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FoxCTResearchers at Yale University say they’ve made a discovery that will dramatically impact autism research. Dr. Stephan Sanders- the first author of the study- says scientists found genetic mutations are linked to the condition. This finding will...
AP Science WriterNEW YORK (AP) — To millions of people, the Christmas tree is a cheerful sight. To scientists who decipher the DNA codes of plants and animals, it's a monster. We're talking about the conifer, the umbrella term for cone-bearing trees like the...
Recent news of a “shotgun sequence” of the wheat genome inspired excitement about the possibilities for breakthrough science based on increased understanding of the crop's complex genetic make-up. Sequencing the wheat genome has been a long-term goal of...
Valencia, Spain – Detailing the ancestry of sweet orange has been a long-sought prize for citrus scientists. On Friday, the leader of a group that has been analyzing the genetic makeup of citrus said in a scientific talk that the ponkan -- a large,...
Of The Morning CallHarvey M. Robinson, 19, was convicted last night of three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of two Allentown women and a teen-age girl. A Lehigh County jury will have to decide whether to sentence Robinson to death or life imprisonment for...
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Ieshea Thomas, who has suffered from sickle cell anemia nearly all of her life, recently received a life-changing gift from her sister: stem cells. Her sister Ivenus' donation of stem cells in November means Thomas' body is now able to produce normally...
Los Angeles Times Fashion CriticWith summer in full swing, it's time to hit the beach — for sunning, yes, but also for shopping. There's a new level of sophistication in shopping along the coast. Locally owned boutiques with a curated point of view are changing the flavor of...
Change of SubjectAnywhere else, the tale of Bennie Starks would be unbelievable. In 1986, Starks, then 26, was convicted of rape and battery in an attack on a 69-year-old north suburban woman who identified Starks as her assailant. The best available scientific......
I don't feel particularly poetic when I test-drive a car. Oh sure, a car might — if I'm lucky — send my mind into flights of literary fancy. But having driven thousands of new cars, few factory-fresh rides actually take me to this hallowed...
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is printed here. This week, Karen Kolowski weighs in on...
Last week, a friend of mine lost her long battle with cancer. Lynette Alicea was a unstoppable fighter, who was determined to beat the terrible disease, and almost did. Unfortunately, despite the valiant efforts she and her family put forth, cancer...
Tribune Media ServicesIf you're looking for a career that can have a profound impact on the lives of others, you may want to look at the many opportunities in psychology. The question of why people do the things they do is an age-old study. However, psychology – the...
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