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  • 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...
  • Does dad's diet determine a baby's genetic fate?

    Men may want to double down on a healthy diet and clean living in the months before procreation, according to a study that suggests a father’s vitamin B9 deficiency may contribute to birth defects in offspring. The findings, published online...
  • Cops: DNA evidence links Alsip man to sexual assault on South Side

    Cops: DNA evidence links Alsip man to sexual assault on South Side
    An Alsip man has been charged in connection with the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl after DNA evidence linked him to the South Side attack, said police. Arteria Austin Jr., 23, of the 4100 block of West 127th Street was charged this afternoon with...
  • Emergent BioSolutions strikes $222M deal to buy Cangene Corp.

    Emergent BioSolutions strikes $222M deal to buy Cangene Corp.
    Rockville biotechnology company Emergent BioSolutions Inc. has struck a deal to buy Canadian firm Cangene Corp., which employs 100 people in Baltimore, for $222 million in cash, the companies said Thursday. Emergent is paying $3.24 per share for...
  • Going too far on DNA searches

     Going too far on DNA searches
    The Supreme Court erred grievously this year when it permitted Maryland police to collect DNA samples from people who had been arrested and charged with serious crimes — samples that could then be used to match that person's genetic profile with...
  • East Baltimore development moves to next phase

    East Baltimore development moves to next phase
    When demolition begins next week on several blocks of rowhomes, it will mark the start of a new phase for the nonprofit created by the city and others to redevelop 88 acres in East Baltimore just north of the Johns Hopkins University medical campus. East...
  • Haggerty, Valdes reappointed to Harford Community College board

    John F. Haggerty and James J. Valdes have been reappointed to the Harford Community College Board of Trustees by Gov. Martin O'Malley. Haggerty was first appointed to the board in 2007. He holds a bachelor's degree in science from the University of...
  • MedImmune expands research with universities

    MedImmune expands research with universities
    Biotechnology company MedImmune said Tuesday it has expanded a bioresearch collaboration it started with the University of System of Maryland. The Gaithersburg company, a development arm of AstraZeneca, started the partnership with the University of...
  • D.A. shares details of office's work at chamber event

    Orange County Dist. Atty. Tony Rackauckas gave members of the Newport Beach business community a crash course Tuesday morning in the work performed by his office. At the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce's monthly Wake Up! Newport breakfast event,...
  • Base food labeling on fact, not fear

     Base food labeling on fact, not fear
    The scientific evidence on genetically engineered food, which has been around for two decades, indicates that it is as safe for human consumption as any other food. A California bill that would require the labeling of bioengineered food — whose...