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

  • 'Punk rock' snail named for the Clash's Joe Strummer

    'Punk rock' snail named for the Clash's Joe Strummer

    Scientists have named a spiky shelled, deep-sea snail after Joe Strummer, the late lead vocalist and guitarist from the famed British punk band the Clash. The researchers say the name highlights the "hardcore" nature of the snail, now known as Alviniconcha strummeri, which lives in one of the hottest,...

  • CERN gets ready to smash more protons together

    CERN gets ready to smash more protons together

    The Large Hadron Collider at CERN is once again getting ready to smash protons together, hoping to find evidence of elusive and exotic particles that have never been detected before. The largest and fastest particle accelerator in the world, located in Geneva, will officially start up again in...

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