German footballer taking week off to help leukemia patient

Mar 12, 2018

German forward Lennart Thy will miss a week's training with VVV-Venlo and the Dutch side's next league game in order to help a leukemia patient

Egypt court sentences 10 to death on terror-related charges

Mar 10, 2018

An Egyptian court has sentenced 10 people to death and five others to life in prison for forming a "terrorist cell" to plot attacks on security forces and other institutions

John Sulston, who decoded the human genome, dies at 75

Mar 9, 2018

John Sulston, a Nobel Prize-winning British scientist who helped decode the human genome, has died

Biologists turn to citizens, DNA to count urban Alaska moose

Mar 6, 2018

Alaska moose biologists are using DNA-extracting darts to try to survey out the moose population in Anchorage

Cracking the mysteries of the elusive, majestic whale shark

Feb 28, 2018

Scientists aim to crack mysteries of the elusive whale shark by going diving off the Galapagos Islands with the world's biggest fish

US considers protected status for wild spring Chinook

Feb 27, 2018

Federal officials are considering putting a once-flourishing West Coast salmon on the list of threatened or endangered species

Correction: Fishing's Footprint story

Feb 23, 2018

Correction: Fishing's Footprint story

Texas governor accepts recommendation, spares inmate

Feb 23, 2018

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has accepted the state parole board's recommendation and is sparing the life of convicted killer Thomas "Bart" Whitaker

Carbs, fat, DNA? Weight loss is finicky, new study shows

Feb 20, 2018

A precision nutrition approach to weight loss didn't hold up in a study testing low fat versus low carb depending on dieters' DNA profiles

Was pirate Black Sam Bellamy found? DNA test could tell

Feb 20, 2018

Researchers say they're working to use DNA to identify whether a human bone recovered from a Cape Cod shipwreck belongs to the infamous pirate Samuel 'Black Sam' Bellamy

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