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  • Serial rapist sought in Southland massage parlor attacks

    Serial rapist sought in Southland massage parlor attacks
    He hasn't been caught yet, but a rapist wanted in at least 30 "extremely violent" sexual assaults and robberies at Southern California massage parlors has been charged with 31 felonies. The charges filed by the Riverside County district attorney's...
  • DNA evidence leads to arrest in 1987 killing

    DNA evidence leads to arrest in 1987 killing
    A former professional boxer was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of murder in the 1987 slaying of his manager, Los Angeles police said. An LAPD-FBI fugitive task force took Exum Speight, 50, into custody at his San Fernando home Wednesday morning, a...
  • Nobel Prize predictions: Higgs boson, exoplanets could yield winners

    Nobel Prize predictions: Higgs boson, exoplanets could yield winners
    It’s a favorite parlor game for science geeks: predicting who will win the Nobel Prizes. For guidance, you can look to the winners of the Lasker Awards for medical research, or the Shaw Prizes for astronomy and life sciences. Recipients of the...
  • Roots Market highlights non-genetically engineered products in October

    Roots Market highlights non-genetically engineered products in October
    Roots Market, an organic grocer in Clarksville and Olney, plans to highlight non- genetically modified ingredients this month. "Genetically modified organisms" or GMOs, are plants or animals created through gene splicing techniques of biotechnology,...
  • 23andMe's designer baby patent is 'a serious mistake,' critics charge

    23andMe's designer baby patent is 'a serious mistake,' critics charge
    What’s even more repulsive than the idea of using DNA tests to help people create a designer babies? Getting a patent for the idea. 23andMe, the pioneering direct-to-consumer genetic testing company, was awarded such a patent in September. U.S....
  • In the cloud, an often hazy grasp of security risks

    In the cloud, an often hazy grasp of security risks
    When Thomas Trappler talks clouds, companies listen. But he's not warning about rain. Rather, Trappler is a "cloud" consultant, who tells attorneys, executives and fellow information technology experts what to look out for when they put company...
  • Body found likely missing Lake Villa man, DNA tests being done

    Body found likely missing Lake Villa man, DNA tests being done
    The body found Thursday night near the car of a Lake Villa man who disappeared last month on his drive home from work is likely the missing man, and DNA test results should be available Monday to prove it, authorities said today. Nicholas Steward, 33,...
  • Professors at Berkeley and Stanford share Nobel Prize for medicine

    Professors at Berkeley and Stanford share Nobel Prize for medicine
    Professors of molecular and cellular biology at UC Berkeley and Stanford University are sharing the 2013 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for their work in unraveling the mystery of a key cellular process. Randy W. Schekman of Berkeley and Thomas...
  • Osiris strikes deal to sell marquee stem-cell drug for $100M

    Osiris strikes deal to sell marquee stem-cell drug for $100M
    Columbia biotechnology company Osiris Therapeutics has reached a deal to sell its marquee stem-cell drug, the first to win government approval, for up to $100 million. A subsidiary of Australian company Mesoblast Ltd. has agreed to pay $50 million for...
  • Man held on $350K in sexual abuse of girlfriend's relative

    Man held on $350K in sexual abuse of girlfriend's relative
    A man was ordered held on $350,000 bail Sunday and accused of sexually abusing his girlfriend's young relative after DNA evidence left on the child's clothes linked him to the crime. Rodney Jackson, 29, whose birthday is this week, was charged with...
  • Harnessing our yen for sex, drugs and food to deliver medicine

    Harnessing our yen for sex, drugs and food to deliver medicine
    You might think from reading the medical news these days that our voracious appetite for food, drugs and sex is a bad thing. That neglects clear evidence that the powerful and reliable impulse to do things that make us feel good has been essential to...