Displaying items 13-24 of 39 » View latimes.com items only< Previous 1 2 3 4 Next >
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterGregory Cochran has always been drawn to puzzles. This one had been gnawing at him for several years: Why are European Jews prone to so many deadly genetic diseases? Tay-Sachs disease. Canavan disease. More than a dozen more. It offended Cochran's sense...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe pace of human evolution has been increasing at a stunning rate since our ancestors began spreading through Europe, Asia and Africa 40,000 years ago, quickening to 100 times historical levels after agriculture became widespread, according to a study...
Premium Health News ServiceRembrandt instinctively understood it. In many of his portraits, he painted the hands of his subjects with as much care as the face. Hands speak volumes about the sitter's status, age and lifestyle, be they the gnarled, wrinkled hands of a poor woman or...
The Times-Tribune, Scranton, Pa.Nine years ago a group of area physicians sat around a table and shared a dream. They wanted students to be able to become doctors in Northeast Pennsylvania. That dream comes true today. This morning, at a commencement celebration at the Mohegan Sun...
The Fresno BeeReedley College should have a new president by early June. State Center Community College District trustees, who interviewed three finalists for the job on Thursday, are expected to announce their decision at the June 4 board meeting, said Lucy Ruiz,...
Standard-Examiner, Ogden, UtahOgden Preparatory Academy will be saying goodbye to its beloved principal, Kathy Thornburg, in June, but the school's chief administrator is confident that the environment she helped create will serve students well in the years to come. The academy, a...
WASHINGTON -- The real vocation of some people entrusted with delivering primary and secondary education is to validate this proposition: The three R's -- formerly reading, 'riting and 'rithmetic -- now are racism, reproduction and recycling. Especially...
Something in salmon compels them to swim upstream. An invisible force calls swallows to return to Capistrano. And humans, primarily of the North American suburban variety, reach a certain age when they just gotta downsize. Among the millions of baby...
Tags: Rentals, Demographics, Services and Shopping, Homes, Real Estate
HealthI don’t know about you but, for me, there comes a point in every single day when my brain won’t cooperate with my to-do list. There I am, sitting at my computer and seeing that I’m supposed to, for instance, write a health post for the...
Doris Elaine Jensen Woodall passed away in her sleep Dec. 12, 2012, after a battle with carcinoid cancer. Although she spent most of her adult years in the greater Los Angeles area, Doris always claimed herself a Utahn. Born December 21, 1928, in...
When it comes to college football, it's safe to say Andrew Albers has come full circle. Albers, a 6-foot-8, 295-pound standout offensive lineman for Costa Mesa High and Orange Coast College, has accepted a scholarship to play at the University of Utah,...
Tags: Utah Utes, Sports, Financial Aid, Football, Awards and Prizes
Jan 11, 2012 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Apr 18, 2009 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Dec 11, 2007 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 15, 2013 |Story| Tribune Media Services
May 11, 2013 |Story| McClatchy-Tribune
May 10, 2013 |Story| McClatchy-Tribune
May 9, 2013 |Story| McClatchy-Tribune
Apr 4, 2013 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
Apr 1, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Dec 12, 2012 | Allentown Morning Call
Dec 17, 2012 |Story| Glendale News Press
Dec 12, 2012 |Story| Daily Pilot
Original site for University of Utah topic gallery.