Barry Morphew’s bond set at $500,000 cash only, affidavit to be posted

CHAFFEE COUNTY, Colo. — Judge Patrick Murphy has ruled Barry Morphew’s case will be bound over to trial and while awaiting trial he can post a cash-only bond of $500,000. He is charged with first-degree murder of his wife, Suzanne Morphew who disappeared on Mother’s Day weekend in 2020. Her body hasn’t been found but she is presumed dead.
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VPSO Arrest Report September 15, 2021

The following bookings were logged by the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office:. Bradley Gene Brittain, age 24, of Leesville, was arrested on an outstanding Traffic Bench Warrant. Bond has not been set and Brittain remains in the VPSO jail. Cody Lee Murray, age 28, of Leesville, was arrested on an outstanding...
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Rapid Metabolic Phenotyping in SARS-CoV-2

Interest in metabolic phenotyping has dramatically increased in recent years. Individual metabolic phenotypes, determined by a complex history of gene-environment interactions, may be linked to disease risks, and population-based profiling has been widely applied to expand the biochemical knowledge of a range of diseases as well as in effort to understand patterns of disease severity.
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Synthetic biology’s biggest cheerleader takes his company public

Sitting in his living room in a white lounge chair, Ginkgo Bioworks CEO Jason Kelly is holding up a worn copy of Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park. “I was like, I’ve got to nerd out. I haven’t read Jurassic Park since I was 12,” he says. The rereading of Jurassic Park...

In Memory of Norm MacDonald – A Fan’s Tribute

I am certain that many of you have heard the sad news that Norm MacDonald passed away this past Tuesday at the age of 61. He had been fighting an unspecified form of cancer for the past nine years but had not told anybody. In typical Norm fashion, he didn’t want to make this anybody’s business and didn’t want special treatment from his fans or the public.

Genetic Modification Aims to Bring Back Woolly Mammoths

Widespread human hunting, as well as a warming climate, led to the extinction of woolly mammoths about 10,000 years ago. Thanks to a startup called Colossal, scientists will be using a revolutionary gene-editing technology named CRISPR in an attempt to bring back woolly mammoths, according to The plan is...

Novo Nordisk, Broad Institute Partner to Uncover Genetic Links to Disease

The Novo Nordisk Foundation is partnering with the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard University to launch a massive genetic data mining project that aims to gain deeper insight into how human genetic variants affect risk for common complex diseases. The launch of the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Genomic...

NIFA grant funds OSU molecular genetics research into vital pollinators

Media Contact: Harrison Hill | Research Communications Specialist | 405-744-5827 | A bustling laboratory at Oklahoma State University is trying to develop resources and genetic tools to assist scientists who are trying to understand why pollinators are in decline — especially honey bees. Honey bees and the beekeeping industry...

Innovative ‘Gene Suppressing’ Injection Will Treat High Cholesterol Levels

Gene therapy uses genes to treat or prevent disease. In the future, gene silencing can be used to treat common health problems. Recently, UK’s NHS has approved a new cholesterol-lowering jab based on gene silencing technique. This jab will be administered to 300,000 people over the next three years, marking the first use of gene-silencing to treat common diseases.

Boy getting ‘most expensive drug’ for genetic condition is ‘best thing ever’

A couple who fought for their young son to have “the most expensive drug in the world” to treat his genetic condition say they are “overwhelmed” after he finally got the treatment.Rosie-Mae Walton and Wes Powell had been desperately trying to raise cash for their son Marley to have the £1.8 million genetic drug Zolgensma in the United States when it was licensed in the UK and NHS England struck a landmark deal with the American manufacturer.Marley, who is now 16 months old and has Type 1 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), was given the one-off treatment of the “miracle drug”...

Cyborg debate: when technology gets under your skin and the genetic scissors come

Patrick Kramer, self-proclaimed Chief Cyborg Officer, wants to make implanting microchips under the skin more palatable to more people. Billions of RFID cards are currently in circulation, for example to open house doors or start motorbikes and cars, the biohacker said on Thursday in a debate on the “human-machine interface” at the Telefónica Basecamp in Berlin. These represented a “major ecological factor”.

Red Angus Association approves gene-edited traits for animal registration

The Red Angus Association of America announced Wednesday (Sept. 15, 2021) they will provide herdbook registry of Red Angus animals carrying gene-edited traits for heat tolerance and coat color. Both trait approvals originate from specific genetic alterations designed and submitted by Acceligen, a technology company pioneering commercialization of gene-edited food...

Gene Littles, hoops pioneer, NC A&T coach, passes

Gene Littles made a name for himself as a pioneering basketball star at High Point College and returned to the Carolinas after a pro career to coach the NC A&T Aggies to two MEAC championships. He went on to become head coach of two NBA teams. The post Gene Littles, hoops pioneer, NC A&T coach, passes appeared first on HBCU Gameday.
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Harley Gene Seirp

BICKNELL — Harley Gene Seirp, 80, of Vincennes, went into eternal rest on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021. Harley was born Sept. 18, 1940, in Bicknell to the late Bill Serip and Esther McGiffen. He grew up at Monroe City, graduating in 1958, and he later moved to Freelandville in 1967. Harley’s occupations were director of transportation for Agrico Chemical Company Southern Indiana, manger of Freelandville Farm Services (IH dealer), and salesman for T.A. Brouliette and Sons. His passion was riding motorcycles. He was a lifetime member of the Goldwing Association, member of the Kentucky Colonel Association of Kentucky, and American Motorcycle Association. He enjoyed many hours of stock car racing, and customizing his vehicles.
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Larry Consolver

Larry Gene Consolver went to be with the Lord on August 27, 2021; peacefully entering into eternity while resting in his home and surrounded by his daughters. He was born on March 23, 1940 to Lawrence F. Consolver and Edna M. (Dougherty) Consolver. Larry grew up in Des Moines, Iowa....