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  • Bloodsworth, prosecutor move on to new things

    Bloodsworth, prosecutor move on to new things
    Kirk Bloodsworth, the first American death row inmate to be exonerated by DNA evidence, has lived to see something he never could have imagined -- an award named after him, and its first recipient a Democratic senator from Vermont. Tuesday night, at a...
  • Lauren Ritchie: 'Tech Effect' let Casey Anthony win

    Lauren Ritchie: 'Tech Effect' let Casey Anthony win
    If Casey Anthony had been tried 30 years ago in that same Orange County courtroom, she probably would be facing a death sentence today instead of the few measly years she spent awaiting trial. The 25-year-old mother who last week slipped out of a...
  • Boston siphons science dollars from Florida

    Boston siphons science dollars from Florida
    Did you hear that? A shrill suctioning sound, followed by a loud thud? That was our money being sucked out of Florida and landing in Boston. Cutting-edge research done at Scripps Florida in Jupiter attracted the attention of a Boston venture-capital...
  • We ought to be sure before taking a life with death penalty

    We ought to be sure before taking a life with death penalty
    On Thursday, Robert Wilcoxson and Kenneth Kagonyera walked out of a North Carolina jail as free men. A panel of judges declared them not guilty and set them free. Freed after serving a decade behind bars for a murder they didn't commit. Wilcoxson...
  • It's unseemly for nonprofit CEOs to make millions

    It's unseemly for nonprofit CEOs to make millions
    The story of the nonprofit CEO who solicits charity while raking in a giant salary is, by now, becoming a Central Florida cliché. There was NorthStar High School in Orange County, which was a miserable failure academically but paid its principal $824,000...
  • Video/Q&A: Damien Echols of 'West of Memphis'

    Video/Q&A: Damien Echols of 'West of Memphis'
    Details of the West Memphis 3 investigation can only be described as ridiculous. “They had one guy say that I looked at him and made him levitate. And this is in police records,” says Damien Echols, who in 2011 was freed from prison after...
  • 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...
  • Neil Shubin tells the story of us in 'Your Inner Fish'

    Neil Shubin tells the story of us in 'Your Inner Fish'
    Moving downward from the shoulder, the arms of Neil Shubin, fish paleontologist, are built like this: one bone, two bones, lots of bones, digits. The same is true for a bird's wing, a leopard's forward leg and the front fins of Tiktaalik, the ancient...
  • Barry Scheck on the O.J. trial, DNA evidence and the Innocence Project

     Barry Scheck on the O.J. trial, DNA evidence and the Innocence Project
    The O.J. Simpson case, which began to unfold 20 years ago this month, was a blip — a significant one, but a blip — in Barry Scheck's legal career. Scheck is now better known as co-founder of the Innocence Project, the not-for-profit...
  • Jasmin Joseph has an eye on the ball and an MIT future

    Jasmin Joseph has an eye on the ball and an MIT future
    If the producers of television's hit comedy “The Big Bang Theory” ever need to add a teenage star to their cast of brilliant, eccentric minds, then Jasmin Joseph of Woodland Hills El Camino Real would fit right in. She's an aspiring...
  • Tennis ump accused of killing husband must provide DNA sample

     
    Attorneys for U.S. Open tennis umpire Lois Goodman, charged with killing her husband with a broken coffee cup, failed Wednesday in a bid to stop police from getting a sample of her DNA....