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  • Obesity could be more about the brain than the waist

    WASHINGTON – A new study has identified genetic markers that could affect our weight from fat distribution to brain processes. The results of the research, published in the journal Nature, found 60 gene regions that…

  • US Attorney’s office in DC sets up integrity unit

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Attorney’s Office in the District of Columbia is setting up a special unit to identify and investigate cases that resulted in wrongful convictions. The creation of the Conviction Integrity Unit…

  • Foundations building center to store animal DNA

    NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — A non-profit foundation dedicated to saving rare breeds of animals is teaming with the Smithsonian Institution on a project to preserve animal DNA through cryogenics. Peter Borden, the executive director of…