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DNA of Wolf Declared Extinct in Wild Lives on in Texas Pack

DNA of Wolf Declared Extinct in Wild Lives on in Texas Pack

| By David Warren | Jan 13
Researchers say a pack of wild canines found frolicking near the beaches of the Texas Gulf Coast carry a substantial amount of red wolf genes, a surprising discovery because the animal was declared extinct in the wild nearly 40 years ago.

Oregon Begins Killing Sea Lions After Relocation Fails

Oregon Begins Killing Sea Lions After Relocation Fails

| By Gillian Flaccus | Jan 12
Oregon wildlife officials have started killing California sea lions that threaten a fragile and unique type of trout in the Willamette River.

China Broadcasts Spacecraft Pictures from Moon's Far Side

China Broadcasts Spacecraft Pictures from Moon's Far Side

| Jan 11
China on Friday broadcast pictures taken by its rover and lander on the moon's far side, in what its space program hailed as another triumph for the groundbreaking mission to the less-understood sector of the lunar surface.

Warrants for DNA Served After Woman in Vegetative State Gives Birth

Warrants for DNA Served After Woman in Vegetative State Gives Birth

| By Terry Tang | Jan 9
Police served a search warrant Tuesday to get DNA from all male employees at a long-term care facility in Phoenix where a patient who had been in a vegetative state for years gave birth, triggering reviews by state agencies.

U.S. Cancer Death Rate Hits Milestone: 25 Years of Decline

U.S. Cancer Death Rate Hits Milestone: 25 Years of Decline

| By Mike Stobbe | Jan 9
The U.S. cancer death rate has hit a milestone: It's been falling for at least 25 years, according to a new report.

Asteroid-Circling Spacecraft Grabs Cool Snapshot of Home

Asteroid-Circling Spacecraft Grabs Cool Snapshot of Home

| By Marcia Dunn | Jan 9
An asteroid-circling spacecraft has captured a cool snapshot of home. NASA's Osiris-Rex spacecraft took the picture days before going into orbit around asteroid Bennu on New Year's Eve.

Genealogy Database, Gum Help Convict DJ in '92 Killing

Genealogy Database, Gum Help Convict DJ in '92 Killing

| By Mark Scolford | Jan 9
A popular DJ pleaded guilty Tuesday to raping and strangling a schoolteacher in 1992 after being identified as a suspect as a result of DNA a relative had submitted to a genealogy database.

When it Comes to Brain Tumors, a Patient's Sex Matters

When it Comes to Brain Tumors, a Patient's Sex Matters

| By Joshua Rubin | Jan 8
Have you ever wondered why, in most species, males are larger and more ornamented than females? It's an evolutionarily determined aspect of biology, but what does it mean for human health and disease?

Count Finds Sharp Drop in Monarch Butterflies in California

Count Finds Sharp Drop in Monarch Butterflies in California

| Jan 7
Researchers with an environmental group have labeled as "disturbingly low" the number of western monarch butterflies that migrate along the California coast.

Quantifying the Holocaust: Measuring Murder Rates During the Nazi Genocide

Quantifying the Holocaust: Measuring Murder Rates During the Nazi Genocide

| By Lewi Stone | Jan 7
Even though the Holocaust is one of the best documented genocides in a historical sense, there is surprisingly little quantitative dataavailable, even on major critical events.

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