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  • Everyone on Earth is related to everyone else, DNA shows

    Everyone on Earth is related to everyone else, DNA shows
    The history of Europe is written in its people's DNA. The Huns and the Slavs made incursions into Eastern Europe about 1,500 years ago. Migrants moved from Ireland to England in recent centuries. Populations in Italy and Spain have been comparatively...
  • Do humans need mystery 'junk' DNA? This carnivorous plant doesn't

    Do humans need mystery 'junk' DNA? This carnivorous plant doesn't
    How’s this for spring cleaning? Scientists have discovered that a carnivorous plant deletes so much of its own junk DNA that it has hardly any left. The finding, published online in Nature, hints that such noncoding DNA may not be as important as...
  • Gacy review helps solve 41-year-old missing person's case

    Gacy review helps solve 41-year-old missing person's case
    When 16-year-old Steven Soden ran away from a New Jersey campground in 1972 and was never seen again, his family feared he may have become a victim of John Wayne Gacy. Steven's father lived in Chicago and relatives thought he may have headed here and...
  • Angelina Jolie and the fate of breast cancer genes

    Angelina Jolie and the fate of breast cancer genes
    Angelina Jolie’s Op-Ed in the New York Times about getting a double mastectomy after learning that she was at risk of getting breast cancer struck a chord with fellow celebs as well as with Los Angeles Times staffers Anna Gorman and Paul Whitefield,...
  • DNA links woman to the slaying of aspiring model, prosecutor says

    DNA links woman to the slaying of aspiring model, prosecutor says
    The killing of an aspiring 21-year-old model and actress found strangled in her Santa Monica apartment was connected to a business negotiation that her father ended with a Marina del Rey doctor just days before her death, a prosecutor told jurors...
  • Want a sculpture? A new jaw? Pizza? Just print it

    Want a sculpture? A new jaw? Pizza? Just print it
    Thanks to 3D printing, American society may be about to boldly go where no one has gone before. A Johns Hopkins scientist is seeking to adapt the technology to grow human jaw bones — potentially revolutionizing implant procedures. A Halethorpe...
  • RNA was a key ingredient in primordial soup that led to life

    RNA was a key ingredient in primordial soup that led to life
    How did we go from a lifeless Earth with no oxygen to a planet teeming with life and that essential element? Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology have found one crucial clue: iron and RNA. The team managed to re-create conditions of life on...
  • Trial of second man in child killings postponed

    Trial of second man in child killings postponed
    A Baltimore judge postponed the trial of a second man accused of nearly beheading three young relatives nine years ago until October so that lawyers have more time to prepare arguments on DNA evidence. Adan Canela, 26, is charged with multiple murder...
  • Scientists sequence Norway spruce DNA. The tree's genome is LONG

    Scientists sequence Norway spruce DNA. The tree's genome is LONG
    Researchers reported Wednesday that they had sequenced the genome of the Norway spruce, a giant evergreen native to Europe that has also been planted widely in parts of North America. Published in the journal Nature, the catalog of the tree's DNA was...
  • DNA evidence in model's death 'overwhelming,' prosecutor says

    DNA evidence in model's death 'overwhelming,' prosecutor says
    A Los Angeles prosecutor told jurors Wednesday that there was overwhelming DNA and other evidence to show that a mortgage broker assaulted and strangled an aspiring model in Santa Monica. Genetic testing proved that Kelly Soo Park's DNA was found on the...
  • Woman charged with strangling model had no motive, lawyer says

    Woman charged with strangling model had no motive, lawyer says
    A businesswoman accused of beating and strangling an aspiring model in Santa Monica five years ago had no motive to carry out the killing, a defense attorney told a downtown Los Angeles jury Wednesday. Attorney George Buehler said in his closing...