Bobbie Lazar

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Nevada judge halts execution of convicted killer after drug company files suit

LAS VEGAS — A judge has halted the execution of a twice-convicted killer who had been scheduled to be put to death in Nevada Wednesday night with an untried three-drug lethal injection.<p>Clark County District Court Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez filed a temporary injunction against the use of midazolam …

Las Vegas

Scientists use gene editing to eliminate HIV DNA in live mice

A team of scientists have snipped away HIV DNA from the genome of live mice using a CRISPR system, and the rodents lived to (kinda) tell the tale. It's still much too early to call the method a possible cure, but the fact that it worked on a living animal opens up a lot of possibilities. Will it …

Genetics

He's Just Woven The World's Finest Panama Hat. But Who Will Buy It?

Early one morning in June, a Panama hat weaver named Simon Espinal sat down to work at a wooden table in his house in Pile, an obscure village hidden in the hills near Montecristi, in Ecuador's steamy coastal lowlands.<p>Selecting eight threadlike strands of toquilla straw from a special stock of …