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Deborah Netburn

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.
Can simulating evolution on a computer explain our enormous brains?

Ecology was the major factor driving the evolution of our big human brains, with cooperative behavior and competition between groups accounting for the rest, according to a new study.

March for Our Rights rally at L.A. City Hall takes aim at 'sanctuary state' law

A grass-roots organization march for our rights holds a rally to protest "sanctuary" cities on Saturday afternoon at City Hall.

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