Bugs, microbes and death can inform the living

It's been said that people can be judged by the company they keep. New research from Michigan State University shows that what's true for the living also is true for the dead.

Database can crack missing person cases -- if used

(AP) -- A new online database promises to crack some of the nation's 100,000 missing persons cases and provide answers to desperate families, but only a fraction of law enforcement agencies are using it.