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  • 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...
  • DNA testing isn't like taking fingerprints

    DNA testing isn't like taking fingerprints
    The Sun's reasoning regarding the recent ruling on DNA collection is severely flawed ("Court is right on DNA," June 4). DNA is not 21st-century fingerprinting, and it does more than identify a person. It's likely there is yet undetermined information...
  • DNA: a test for justice

    In two courts, half a country apart, judges last month grappled with the reliability of testimony and forensic hair evidence analysis that Federal Bureau of Investigation agents provided in criminal trials decades ago. John Norman Huffington, imprisoned...
  • Prosecutors: West Side man was on PCP when crash killed 13-year-old

    Prosecutors: West Side man was on PCP when crash killed 13-year-old
    Bail was set today at $700,000 for a man charged in a May 2012 hit-and-run crash that killed a 13-year-old West Side girl.   Ronald J. Tenard, 25, has been charged with two felony counts of aggravated DUI in the death of Sade McGee, who died after a May...
  • Biofuel seed developer Ceres looks to cash in on 16 years of R&D

    The road to a clean biofuels future is not easily traveled. Ceres Inc. in Thousand Oaks has some highly regarded science on its side as a producer of genetically modified seeds for crops used to make biofuels. Under the motto "Growing tomorrow's...
  • Man gets 60 years for sexual assaulting Bensenville woman in 1996

    Man gets 60 years for sexual assaulting Bensenville woman in 1996
    A man convicted of breaking into an apartment and sexually assaulting a woman after holding a knife to her throat 17 years ago was sentenced Tuesday to the maximum prison term for such a crime. DuPage County Judge Robert Kleeman ordered Kurt Serzen, 55,...
  • If beer or blue cheese smell good to you, thank your DNA

    If beer or blue cheese smell good to you, thank your DNA
    We all smell things a little differently, and new research shows why: By examining the DNA of hundreds of individuals and testing their sense of smell, scientists found the genetic basis for why we smell certain scents. Although smell is a huge part...
  • Robbins sexual assault victim seeks answers about 1991 attack

    Robbins sexual assault victim seeks answers about 1991 attack
    For 22 years she rarely spoke of the chilling attack, even as it changed so much about her life. The multisport athlete was 14 and on her way home from basketball practice on a fall evening when she was grabbed from behind, dragged from the road and...
  • NIH gives Henrietta Lacks' immortal cells new protections

    NIH gives Henrietta Lacks' immortal cells new protections
    More than half a century ago, doctors took Henrietta Lacks' tissue and used it for research without her permission, creating the first immortal line of cells and making possible billions of dollars in medical research. Now, 62 years later, the National...
  • DNA leads to arrest in brutal killing of 13-year-old Sacramento girl

    DNA leads to arrest in brutal killing of 13-year-old Sacramento girl
    More than a year after a 13-year-old girl was found brutally beaten and stabbed to death in a Sacramento park, authorities said they have arrested a man in connection to her death. Sacramento County sheriff's detectives announced Thursday that DNA...
  • 'Mona Lisa's' identity could be revealed through DNA testing

    'Mona Lisa's' identity could be revealed through DNA testing
    The mystery of "Mona Lisa's" real-life muse, which has spawned centuries of speculation, could be solved through DNA testing. Researchers on Friday opened a family tomb in Florence, Italy, to help confirm the identity of Lisa Gherardini Del Giocondo,...