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Pinch of DNA to reconstruct a suspect's face may help Fla. police

Coral Gables - For over two years, he has lurked in the shadows, terrorizing more than a dozen women and confounding police. Sometimes he touches women's feet or hair. Sometimes he sexually assaults them.

Meat smuggling a risky business in China

The Chinese government has been engaged in a months-long crackdown on illegal meat smugglers along the country's border between Hong Kong and Vietnam.

Nanotech moisturizer heals diabetic skin wounds

A new innovative ointment, that can be applied to the skin, could help diabetic patients heal painful ulcers on their feet. This is based on research conducted at Northwestern University.

Sexual assault: Man charged bizzare assaults on female feet

York Regional Police in Toronto have arrested a 28-year-old man in connection with a series of assaults on women and their feet. The alleged assaults have all taken place in the past eight days.

Why do cattle have two toes?

As a change to the conundrum "why do cows have four legs?" some biologists have put forward an answer to the question of why cows and pigs only have two toes (or rather paired hooves).

May is foot health awareness month Special

Toronto - In Canada May is foot awareness month. Kel Sherkin Past President of the Ontario Podiatric Medical Association has some foot health tips to share.

We have more than 200 fungi on our feet

Scientists in the United States have discovered that people have around 200 different types of fungi that are colonising on our feet.

After pregnancy, women will have bigger feet

According to a new study, pregnancy may increase a woman's foot size, but researchers found that the change appears to be permanent.

Man drives truck using his feet for brakes, Fred Flintstone style

Roseville, Mich. - During rush hour traffic on a busy highway people couldn't believe what they were seeing. A man was driving and had his foot out the door using it for brakes.

Man ends up being stabbed after telling woman she had smelly feet

Everett - An 18-year-old woman in the US is accused of stabbing a man in the back after he laughed at her and told her that she had smelly feet.

Work being done to develop winter tires for feet

Toronto - Researchers in Toronto are trying to find a way to reduce the number of falls on ice. They are trying to develop what they are calling winter tires for feet.

UWO researcher standing traditional foot knowledge on its head Special

Snug shoes with the attendant support they offer may not be the best answer for foot problems. A barefoot stroll down a sandy beach may be good for the soul but also for the sole - and the rest of the foot as well.

Police: 2 of 5 feet washed ashore came from same body

The Canadian Police have so far found five feet with socks on the shores of British Columbia and the only clue they have got so far is two of the five feet belonged to the same person.

Three feet wash ashore on Canadian islands

Police found three mutilated feet wearing running shoes washed ashore three times in less than a year. They are not sure whether they are from murdered victims or the remains from those who drowned.

Roommate killed over 'stinky feet'

A Texas man is accused of stabbing his roommate to death because the man complained about his "stinky feet,". The two men rented a small bedroom in a Houston apartment from a married couple who had a baby.

Op/Ed: Christians - A Call to Feet! No more Buttprints!

Following ones Christian faith is a challenge in this day and age when being of faith is scorned and attacked. It is enough to take a good Christian and twist them into a hollow complacent shell, too weary to travel on and leaving buttprints in the sand.

What are your feet saying about you?

Summer's here: time for sandals, thongs and bare feet. But did know that many people judge you by your feet?

Keep feet where they belong for safer driving during summer

The weather is warm. Summer is here. Get the top down on your convertible or roll the windows down in your car and enjoy the nice days. Stick your feet out the window. NO don't do something stupid like that!!!

This little piggy went to the market........

A man who has a foot fetish was caught videotaping women's feet at a library in California.

Gnagsta happy feet

A gangsta remix of the movie happy feet

Skydiver charged with murder after love rival fell 13,000ft to her death

A married woman who was having an affair with another skydiver plunged 13,000 ft to her death over two months ago-- a plunge that police believe was caused by her best friend, and love rival, whom they suspect tampered with her parachute.

'Happy Feet' edges out Bond prequel to top box office

Warner Bros.' animated penguin romp "Happy Feet" drew $41.5 million in its box office debut, edging out Sony's James Bond prequel, "Casino Royale.

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