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- DNA evidence analyzed this summer cleared JonBenet's family of her murder. The man who spearheaded that investigation uses the same techniques used in crime-solving to ID the badly charred remains of 9/11 victims and soldiers and is hoping to spread the DNA technology to new areas.
- The outlook for best-performing corporations is getting more bleak by the second. So imagine what the forecast is for under-performing firms.
- Scientists are looking into the possibility of a fifth dimension and are designing an experiment that would help determine whether additional dimensions exist.
- Pompeii - The Sequel? Could be. The magma chamber in Mount Vesuvius is rising and researchers cannot rule out the possibility of a second catastrophic eruption. If the volcano were to blow, conditions would be reminiscent of the first explosion when hot poisonous gas enveloped the area and the ocean came to a boil.