California mother, boyfriend face ‘murder and torture’ payment in 10-year-archaic boy’s death, officers affirm

Los Angeles County prosecutors have charged a mother and her boyfriend with murder and torture in the death of Anthony Avalos, the woman’s 10-year-old son.  (David Barron via AP) Authorities in California on Friday said they have charged a 10-year-old boy’s mother and her boyfriend with murder and torture following the child’s death earlier this…

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‘Time to circulation’: US ambassador to Estonia without warning resigns over Trump’s assaults on allies

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Connection between genes, response to environmental chemical substances

Why do individuals respond differently to the same environment? Researchers from North Carolina State University and Oregon State University have pinpointed a genetic difference in zebrafish tied to differing responses to the same environmental chemical. The work could have implications for identifying genetic factors that explain differential chemical sensitivity. “We believe that the interplay between…

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