Eugenics making comeback as high-tech godsend

by Garth Kant -- [jwplayer EPbHQGe2] WASHINGTON – Many people know that the Nazis invoked science to try to justify their quest for a "Master Race." But it might surprise most people more…

India rolls out world's 1st leprosy vaccine

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Guardian) The first lesions appeared on teenager Rammurat’s feet. To those in his village near Gorakhpur, in the vast Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, the cause of more…

Ebola can persist 19 months in semen, study finds

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Scientist Magazine) Ebola virus remains present in semen much longer than previously recognized, according to a study involving more than 400 men. The paper reporting the results was more…

Deputy charged after K-9 dies in hot car

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) The final task of Bak the police dog was aiding his handler during a traffic stop. It was the evening of Aug. 3, a steamy summer more…

Millions of honeybees killed by Zika spraying

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) On Sunday morning, the South Carolina honey bees began to die in massive numbers. Death came suddenly to Dorchester County, S.C. Stressed insects tried to flee more…

'Nothing but pain, suffering and hunger'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KTVB) CALDWELL -- By the time Sylys Hernandez died, just days short of three months old, he had endured more hunger and violence than most adults do in more…