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  • 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...
  • Lots of land left to fill at Lake Nona

    Stand in front of the Burnham Institute for Medical Research's new building and you can't help but think, "Boy, there sure is a lot of land out here — empty land." The completion of Burnham's 175,000-square-foot building is certainly a milestone....
  • Supreme Court's DNA ruling raises doubts

    When I first heard the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on the recent DNA case, Maryland v. King, I thought to myself, this is a good thing - that is, until I read the entire opinion. While Justice Kennedy authored the majority opinion, joined by Chief...
  • DNA test could have Outfit guys grinding teeth

    Discovering a human tooth in Bridgeport is like finding a seashell at the seashore: Find a seashell, and chances are that you're at the beach. Find a tooth, and you could be in the tough ancestral home of Chicago mayors and Chicago Outfit muscle, where...
  • 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...
  • Dallas Police to Start Collecting DNA from Prostitutes

    Dallas Police to Start Collecting DNA from Prostitutes
    Jammie Wolf spent 23 years on the streets as a prostitute. She stole a car, went to prison and lost her kids. But she overcame it and two years ago started helping other women turn their lives around. "For me, the scariest part was the hopelessness,"...
  • 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...
  • How many more are innocent?

    Last weekend, we looked at the case of Bill Dillon, the Brevard County resident imprisoned for 27 years before DNA tests set him free. That, however, is only part of a bigger story of twisted justice in Central Florida -- an unsolved mystery that begs...
  • Delays aren't medical city's biggest challenge in Lake Nona

    Delays aren't medical city's biggest challenge in Lake Nona
    The medical city sprouting in southeast Orlando is behind schedule. So what? The delays mean that the University of Central Florida medical school, UCF's Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, the Burnham Institute for Medical Research and the M.D....
  • First lady's ancestry an American story

    First lady's ancestry an American story
    Many Americans are fascinated by the family history of Michelle Obama, a descendant of slaves who is the nation's first African-American first lady. You've learned a lot about her ancestry in this newspaper. Now, add to that a new book due out Tuesday,...
  • Brother hopes cold case squad can find sister's killer

    Brother hopes cold case squad can find sister's killer
    When a man was murdered at the Springhill Apartments on Indianapolis’ northwest side recently, it brought back chilling memories to Brandon Meredith because that’s where his sister was killed 25 years ago. Trisha Meredith, 19, was stabbed...