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4 years 3 weeks ago

IVF pioneer wins Nobel Prize for medicine

Robert Edwards of Britain has won the 2010 Nobel Prize in medicine for the development of in-vitro fertilization, a breakthrough that has helped millions of infertile couples to have children. Edwards and Patrick Steptoe, who died in 1988, developed the IVF technique, in which egg cells are fertilized outside...

4 years 9 months ago

Humane Society managers settle lawsuit

Former managers of the Colorado Humane Society won't be allowed to open more shelters under an agreement with the state. The Colorado Humane Society came under fire in 2008. The state sued the charity, saying it mismanaged funds and euthanized animals to make room for more adoptable pets. ...

5 years 4 weeks ago

U.S., Iranian diplomats hold rare 1-on-1 talks

U.S. and Iranian delegates met for rare one-on-one talks as world powers began high-stakes discussions Thursday to demand a halt to Iran's nuclear activities, a U.S. official said. Under Secretary of State William Burns met with Saeed Jalili, Tehran's chief negotiator, according to U.S. spokesman Robert Wood. Western...

5 years 1 month ago

Teen accused in threat on western Colorado school

Mesa County sheriff's officials have arrested a student accused in a potential threat against Palisade High School. Sheriff's officials said Tuesday that 18-year-old Robert Dell Johnson of Grand Junction was being held on charges of criminal solicitation and interference with an educational institution. Details of the potential threat and what...

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