October 5, 2012 The overwhelming majority of respondents to our online query said they would get their genome sequenced if they could afford it. Most also said they'd want to know everything it revealed.
October 5, 2012 The parents' attorney said they wanted to focus on the positive.
October 5, 2012 To curb a recent Ebola outbreak in Uganda, health workers quarantined over 40 people suspected of infection with the virus. Their belongings were burned and buried in case they were harboring the virus.
October 5, 2012 The commission said Lehrer executed the format of the debate the way it was designed.
October 5, 2012 Ten years ago John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo terrorized the Washington, D.C., area as they targeted and shot random people. The pair trailed Paul LaRuffa for three days before attacking him, shooting him five times at close range and leaving him for dead.
October 5, 2012 Scientists have been using whole genome sequencing for over a decade, but it has yet to become a routine tool in the clinic. Two separate research groups showed progress in making diagnoses using in-depth genome analysis.
October 5, 2012 Turkey's prime minister said Syria shouldn't "dare to test Turkey's patience."
October 5, 2012 Obama's path to capturing Virginia again remains far from certain in a dead-heat race with Mitt Romney, whose White House dreams rely heavily on securing the state's 13 electoral votes. And the state's race between two well-regarded former governors could determine control of the U.S. Senate.
October 5, 2012 After 12 years as a Boy Scout, Ryan Andresen was denied the Eagle Scout award for not meeting the "Duty to God" requirement.
October 5, 2012 Researchers recently calculated the theoretical food value of the ethanol in a gas tank. At the heart of the calculation is this: Should we burn so much food as fuel? And how will it impact food prices and the world's poor?