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  • Saving lives one step at a time

    Saving lives one step at a time
    For years people around the country have been climbing mountains for CureDuchenne. As they raise money and awareness, they also get younger. Most recently, 8-year-old Tyler Armstrong climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro and helped raise about $40,000 for the Newport...
  • UCI develops app that stores DNA info on smartphones

    Computer scientists at UC Irvine have developed an app that stores encrypted segments of DNA information on smartphones, giving way to countless possible medical and social uses, according to KTLA. Developers say the app, called GenoDroid, could be used...
  • A teen with a lot of heart

    A Costa Mesa teen diagnosed with congestive heart failure in November returned home with a new heart Tuesday, after three months chained to an artificial pumping device in UCLA Medical Center's intensive care unit. "It felt weird, but it felt great,"...
  • The art of gadgetry

    The art of gadgetry
    Light boxes. Electrophoresis gels. Enzymes. DNA images. No, we aren't taking inventory of laboratory equipment. These are components of Paul Vanouse's "Evidence…Works," which will be exhibited at UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts...
  • D.A. touts DNA database in Newport

    Orange County's district attorney touted the success of his office's DNA database during a Tuesday speech to members of the Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce. Tony Rackauckas told about 30 lunchtime diners gathered at the Five Crowns Restaurant that...
  • Transient linked to cold case in Arizona

    A local transient has been linked through his DNA sample to an unsolved case in Arizona and faces extradition Thursday back to that state, authorities said in a news release. In September, police in Chandler, Ariz., reached out to Newport Beach police...
  • The Coastal Gardener: The juicy details on growing citrus

    The Coastal Gardener: The juicy details on growing citrus
    Lance Walheim might be just about the smartest guy around when it comes to growing citrus in gardens. Lance is a professional citrus grower, co-founder of California Citrus Specialties, a commercial grower of dozens of citrus, including many lesser-...
  • Pet Of The Week

    Regent, a Bengal cat, was diagnosed with kidney disease at 9 years old. That is when I learned about the importance of feeding canned food to cats. Before Regent's diagnosis, I supported the popular 1970s theory that cats only needed dry food. I was...
  • Community Commentary: Knowing your genetic risk can save your life

    An Ashkenazi Jewish woman in her 50s, Rachel, is diagnosed with breast cancer. Her mother, Sadie, age 80, has a history of melanoma, which was treated successfully. Sadie's younger sister, Zelda, died of breast cancer in her early 40s many years ago....
  • Driver to serve three years for fatal hit-and-run

    A driver whose SUV struck and killed a bicyclist from Irvine in a December 2009 hit-and-run accident in Newport Beach received a three-year state prison sentence Friday, according to the Orange County district attorney's office. Patricia Ann Izquieta,...
  • The Coastal Gardener: Plant fascination can be addictive

    What's wrong with me? I just dumped another horticultural ambition. Four years of hard work gone in one afternoon. Is there anyone else out there with a similar diagnosis? Four years ago I became fascinated by a rather small group of succulent plants,...
  • My Pet World: 'Talking' pooch likely has no idea what he's saying

    Question: My dog talks to me and says, "I wuv you." I'm not crazy; that's exactly what it sounds like! You've mentioned that parrots are the only animals that can mimic speech. Can't dogs do this, too? — C.B., Montreal Answer: I think you have a...