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  • Gov. McAuliffe: Let's juice Virginia biotech

    Gov. McAuliffe: Let's juice Virginia biotech
    RICHMOND – Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants 10 suggestions from state's biotechnology sector to help Virginia improve its climate for the growing industry. McAuliffe said Wednesday that he's asked for the recommendations by Sept. 1, and that the push...
  • Rare bumblebee rebounding? Sightings create hopeful buzz

    SEATTLE For Will Peterman, the first thrill was spotting a rare, Western bumblebee north of Seattle last summer. The second was when the calls and emails started rolling in. Once abundant throughout the Western United States, the bumblebee with the...
  • Quick-acting protein could be used to fight viral infections

    Quick-acting protein could be used to fight viral infections
    When a virus enters a cell, the invasion is not welcome. The cell goes into a defensive mode, with one particular gene expressing a protein whose long scientific name oligoadenylate synthetases-like protein is more easily referred to as OASL. That...
  • Mystery haunts Michigan woman left on doorstep as baby

    Mystery haunts Michigan woman left on doorstep as baby
    The mystery began on a quiet night in May 1946. Fifteen-year-old Lois Yeck was listening to the radio when she heard a knock at the front door of her family's home in the western Michigan city of Ludington. She went to the door, but saw no one there....
  • Hollywood tackling issue of untested rape kits

    Hollywood tackling issue of untested rape kits
    — The DNA evidence implicating a rape suspect languished in a Hollywood police refrigerator for nearly three years. Investigators finally submitted the DNA for testing earlier this year — one month after suspect Kareem Malcolm was implicated...
  • Defendant tells jury he didn't kill restaurant manager in 1999

    Defendant tells jury he didn't kill restaurant manager in 1999
    In the years after restaurant manager Nicholas Megrath's brutal murder on May 1, 1999, Jesse Lee Miller Jr. says he tried to live a normal life even as he remained a suspect in his former co-worker's death. Miller held jobs at fast-food joints, toiled in...
  • Palm Beach County jury acquits man in 1999 Chick-fil-A murder

    Palm Beach County jury acquits man in 1999 Chick-fil-A murder
    The third trial delivered salvation for Jesse Lee Miller Jr., long accused of participating in the May 1, 1999 killing of Chick-fil-A night manager Nicholas Megrath. Thanking God and his lawyers, Miller walked out of the Palm Beach County Courthouse...
  • Developers seek end to federal protections for California gnatcatcher

    Developers seek end to federal protections for California gnatcatcher
    Developers citing new scientific evidence are pressing to end federal protections for the California gnatcatcher, whose status as a threatened species has barred development in many areas of prime Southern California coastal real estate for two decades....
  • DNA evidence and the O.J. Simpson trial

    I enjoyed reading Patt Morrison's interview with lawyer Barry Scheck. For years I have wondered if I had been unfair to Scheck in considering him a hypocrite for devaluing DNA evidence in the O.J. Simpson trial while using it as a mainstay in his worthy...
  • Blood Test Helps Transform Prenatal Screening

    A simple blood test is transforming the world of prenatal screening, offering women a risk-free way to learn about fetal abnormalities early in pregnancy. The test, one local hospital says, has drastically reduced the demand for amniocentesis, an...
  • Sold illegally from a clinic, adoptees use DNA to seek birth families

    DUCKTOWN, Tenn. At a small inn tucked behind a Chevron gas station just off U.S. 64, men and women in their 50s and 60s trickled into room 109 Saturday morning. A teacher, a former newspaper editor and a hairdresser were among the first to arrive. They...