, telomeres function as a type of cap, protecting the DNA inside. Studies have shown...
  • King Richard III's genome to be sequenced: What we might learn

    King Richard III's genome to be sequenced: What we might learn
    The skeleton of the medieval monarch King Richard III will bear just one final indignity before it is laid, once again, to rest. Researchers at the University of Leicester in England plan to sequence the deceased ruler's entire genome by collecting some...
  • DNA revives murder case, more than 30 years old, in Ventura County

    DNA revives murder case, more than 30 years old, in Ventura County
    In July 1980, authorities found 15-year-old Stacy Knappenberger beaten, stabbed to death and sexually assaulted in her Oxnard home.  On Thursday, more than three decades later, a Ventura County Superior Court judge ruled there was enough evidence to...
  • Surprise! Ancient European had dark skin and blue eyes, DNA reveals

    Surprise! Ancient European had dark skin and blue eyes, DNA reveals
    Blue-eyed people have been living in Europe for at least 7,000 years, scientists have discovered. A man who lived on the Iberian peninsula before Europeans became farmers probably had blue eyes but dark hair and skin, according to scientists who have...
  • Police charge man accused of raping women in N.E. Baltimore

    Police charge man accused of raping women in N.E. Baltimore
    Baltimore police arrested a 45-year-old Baltimore man they suspected in two sexual assaults over a period of 15 months in Northeastern Baltimore. John Thomas Leach, of the 3400 block of Mary Ave. in the Glenham-Belhar neighborhood, was charged with...
  • Stocks slump, extending decline from last week

    For investors, a volatile stock market passed a worrisome milestone on Monday. The market logged its longest losing streak in two months, and extended a sell-off that began last week. After biotechnology and internet stocks pulled the market lower...
  • Jurors convict Zion man in Va. sailor killing, to hear evidence in slayings of 2 girls

    Jurors convict Zion man in Va. sailor killing, to hear evidence in slayings of 2 girls
    Following his conviction at a federal death penalty trial Tuesday, Jorge Torrez’s life is in the hands of jurors who are expected to hear evidence that he committed a string of brutal crimes, including the 2005 murders of two young girls in a Lake...
  • East Stroudsburg University awards degrees

    East Stroudsburg University awards degrees
    East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania awarded 1,079 degrees at separate commencement exercises for undergraduate and graduate students on May 9 and May 10. The three graduation ceremonies include one for graduate students on Friday, May 9, at 7 p.m....
  • DNA from skull links Ice Age girl to Native Americans alive today

    DNA from skull links Ice Age girl to Native Americans alive today
    The divers called her Naia, for “water nymph,” because they discovered her teenage remains in a dark, underwater cave in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. She had been hidden there for more than 12,000 years — along with the bones of...