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Giant Leap for Gene-Based Testing Estimates Risk of Heart Disease, Breast Cancer and Others

12 days ago   |   By Scientific American

This new approach to predictive medicine takes genomics research by storm, but still generates controversy
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Feeling lucky? Numbers drawn for projected $1.6 billion lottery prize

Feeling lucky? Numbers drawn for projected $1.6 billion lottery prize

If there's no winner Tuesday night, lottery officials said the estimated jackpot would increase to $2 billion for Friday's drawing. Read more ...

Here are the winning numbers for $1.6B Mega Millions jackpot

Here are the winning numbers for $1.6B Mega Millions jackpot

The winning numbers for Tuesday night's $1.6 billion Mega Millions lotto jackpot are: 5, 28, 62, 65, 70, and the mega ball of 5. The lucky digits for the largest lotto jackpot... Read more ...

Megyn Kelly apologizes for suggesting blackface OK

Megyn Kelly apologizes for suggesting blackface OK

NBC News' Megyn Kelly apologized to her colleagues after questioning why dressing up in blackface on Halloween is considered wrong. Read more ...

Turkish president: Saudi officials planned killing of journalist for days

Turkish president: Saudi officials planned killing of journalist for days

Saudi Arabia must identify those who ordered the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and turn over the suspects for trial, the Turkish president said Tuesday Read more ...

6 children dead, 12 sick in viral outbreak at New Jersey rehab center

6 children dead, 12 sick in viral outbreak at New Jersey rehab center

A nursing and rehab center that helps medically fragile children has had six deaths due to a viral outbreak. Read more ...

Sox fans ready for Game 1 of World Series

Sox fans ready for Game 1 of World Series

Boston Red Sox fans said they were ready to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday as the World Series was set to begin. Read more ...

Sandra Day O'Connor says she has beginning stages of dementia and 'probably...

Sandra Day O'Connor says she has beginning stages of dementia and 'probably Alzheimer's'

Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman on the Supreme Court, says she has the beginning stages of dementia and "probably Alzheimer's disease." Read more ...

13-year-old accused of stabbing teacher with butcher knife at Georgia middle...

13-year-old accused of stabbing teacher with butcher knife at Georgia middle school

Officials said the student called the teacher over and stabbed him in the chest with an 8-inch butcher knife. Read more ...

'Opportunity to educate': Bible Museum says some of its Dead Sea Scrolls are...

'Opportunity to educate': Bible Museum says some of its Dead Sea Scrolls are fake

At least five of the Bible Museum's 16 scroll fragments are forgeries and won't be displayed anymore. Read more ...

Pastrnak, Bergeron combine for 7 points, Bruins beat Senators

Pastrnak, Bergeron combine for 7 points, Bruins beat Senators

David Pastrnak had two goals and two assists, Patrice Bergeron added a goal and two assists and the Boston Bruins beat the Ottawa Senators 4-1 on Tuesday night. Read more ...