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UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 6, 2014.
By United Press International
See Jamie Lynn Spears in her wedding dress [PHOTOS]

See Jamie Lynn Spears in her wedding dress [PHOTOS]

March 17 (UPI) -- Jamie Lynn Spears married James Watson in New Orleans over the weekend.
Kate Stanton

Homeowner with gun, female ex-boxer stop burglary

OAK HILL, Fla., Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Three burglary suspects were caught after being interrupted by a gun-firing Florida homeowner, helped by a neighbor who is an ex-boxer neighbor, police say.

List of Nobel Prize in Medicine winners

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- List of Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine winners:
New map identifies Earth regions most vulnerable to climate change

New map identifies Earth regions most vulnerable to climate change

NEW YORK, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. and Australian scientists say they've created a map identifying the areas of the Earth most vulnerable and least vulnerable to climate change.

U.S. coordinating offshore safety strategy

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Energy said it was teaming up with the Interior Department to coordinate efforts to ensure safe offshore oil and gas production.

U.S. proposes offshore safety overhaul

WASHINGTON, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- A U.S. offshore energy regulator said it was proposing new rules to address oil and natural gas operations with technological advancements in mind.
Google doodle celebrates Rosalind Franklin, DNA research pioneer

Google doodle celebrates Rosalind Franklin, DNA research pioneer

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 25 (UPI) -- A Google doodle is celebrating the birth date of British biophysicist Rosalind Franklin, whose work helped uncover the double helix shape of DNA.

Extradition sought for Colombian suspects

BOGOTA, July 3 (UPI) -- U.S. authorities said they are seeking the extradition of seven members of a gang who allegedly killed a Drug Enforcement Administration official in Colombia.
Letter by DNA Nobel winner Crick brings $5.3 million at auction

Letter by DNA Nobel winner Crick brings $5.3 million at auction

NEW YORK, April 11 (UPI) -- A letter by scientist Francis Crick describing his discovery of the double helix shape of DNA has been sold for $5.3 million in New York, an auction house says.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, April 6, 2013.
By United Press International
Nobel Prize for DNA find to be auctioned

Nobel Prize for DNA find to be auctioned

NEW YORK, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- One of the Nobel Prize medals awarded in 1962 for the discovery of the structure of DNA will be auctioned in New York City, Heritage Auctions in Texas says.
'Quadruple' form of DNA helix discovered

'Quadruple' form of DNA helix discovered

CAMBRIDGE, England, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- DNA, normally structured as a double helix, has been seen in a "quadruple helix" form in human cells and could be related to cancer, British researchers say.

U.S. weighing next steps in gulf rig fire

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- A U.S. safety board said it was collecting evidence before deciding what enforcement actions are needed in response to last week's Gulf of Mexico oil blaze.

Body of one missing oil rig worker found

BATON ROUGE, La., Nov. 17 (UPI) -- One of two workers missing after an explosion and fire on a Gulf of Mexico oil rig was found Saturday evening, the company said.
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