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Legislation would give raw milk a place of its own at state's table
Man accused of killing child out on bond
Local outreach picks up for veterans
Noem's human trafficking provision passes U.S. House
Enrollment hits new high at MTI
Beefing up cancer care
COLUMN: Agriculture remains a top priority in the new Congress
South Dakota leading sunflower state for 2nd straight year
'Time is ripe' for food hubs
THUNE: New South Dakota delegation will hit the ground running
Tiger women focused for final 7 games
Behm joins DWU women's soccer team
Fossum hired as DWU cross country, track and field head coach
Seahawks' Lynch: 'I'm here so I won't get fined'
DWU to host football signing party Feb. 7
Mitchell Toastmasters hold Jan. 22 meeting
Local bridge club holds meeting Jan.12
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds January meeting.
Pleasure Pals hold January meeting
Wonder Workers hold January meeting
Gary L. Engel
Louise Delia Olson
DUFFET: A response to President Obama's new higher education initiative
WOSTER: A wildly popular 'program' that never made a second season
OUR VIEW: Find middle ground between road funding bills
COLUMN: Why we need an opportunity economy
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Lake Oahe conditions improving for walleyes, other game fish
WILTZ: Just how good are American sniper rifles?
South Dakota fishing, hunting licenses expire Saturday
Legislation would allow bullheads as bait in South Dakota
WILTZ: Don’t lose an awareness of brutal SD weather
Men involved in Brule Co. standoff plead not guilty by reason of insanity
January 14, 2015
Genome deals raise questions on privacy, sharing health data
BOSTON — In three recent deals, drugmakers are betting that personal genetic maps will finally fulfill their early promise to unlock secrets and cure diseases. At the same time, the agreements revived questions about privacy protections and how useful personal genetic data will...
news / nation
January 14, 2015 - 4:51pm
December 19, 2013
Avera pioneers genetic testing for pain meds
Avera Medical Group is pioneering a genetics-based approach to offer more personalized treatment for patients recovering from surgery. Avera officials announced Wednesday that patients treated by orthopedic surgeons at two Avera facilities — Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in...
news / state
December 19, 2013 - 10:31am
September 27, 2013
Senate seeks to reverse law on engineered crops
By Mary Clare Jalonick WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is seeking to reverse a controversial law that allows farmers to harvest genetically modified crops even when the crops are caught up in legal battles. The law, passed as part of a spending bill earlier this year, has become...
news / nation
September 27, 2013 - 2:01pm
June 14, 2013
Court: Isolated human genes cannot be patented
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously threw out attempts to patent human genes, siding with advocates who say the multi-billion-dollar biotechnology industry should not have exclusive control over genetic information found inside the human body. But the...
June 14, 2013 - 6:48am
March 13, 2013
Genetics expert to talk nutrition at SDSU
BROOKINGS (AP) -- The president of the American Society of Human Genetics will be at South Dakota State University next week to talk about the role nutrition plays in genetics. Jeff Murray is a professor of pediatrics, epidemiology, nursing and biological sciences at the University...
March 13, 2013 - 8:29am
February 21, 2013
GUEBERT: Seed patents before US Supreme Court
The world's biggest seed company never saw Vernon Hugh Bowman coming. It should have because, beginning in May 1999, the self-described, 75-year-old "eccentric bachelor," who farms 300 acres of corn, soybeans and rusting machinery near Sandborn, Ind., wrote the Monsanto Co. letter...
opinion / columns
February 21, 2013 - 1:31pm
July 27, 2012
Hutterite gene: SD researchers study lethal syndrome affecting infants
Three Hutterite women gather around a table at Oak Lane Colony in rural Alexandria, relishing the air conditioning. It's mid-afternoon, and they've...
July 27, 2012 - 11:27pm