A French Canadian boy who was born deaf is one of the first such patients to receive an auditory brainstem implant.
Alfonso Hernandez stands before a mural of Jesus Christ being ferried on a lion-drawn carriage, trailed by Catholic bishops and priests. Behind them, scores of men in crisp suits ? some smiling, some somber, one in dark shades ? kneel as they watch the procession.
Call it extreme parenting: Scientists announced the discovery of a deep sea octopus mom that faithfully guarded the same clutch of eggs for a record-breaking 4-1/2 years.
In a small, utilitarian office in Glendale, Ron Henderson methodically jotted down equations for Isaac Newton's Three Laws of Motion on a whiteboard next to his desk.
Every school day, students at Carlsbad High tune in their classroom televisions to a news show produced by its award-winning broadcast journalism program.
You may think you?re better at reading than you are at math (or vice versa), but new research suggests you?re probably equally good (or bad) at both. The reason: The genes that determine a person?s ability to tackle one subject influence their aptitude at the other, accounting for about half...
The gig: John Krafcik is president of TrueCar, a car-buying website and app, which uses pricing data from other buyers to match consumers with a network of dealers. Krafcik, 52, previously was chief executive of Hyundai Motor America. Jump start: Krafcik was a car guy from Day One. With a mechanically inclined dad — plus five older brothers and two older sisters — Krafcik was imprinted with the car gene "in a very major way" by the time he was 2, he said. One brother was in the Navy and returned home in a series of Corvettes, including a 1965 (with side pipes), a '68 and a '69. ------------ FOR THE RECORD: TrueCar president: In the June 8 Business section,...