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  • Non-GMO Cheerios are just what the customer ordered

    It’s good news that General Mills has decided not to include genetically engineered ingredients in Cheerios. Not because crops whose DNA has been tinkered with in a laboratory are dangerous to human health. There’s still a dearth of evidence...
  • FDA must stand firm in the 'natural' food fight

     FDA must stand firm in the 'natural' food fight
    Contrary to what many consumers assume, a "natural" label on foods doesn't necessarily mean much. The Food and Drug Administration has never defined the term, though it says it doesn't object to its use to describe foods without added color, artificial...
  • Grim Sleeper: Judge allows DNA evidence gathered at restaurant

    Grim Sleeper: Judge allows DNA evidence gathered at restaurant
    A judge on Tuesday ruled that DNA evidence that led to alleged Grim Sleeper serial killer Lonnie Franklin Jr. was lawfully obtained via plates and utensils seized by a police officer who posed as a restaurant busboy. Appearing on the stand for the first...
  • DNA evidence in Grim Sleeper case was taken legally, judge rules

    DNA evidence in Grim Sleeper case was taken legally, judge rules
    A judge ruled Tuesday that DNA evidence that led to accused Grim Sleeper serial killer Lonnie Franklin Jr. was lawfully obtained from a pizza slice, cups and napkins seized by a police officer who posed as a restaurant busboy in 2010. Appearing on the...
  • Lice evolve faster than their human and chimp hosts

    Lice evolve faster than their human and chimp hosts
    When humans and chimpanzees parted ways about 5 million to 7 million years ago, they took their head lice with them. But since that mutual divergence, those lice have evolved far more rapidly than their primate hosts, according to a new study. The head-...
  • Police: DNA led to arrest in attack of girl, 15

    Police: DNA led to arrest in attack of girl, 15
    A Northwest Side man with a long history of arrests has been charged with the brutal rape of a teenage girl who remains in critical condition nearly a month after the attack, authorities said. Detectives were led to Luis Alberto Pantoja, 25, through DNA...
  • Relief for woman in earlier case involving suspect in attack on girl, 15

    Relief for woman in earlier case involving suspect in attack on girl, 15
    A day after learning that Luis A. Pantoja had been charged in the brutal sexual assault of a teenage girl, a Northwest Side woman on Monday recounted her own alleged harrowing attack by the man, taking some comfort that he was off the streets and...
  • DNA evidence yields arrest in 2012 Rowland Heights rape case

    DNA evidence yields arrest in 2012 Rowland Heights rape case
    Authorities say they were able to use DNA evidence to track down a man who they say brutally beat and raped a 29-year-old woman in her apartment in 2012. The woman, who has not been identified, woke up at 6 a.m. Oct. 27 in her Rowland Heights ...
  • Texas man free on bond after murder conviction is overturned

    Texas man free on bond after murder conviction is overturned
    HOUSTON — A Texas man was released on $50,000 bond  Tuesday in El Paso, nearly 20 years after he was imprisoned for a pair of fatal drive-by shootings he insists he did not commit. Prosecutors were deciding whether to retry Daniel Villegas, 36,...
  • Glow-in-the-dark pigs are part of radiant green menagerie

    Glow-in-the-dark pigs are part of radiant green menagerie
    Ready yourself for the real-life glowing green menagerie. Ten little piggies that glow in the dark have been created by scientists at the South China Agricultural University. (See the video above.) A sheep that glows green under a black light will...
  • Businesswoman acquitted in model's death sues Santa Monica police

    A woman acquitted of murder last year in connection to the high-profile slaying of an aspiring model filed a lawsuit Wednesday accusing Santa Monica police of intimidating witnesses and damaging her reputation. Kelly Soo Park, 48, alleges three...