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Fingerprinting and analysis of hair fibers and marks made by weapons are familiar forensic tools to those of us who love crime shows, never mind to criminal defendants on trial and those who say they were wrongly convicted by evidence based on those techniques.
Aerogel, a futuristic-sounding lightweight solid sometimes referred to as "frozen smoke," could one day mop up oil spills like one this week in the Irish Sea and filter wastewater because of its super-absorbent, sponge-like qualities.
Meteorite hunters from the University of North Texas (UNT) have scooped up what may be two pieces of the object that lit up the skies over Austin on Sunday.
In addition to being the traditional token of marital intent, the diamond has long provided the—ahem—gold standard for super-hard materials.
In May 2001, Israeli parents of a nine-year old boy with a crippling disease that left him wheelchair-bound took their child to see doctors in Moscow.
Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, whose name was mentioned as a possible choice to lead the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) soon after Pres.
Plenty of species have been observed eating their own young. Still other species see their young competing for resources, so only the strongest survive.
The undisturbed tropical forests of Africa—like the rainforest in Congo—remove 1.2 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere every year.
Is Pres. Obama getting closer to filling a key health post? The role of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) chief is down to two candidates, the Washington Post says in an unsourced report: Baltimore Health Commissioner Joshua Sharfstein and former New York City Health Commissioner Margaret Hamburg.
Elias Zerhouni, who headed up the National Institutes of Health (NIH) during the Bush administration, is back at work for another powerful person: Bill Gates.
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