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Unavoidable typos in DNA help fuel cancer

| | Mar 23 2017 - 11:46am | Comments

WASHINGTON — Cancer patients often wonder “why me?” Does their tumor run in the family? Did they try hard enough to avoid risks like smoking, too much sun or a bad diet?

  1. | Posted: Jan 13 2017 - 12:54pm

    To make a great pan sauce you need just a few simple ingredients. One of those ingredients are shallots.

  2. | Posted: Jan 13 2017 - 12:34pm

    We’re always hearing about a new food item that’s great for us. Drink more wheatgrass, add acai to your bowl, sip some bone broth.

  3. Posted: Jan 13 2017 - 12:05am

    DENVER, Pa. — A police officer responding to a crash wound up driving a surgeon, an assistant and a donated liver to a Philadelphia hospital for an emergency transplant.

  4. | Posted: Jan 12 2017 - 10:00am

    Listen closely to those baboon calls — they may tell you a thing or two about human speech. Scientists who studied baboons’ wahoos, yaks, barks and other vocalizations have found evidence of five vowel-like sounds — a sign that the physical capacity for speech may have evolved over much longer timescales than previously thought.

  5. Posted: Jan 12 2017 - 12:05am

    MONMOUTH, Ore. — A cow stranded on ice in western Oregon experienced what might be called a moo-ving rescue.

  6. | Posted: Jan 10 2017 - 12:05am

    You can have this homemade quiche ready in just 25 minutes. I like to serve a warm, inviting quiche for a quick midweek supper, but don’t want to fuss with pastry dough. The secret to saving time and calories is to use bread crumbs for the crust instead. You can still slice and serve the quiche with this crust.

  7. | Posted: Jan 10 2017 - 12:05am

    In winter, we love to feel the burn.

  8. | Posted: Jan 10 2017 - 12:05am

    Coconut pie was one of my maternal grandfather’s signature desserts. He would normally prepare them on a Saturday afternoon so they would be ready for Sunday dinner.

  9. | Posted: Jan 8 2017 - 12:05am

    Landscape designers in cities are creating quieter living spaces by using trees to mute loud noises like sirens and air brakes. It’s called “soundscaping,” and it aims to restore peaceful, natural sounds like wind whispering through leaves, birds chirping or rain dripping from branches.

  10. | Posted: Jan 8 2017 - 12:05am

    Gorgeous shades of yellow have become increasingly popular in home decor, a trend that seems set to continue in the coming year. Yellow is prominent in the Sherwin-Williams color forecast for 2017, while Pantone describes their new “color of the year,” called Greenery, as “a fresh and zesty yellow-green.”

  11. | Posted: Jan 6 2017 - 11:38am

    Sweet and tart balsamic vinegar dresses up pork scaloppini. Broccoli Raab (also called rapini or broccoli rabe), is best when small or young. It has a nutty and slightly bitter taste.

  12. Posted: Jan 6 2017 - 12:05am

    DORMONT, Pa. — Some auto shops offer 10-minute oil change service. That still would have been about seven minutes too long for a Pennsylvania woman who gave birth while the oil in her husband’s pickup was being changed at an auto dealership.

  13. Posted: Jan 6 2017 - 12:05am

    BERLIN — Easter has come early to the German North Sea island of Langeoog.

  14. | Posted: Jan 5 2017 - 12:15pm

    Raising small flocks of backyard chickens has been a trend among city dwellers for a decade or so, and putting the birds to work can be a boon to gardens. You can use them for tilling, grubbing for worms and for their manure, which makes excellent free fertilizer.

  15. | Posted: Jan 5 2017 - 12:15pm

    Decor trends take us on a little emotional journey every season. Some speak to how we’re feeling, some to how we want to feel.