| May 19, 2009
Publicist for Broadway, Hollywood
Lee Solters, 89, a longtime publicist who worked with some of the biggest names of Broadway and Hollywood, died Monday of natural causes at his home in West Hollywood, according to Jerry Digney, his...
| Feb 10, 2009
Xiangzhong "Jerry" Yang, who was born in poverty to a family of pig farmers in rural China but escaped to become a leading researcher in cloning technology, cloning the first farm animal in the U.S. and demonstrating the viability of such animals, died...
| May 27, 2009
Robert F. Furchgott, one of three American scientists awarded the 1998 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for their discovery that nitric oxide transmits signals within the human body, died May 19 in Seattle. He was 92.
Furchgott, formerly of the...
| Feb 15, 2009
Words & Ideas
Reza Aslan The author of "How to Win a Cosmic War: Why We're Losing the War on Terror" will discuss and sign his new book. Craft and Folk Art Museum, 5814 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. 3 p.m. Free with museum admission. (323) 937-4230....
| Aug 24, 2008
FOURTEEN months ago, Richard Ehrlich left his office at the UCLA Medical Center, flew to Berlin and rented the best digital camera available. With the 39-megapixel Hasselblad safely stowed, he drove about 250 miles to the small town of Bad Arolsen and...
| Oct 12, 2008
Travelers lugging laptop computers worry about losing them, with good reason. The hardware is worth hundreds or thousands, and lost or stolen data could be priceless.
But safeguarding your machine is no cinch.
Just ask Luke M. Ford, founder and chief...
| Nov 7, 2008
Robert H. Foote, the Cornell University researcher who pioneered the study of DNA synthesis in the testes, in vitro fertilization and other aspects of reproduction and who was the last surviving officer of World War II's famed "Go for Broke" 442nd...
| Apr 25, 2008
One week after taking over as chairman and chief executive of BMG Label Group, Barry Weiss appears to be toiling away behind the scenes, unconcerned about the long shadow cast by his predecessor, Clive Davis.
Living with Davis' outsize legacy is...
| Aug 8, 2007
Hal Fishman, the award-winning KTLA-TV Channel 5 news anchor who was a Los Angeles broadcasting fixture for nearly 50 years, died Tuesday, the station announced. He was 75.
Fishman died at 3 a.m. at his Brentwood home with his family at his side. He...
| Dec 15, 2008
Arthur R. Kantrowitz, a physicist and inventor whose research pioneered the development of nose cones for rockets as well as pumps to help failing hearts move blood more effectively, died of heart failure Nov. 29 at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City....
| Dec 28, 2008
Science and medical leaders
Judah Folkman, 74; groundbreaking cancer researcher (Jan. 14)
Peter Staudhammer, 73; TRW engineer helped design the engine that landed astronauts on the moon
Werner K. Dahm, 90; aerodynamics expert worked on the early...