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Raoul Rañoa

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Raoul Rañoa is senior graphics and data journalist at the Los Angeles Times. His infographics have accompanied everything from Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative stories to features on art museums and music concerts. An avid fan of music, science fiction and nature, he spends his weekends wielding his guitar like a light saber and hiking with his wife.

Recent Articles

  • How stem cell therapy could replace Tommy John surgery to repair muscles

    How stem cell therapy could replace Tommy John surgery to repair muscles

    Stem cell therapy could replace traditional ligament-replacement surgery as the first option to repair partial ulnar collateral ligament tears in pitchers' elbows. The Angels' Garrett Richards and Andrew Heaney each opted to undergo the 20-minute therapy procedure. If it works, they could return...

  • Coming up: A very tricky turn for #ET94

    Coming up: A very tricky turn for #ET94

    Space shuttle tank move: ET94 arrives home May 21, 2016, 9:11 p.m. The fuel tank arrived at Exposition Park at about 6:15 p.m. It sailed through its route from Marina Del Rey to the California Science Center, arriving far ahead of schedule. 11:25 A.M. Raoul Rañoa Coming up: A very tricky turn for...

  • Where can I see the space shuttle tank today? #ETComesHome

    Where can I see the space shuttle tank today? #ETComesHome

    Space shuttle tank move: ET94 arrives home May 21, 2016, 9:11 p.m. The fuel tank arrived at Exposition Park at about 6:15 p.m. It sailed through its route from Marina Del Rey to the California Science Center, arriving far ahead of schedule. 6:40 P.M. Raoul Rañoa Where can I see the space shuttle...

  • How bitcoin works

    How bitcoin works

    If Craig Wright is who he says he is, the Australian entrepreneur is the creator of bitcoin previously known only by the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto -- who is supposedly worth about 1 million bitcoins, or some $450 million. But how exactly do you use the digital currency? Take a look at how bitcoins...

  • 'A dire prediction' on melting ice sheets and rising sea levels

    'A dire prediction' on melting ice sheets and rising sea levels

    The predictions only get worse.  In 2007, a United Nations panel of scientists studying the rise of sea level related to climate change predicted that, if nothing was done to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, seas could rise by about 2 feet by 2100. By 2013, the panel had increased its forecast...

  • How the space shuttle’s external fuel tank will travel to the California Science Center

    How the space shuttle’s external fuel tank will travel to the California Science Center

    Read more: Last flight-qualified space shuttle fuel tank in existence begins its journey to L.A. The last external tank The last flight-qualified space shuttle external fuel tank in existence is expected to arrive at Marina del Rey's Fisherman’s Village about May 18. The tank’s 16- to 18-hour journey...

  • How the iPhone's security measures work

    How the iPhone's security measures work

    An FBI request that Apple develop software to bypass the security barriers of the iPhone 5C belonging to San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook has highlighted Apple’s encryption methods — technology that uses 256—bit encryption to keep data private. How it works: Read more: While the FBI battles...

  • Losses mount as compensation soars at Los Angeles County Fair Assn.

    Losses mount as compensation soars at Los Angeles County Fair Assn.

    Red ink continues to flow at the nonprofit that runs the L.A. County fairgrounds, which has posted five straight years of losses. During that time, compensation has climbed for the nonprofit's highest-paid executives. Read more: Salaries higher for Los Angeles County Fair Assn. executives as financial...

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