Scientists, with the help of a pinch of fossil bone dust, have discovered that modern human beings interbred with Neanderthals tens of thousands of years ago, and that 1 to 4 percent of the genes carried by non-African people are traceable to the much-caricatured, beetle-browed cavemen.
Growth hormone injected daily for eight weeks may cut 0.4 of a second off a sprinter's time over 100 meters, according to the first study to measure the effect on athletes of a drug used to boost competitiveness.
The first cancer treatment that harnesses the power of a patient's immune system to fight tumors won government approval Thursday, a step scientists and patient groups hailed as what could be the beginning of a new era in cancer therapies.
The BC3 Board of Trustees voted unanimously to voluntarily enter the county's lawsuit against County Controller Jack McMillin at their meeting on April 21. McMillin is withholding funds from BC3, requesting the college have an independent cost analysis performed to assure taxpayer money is not being used to fund out-of-county campuses.