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  • Will Supreme Court's take on gene patents help Myriad?

    Will Supreme Court's take on gene patents help Myriad?
    While the Supreme Court’s decision to forbid patents on human genes knocked out Myriad Genetics' long-guarded patent on two genes linked to breast cancer, the Utah-based company’s stock still rose soon after the news broke. That bit of...
  • 23andMe's designer baby patent is 'a serious mistake,' critics charge

    23andMe's designer baby patent is 'a serious mistake,' critics charge
    What’s even more repulsive than the idea of using DNA tests to help people create a designer babies? Getting a patent for the idea. 23andMe, the pioneering direct-to-consumer genetic testing company, was awarded such a patent in September. U.S....
  • DNA evidence leads to arrest in 1987 killing

    DNA evidence leads to arrest in 1987 killing
    A former professional boxer was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of murder in the 1987 slaying of his manager, Los Angeles police said. An LAPD-FBI fugitive task force took Exum Speight, 50, into custody at his San Fernando home Wednesday morning, a...
  • Serial rapist sought in violent massage parlor attacks

    Serial rapist sought in violent massage parlor attacks
    Authorities are looking for a serial rapist they believe sexually assaulted and robbed at least 30 victims at spas and massage parlors across Southern California, Riverside police said Wednesday. The investigation into the attacks -- which began at...
  • Serial rapist attacked at least 30 women, targeted immigrants

    Serial rapist attacked at least 30 women, targeted immigrants
    Authorities revealed Wednesday that they believe a serial rapist is responsible for at least 30 “extremely violent” sexual assaults and robberies at massage parlors across Southern California. The man is suspected in the string of attacks...
  • Serial rapist sought in Southland massage parlor attacks

    Serial rapist sought in Southland massage parlor attacks
    He hasn't been caught yet, but a rapist wanted in at least 30 "extremely violent" sexual assaults and robberies at Southern California massage parlors has been charged with 31 felonies. The charges filed by the Riverside County district attorney's...
  • 2011 teen car-theft suspect identified through DNA in N. California

    2011 teen car-theft suspect identified through DNA in N. California
    The death of a 15-year-old suspected car thief who vanished during a police pursuit in 2011 has been confirmed after authorities successfully matched his DNA to a jawbone found along a riverbed in Northern California, officials said. Cody Edward...
  • Biden insults Republicans -- and Neanderthals

    Biden insults Republicans -- and Neanderthals
    The always quotable Vice President Joe Biden took a shot at House Republicans the other day, referring to them as “this Neanderthal crowd” for having resisted speedy reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. His crack certainly...
  • DNA evidence links rape suspect to woman found dead in Redlands

    DNA evidence links rape suspect to woman found dead in Redlands
    New DNA evidence has linked a suspected kidnapper and rapist to the death of a 23-year-old woman whose body was found in a Redlands orange grove, police said Thursday. Sylvia Marie Flores was last seen alive at a San Bernardino gas station shortly...
  • Saving the orange tree

    Saving the orange tree
    Americans might soon need to get used to apple or grape juice as their breakfast drink of choice — unless, that is, they're willing to pay exorbitant prices for orange juice. Or maybe scientists, plant breeders and farmers will manage to save the...
  • Angelina Jolie and the fate of breast cancer genes

    Angelina Jolie and the fate of breast cancer genes
    Angelina Jolie’s Op-Ed in the New York Times about getting a double mastectomy after learning that she was at risk of getting breast cancer struck a chord with fellow celebs as well as with Los Angeles Times staffers Anna Gorman and Paul Whitefield,...