| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:10 PM
This post has been corrected. See note at bottom.
Subtle surface deformities in a deep brain region vital for movement and learning have been linked to risks for attention deficit and other disorders among premature infants, according to a new study....
| May 20, 2013
| 6:36 AM
An American woman arrives in China to retrace the steps of her deceased daughter from a video diary the daughter kept of her trip to the 2008 Beijing Olympics. A young flautist travels to Beijing to audition for a conservatory. A seamstress for a...
| May 14, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Citizen scientists, environmentalists and anyone who lives near a power plant -- your services are requested. Climate change scientist Kevin Robert Gurney needs your help in a grand undertaking: the mapping of all the power plants in the world.
| Jun 15, 2012
| 9:35 PM
A Rowland Heights doctor charged with murder in connection with fatal overdoses from prescription drugs provided one woman with hundreds of addictive painkiller pills a week and wrote prescriptions for the patient’s husband without ever examining...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 1:03 PM
The California Institute of Technology once again tops the ranks of the world’s best research universities, while University of California campuses at Berkeley and Los Angeles maintained their top 20 positions despite massive state funding cuts to...
| Sep 13, 2012
Cancer is running out of places to hide. A new blood test can ferret out a single cancer cell tucked away among a billion healthy cells. Radiologists are using crystal-clear 3-D mammograms to find suspicious spots and lumps that they never could have seen...
| Apr 28, 2012
Mitt Romney on the stump, singles at the bar, car salesmen on the lot: All sorts of people are practicing the art of persuasion, with varying degrees of success.
We like to think that we make our own decisions, that we're in control. But we're all open...
| Oct 10, 2010
The "Big One" that has been forecast for the San Andreas fault could end up being bigger than earthquake experts previously thought.
Recent research showing that a section of the fault is long overdue for a major earthquake has some scientists saying...
| Jan 4, 2012
Doo-wop singer with Dion and the Belmonts
Fred Milano, 72, a singer who made rock 'n' roll history on doo-wop hits with Dion and the Belmonts in the 1950s, died Sunday, three weeks after his lung cancer was diagnosed, said Warren Gradus, who...
| Jan 9, 2012
Sidney W. Benson
Former USC chemistry professor
Sidney W. Benson, 93, a chemistry professor who was scientific co-director of USC's Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute, died Dec. 30 at his home in Brentwood of complications from a stroke, the...