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  • Duke R*pe Case All Too Common

    12/17/2006 6:10:02 PM PST · by WL-law · 52 replies · 2,100+ views ^ | December 17, 2006 | Jim Kouri
    In another twist in an already questionable criminal case, DNA testing in the infamous Duke lacrosse r*pe case found no genetic material from any of the accused males on the woman's body or on her clothing, but analysts found DNA from several unknown male on the accuser's body. This finding directly contradicts reports that she did not engage in s*x with anyone prior to or following her encounter with the three Duke students. Prosecutors reportedly ordered the DNA testing after the state crime lab failed to find a conclusive match between the 27-year-old woman and any member of the Duke...
  • Bone marrow may restore cells lost in vision diseases

    06/10/2006 3:49:21 PM PDT · by Coleus · 3 replies · 378+ views
    Eurek Alert ^ | 06.08.06 | John D. Pastor
    UF finding could lead to approaches to treat macular degeneration GAINESVILLE, Fla. - University of Florida scientists conducting experiments with mice have found evidence that the body naturally replenishes small amounts of cells in the eye essential for healthy vision. The finding may shatter the belief that a cell layer vital for eyesight called the retinal pigment epithelium, or RPE, is a nonrenewable resource, say researchers writing in a recent issue of Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. RPE plays a vital role in our visual health by forming the outer barrier of the retina and supporting the function of cells...