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  • French King Henry IV's head stars in forensic dispute

    French King Henry IV's head stars in forensic dispute
    Doubt — and a reportedly royal severed head — haunts a murky corner of forensic science these days, as researchers squabble over an unearthed packet of mummified remains thought to have belonged to King Henry IV of France. The mystery has...
  • Texas scholar's work to ID immigrant corpses is gratifying — and sad

    Texas scholar's work to ID immigrant corpses is gratifying — and sad
    The forensic anthropologist lifted a thighbone from the skeleton arrayed on her metal lab table and studied the fine cracks traversing its surface, gray and weathered as driftwood. Associate professor Lori Baker, 44, set the bone down and cradled the...
  • Gut microbes again linked to diabetes -- but geography matters

    Gut microbes again linked to diabetes -- but geography matters
    Particular combinations of bacteria in the human digestive system can identify patients who have or are likely to develop Type 2 diabetes, scientists reported Wednesday in the online edition of the journal Nature. But the precise combinations of...
  • Hampton City Schools medical program at Bethel High already on track to become a Governor's Health Sciences Academy

    Hampton City Schools medical program at Bethel High already on track to become a Governor's Health Sciences Academy
    Hampton City Schools is so far out front with qualifications to have its Health and Medical Sciences Academy transition to one of the new governor's health sciences academies that the upgrade appears to be seamless. Hampton has had its Health and...
  • U.S. Supreme Court authorizes post-arrest DNA collection

    U.S. Supreme Court authorizes post-arrest DNA collection
    A divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that police in Maryland and elsewhere can continue the warrantless collection of DNA from people arrested — but not convicted — of serious crimes. The 5-4 decision upheld a state law that allows...
  • Court's DNA decision serves public safety and justice

    The Supreme Court's decision today to uphold Maryland's law allowing the collection of DNA samples from people arrested for serious crimes upholds the interests of justice, the Constitution and common sense. Concerns that the DNA samples could violate...
  • California DNA law is broader than program upheld by Supreme Court

    California DNA law is broader than program upheld by Supreme Court
    SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. Supreme Court's decision upholding the right of authorities to take DNA from people when they are arrested only partially assures that California's DNA collection program will survive court challenges, experts said Monday....
  • DNA test shows 1964 kidnapping never solved

    DNA test shows 1964 kidnapping never solved
    In April 1964, Paul Joseph Fronczak, less than 2 days old, was kidnapped from a Chicago hospital by a woman posing as a nurse. A few months ago, in a way, he vanished again. Because of a DNA test taken this April, Paul Fronczak learned that he is a...
  • Businesswoman acquitted of murder in model's killing

    Businesswoman acquitted of murder in model's killing
    A businesswoman accused of strangling a 21-year-old model and aspiring actress in Santa Monica was acquitted Tuesday of murder in an emotional scene in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom. Kelly Soo Park, 47, bowed her head in relief and hugged one of...
  • Infertility due to old eggs? An anti-aging pioneer ponders solutions

    Infertility due to old eggs? An anti-aging pioneer ponders solutions
    One of the many ways in which humans' evolved characteristics clash with a fast-changing post-industrial society can be seen in the female egg. Even before a woman passes the age of 30, the quality of the oocytes she carries begins a downturn in...
  • The curious -- and totally appealing -- case of Little Mix

    The curious -- and totally appealing -- case of Little Mix
    Steve Brookstein. Joe McElderry. James Arthur. If these names mean nothing to you, we've got something in common: I didn't recognize them either, despite the fact that each belongs to a winner on the U.K. version of Simon Cowell's flagship star-making...