Deborah Netburn

Writer

Deborah Netburn is a science reporter for the Los Angeles Times. She began her journalism career at the New York Observer in 1999, and has covered residential real estate, rich kids in Manhattan, entertainment, home and garden, national news, and technology. She has worked at the Los Angeles Times since 2006.

Recent Articles

  • Another casualty of climate change: A good night's sleep

    Another casualty of climate change: A good night's sleep

    It’s no surprise that a change in our planet’s climate would affect our coastlines, our weather patterns and our food supply. But here’s something you may not have considered before: Global warming might also affect how well we sleep at night. In a paper published Friday in Science Advances, researchers...

  • Whales are the largest animals on Earth. Now we know why they got so big

    Whales are the largest animals on Earth. Now we know why they got so big

    You have the privilege of sharing the planet with the largest animal that ever lived on Earth. The great blue whale, which can be found in every ocean around the globe, is bigger than any dinosaur you’ve seen in a museum. It can weigh as much as 24 elephants and grow longer than two school buses....

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