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MADRID (AP) — Biochemists Emmanuelle Charpentier from France and Jennifer Doudna from the United States have been awarded Spain's Princess of Asturias scientific research award for their work in biotechnology. The award foundation said in a statement Thursday that the "...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama administration attorneys are urging a federal judge to throw out an election-year lawsuit by House Republicans over the president's health care law. Attorneys for the House counter that their unusual suit deals with critically important issues related to...
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The video shows a woman climbing a stairwell, her belly visibly pregnant, as she offers suggestions: Make sure there are no security cameras. Be careful not to look down or you might regret it. She tumbles backward as the screen goes black. "When you reach...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A major international study says HIV patients shouldn't delay in seeking treatment: Starting medication soon after diagnosis helps keep people healthy longer. People who started anti-AIDS drugs while their immune system was strong were far less likely to...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court is letting a Northern California county's drug disposal law stand, paving the way for similar ordinances elsewhere. The court refused to hear the pharmaceutical industry's challenge to an Alameda County program that requires drug...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday it is investigating what the Pentagon called an inadvertent shipment of live anthrax spores to government and commercial laboratories in as many as nine states, as well as one overseas, that expected...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court let stand a Northern California county's drug disposal law, paving the way for similar ordinances. The court refused to hear the pharmaceutical industry's challenge to an Alameda County program requiring drug companies to pay for...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A major international study says don't delay in seeking HIV treatment: Starting medication soon after diagnosis helps keep people healthy longer. People who started anti-AIDS drugs while their immune system was still strong were far less likely to develop AIDS...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it inadvertently shipped live anthrax spores to as many as nine laboratories and is investigating how that happened. The labs were supposed to receive dead — or inactivated — anthrax samples for research use. Spokesman Col. Steve Warren says...