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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A modern-day glassblower believes he has unraveled the mysteries of Renaissance-era Venetian glassmaking, a trade whose secrets were so closely guarded that anyone who divulged them faced the prospect of death. Today's glassblowers work with methane-fired...
Johnson & Johnson, continuing its long quest for a Type 1 diabetes cure, is joining forces with biotech company ViaCyte to speed development of the first stem cell treatment that could fix the life-threatening hormonal disorder. They've already begun testing it in a small...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil is not sharing enough samples and disease data to let researchers determine whether the Zika virus is, as feared, linked to the increased number of babies born with abnormally small heads in the South American country, U.N. and U.S. health officials...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With hours to go and $63 million on the line, the mystery remains: Where's the winning California Lottery ticket and why hasn't somebody cashed it? Lottery spokesman Alex Traverso said Wednesday that even he wants to know why the SuperLotto Plus winner let six...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With hours to go and $63 million on the line, the mystery remains: Where's the winning California Lottery ticket and why hasn't somebody cashed it? Lottery spokesman Alex Traverso said Wednesday that even he wants to know why the SuperLotto Plus winner let six...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dozens are protesting what they say is the mayor of San Francisco's plan to push homeless people out of the scenic bay-front Embarcadero, where Super Bowl festivities are being held. Protesters are trying to set up tents next to Super Bowl City, pro football...
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A jury in Montana heard opening arguments Wednesday in the case of a mother who is suing her health care providers because they failed to diagnose her unborn daughter's cystic fibrosis, denying her a chance to have an abortion. Kerrie Evans of Gardiner is...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — U.N. and U.S. health officials tell The Associated Press that Brazil has yet to share enough samples and disease data needed to answer the most worrying question about the Zika outbreak: whether the virus is actually responsible for the increase in the...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted Ammon Bundy and some of the men and women who joined him at the armed occupation of an Oregon wildlife refuge, authorities said Wednesday. However, the indictment remained sealed and further details on the charges were...