Los Angeles Times

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

  • What sweat can tell you about your health

    What sweat can tell you about your health

    Scientists have devised a wearable sweat monitor that keeps tabs on your health by monitoring the chemical composition of your perspiration. The new device, described Wednesday in Nature, is flexible enough to move with the body and has Bluetooth capabilities so it can send information in real...

  • What a 10,000-year-old massacre can tell us about the origins of human violence

    What a 10,000-year-old massacre can tell us about the origins of human violence

    On the banks of an ancient lagoon in Kenya, researchers have found evidence of a massacre that occurred 10,000 years ago. The skeletal remains of 12 adult victims discovered in Nataruk, near Lake Turkana, tell a grim story of merciless violence by one group of hunter-gatherers against another --...

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