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  • Scientists sequence Norway spruce DNA. The tree's genome is LONG

    Scientists sequence Norway spruce DNA. The tree's genome is LONG
    Researchers reported Wednesday that they had sequenced the genome of the Norway spruce, a giant evergreen native to Europe that has also been planted widely in parts of North America. Published in the journal Nature, the catalog of the tree's DNA was...
  • Rankings of online college and graduate programs released

     
    Reflecting growing interest in -- or at least curiosity about -- online education, U.S. News & World Report on Tuesday released its first rankings of fully online college and graduate degree programs. The magazine has for decades ranked more traditional.....
  • Yoga helps breast cancer survivors curb fatigue

    Yoga helps breast cancer survivors curb fatigue
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - About one third of breast cancer survivors experience fatigue that can affect their quality of life, but a small new study finds that doing yoga might help restore some lost vitality. After three months of twice-weekly yoga...
  • Examining the scientific evidence against genetically modified foods

    Though the balance of evidence supports the idea that genetically modified foods are safe to eat and don't harm the environment, a few reports have suggested otherwise. Here are three of them. •French scientists reported in September that rats fed a...
  • Lincoln Park Zoo works to eradicate rabies in Africa

    Lincoln Park Zoo works to eradicate rabies in Africa
    NANGALE, Tanzania — Huddled with his younger brother, the young man laughs easily, conspiratorially, at the commotion caused by the presence of curious foreigners in his family's modest compound outside this small village.  But when you ask 19-...
  • Chicagoan saves one dog at a time from rabies in Africa

    Chicagoan saves one dog at a time from rabies in Africa
    NANGALE, Tanzania — Only about half the dogs Anna Czupryna is studying in Tanzania have names. Dogs are different here. They are foragers and night watchmen who are treated more like livestock than pets. But when the dogs of north-central Tanzania...
  • Coaching carousel: Washington State hires Mike Leach

     
    Coaching carousel: Washington State hires Mike Leach...
  • Foundation grants first fellowships in organic plant breeding in U.S.

     
    Clif Bar Family Foundation grants first fellowships in organic plant breeding granted in U.S....
  • This is not Buzz Aldrin's space chow

    Michele Perchonok sat contemplating a shrink-wrapped brick of freeze-dried mac and cheese just outside the test kitchen at NASA's Johnson Space Center. The dish has been served countless times on the space shuttle and International Space Station. When...