"The constant flow of killings continues at shockingly high levels," the U.N. high commissioner for human rights said Thursday as her office reported there have been at least 92,901 conflict-related deaths in Syria since March 2011.
Originally published on Thu June 13, 2013 11:28 am
In a decision that could have broad-reaching effects on the future of science and medicine, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday that:
-- "A naturally occurring DNA segment is a product of nature and not patent eligible merely because it has been isolated."
-- But, synthetically created "strands of nucleotides known as composite DNA (cDNA)" are "patent eligible" because they do not occur naturally.
During the recent debate in Washington, D.C., over whether to let to local competing hospital systems build rival proton beam therapy centers, an obvious question was raised: Why not team up?
Originally published on Thu June 13, 2013 10:30 am
Originally published on Thu June 13, 2013 12:05 pm
Gannett Co. plans to buy TV station owner Belo for $1.5 billion in cash and $715 million in debt in a deal that will make it one of the nation's largest owners of network television affiliates.