Ky. stewards suspend trainer McLaughlin
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin said Wednesday he won’t challenge a 30-day suspension for violating horse medication rules in Kentucky, although he insisted he was trying to prevent his horses from coughing, not give them an edge.
STOCKHOLM — Two Americans and an Israeli scientist won the 2009 Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for atom-by-atom mapping of the protein-making factories within cells — a feat that has spurred the development of antibiotics.
STOCKHOLM — Americans Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Carol W. Greider and Jack W. Szostak won the 2009 Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discovering a key mechanism in the genetic operations of cells, an insight that has inspired new lines of research into cancer.
GENEVA — The International Equestrian Federation has been advised to create an independent investigation unit to help clean up lingering drug problems in the sport.
CHICAGO — A new study links hormone therapy for prostate cancer with a higher risk of death in older men who’ve had serious heart problems.