| Nov 8, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Sec. Tom Vilsack visited the grain grading laboratory of GIPSA's Board of Appeals and Review (BAR) and the Grading Service Laboratory (GSL) on October 23, 2013. BAR staff explain their grading review process while BAR Chairman Jim Whalen looks on.
| Nov 6, 2013
| 5:19 PM
And here, sorrowfully, she is again. Another dead child, her name unknown for almost three decades.
Now that New York’s cold case of another long-dead, long-unknown child has been solved, Los Angeles is hoping that its anonymous little girl,...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 1:14 PM
LONDON -- The former boyfriend of American student Amanda Knox pleaded with an Italian appeals court Wednesday to acquit him in the 2007 killing of her British roommate, saying the charges were “absurd.”
Taking the stand for the first time...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:23 AM
A Colorado grand jury voted to indict John and Patsy Ramsey on charges of child abuse resulting in the first-degree murder of their 6-year-old daughter, JonBenét, the beauty pageant princess whose death stunned the nation, according to documents...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:06 PM
Scientists have discovered the last blood meal of a 46 million-year-old female mosquito, and isolated a little fragment of the protein in it, too.
The findings, published this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, show...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 4:45 PM
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...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 11:56 AM
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...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 8:46 PM
Bison bones, pieces of flint, fire-cracked rocks and small pieces of pottery are all that's left of a American Indian tribe that once roamed this area's land about 800 to 1,000 years ago.
Although there's little that remains of this group of people who...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 5:05 PM
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...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 2:46 PM
She died without a name, so small her body barely filled a picnic cooler abandoned beside a highway. Officials called her Baby Hope, hoping it would be temporary, something to use until her real name came to light.
It took more than 22 years, but...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 12:45 PM
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...