cancer DNAAccording to Times Online for December 17, researchers led by Professor Mike Stratton of the Cancer Genome Project at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute near Cambridge, England, have cracked the genetic codes of two human cancers: small-cell lung cancer and malignant melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.

ClintonU.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is promising delegates to the UN Climate Change Conference billions in foreign aid to developing countries. She's also promising commitment to forming an international authority with regulatory powers over energy and the environment.

Propaganda WarriorCOPENHAGEN — Taking their cue from radical environmentalist political stunts, global warming “skeptics” in Copenhagen for the United Nations Climate Change Conference served up their own attempts at headline-grabbing actions to protest the agenda.

COPENHAGEN — Fossil fuels may be the main targeted villains at the United Nation's Climate Conference, but the activist non-governmental organizations (NGOs) at the summit have let it be known that nuclear power is just as unacceptable to them as coal or oil.

Iran test fired an improved version of its Sejil 2 medium-range missile on December 16, increasing tensions between Iran and Western powers. The Sejil 2 has a range of about 1,200 miles.