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  • Professors at Berkeley and Stanford share Nobel Prize for medicine

    Professors at Berkeley and Stanford share Nobel Prize for medicine
    Professors of molecular and cellular biology at UC Berkeley and Stanford University are sharing the 2013 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for their work in unraveling the mystery of a key cellular process. Randy W. Schekman of Berkeley and Thomas...
  • Edmund S. Morgan dies at 97; scholar on early America

    Edmund S. Morgan dies at 97; scholar on early America
    Edmund S. Morgan, a leading scholar of the Colonial era who helped reinvigorate the reputations of the founding fathers, probed the country's racial and religious origins and, in his 80s, wrote a bestselling biography of Benjamin Franklin, has died in...
  • Will D. Campbell dies at 88; maverick minister aided integration

    Will D. Campbell dies at 88; maverick minister aided integration
    The Rev. Will D. Campbell was a poor white boy from Mississippi who preached his first sermon from a pulpit stocked with a Bible from the Ku Klux Klan. But this son of the segregated South — a self-avowed "good ol' boy with crazy ideas" —...
  • Philip Slater dies at 86; wrote 'The Pursuit of Loneliness'

    Philip Slater dies at 86; wrote 'The Pursuit of Loneliness'
    After Philip Slater published "The Pursuit of Loneliness," a 1970 best-seller that delivered a blistering critique of American culture, he moved to California and adopted a lifestyle aimed at avoiding the fate of the fellow citizens he saw as so unhappy....
  • Antronette Yancey dies at 55; advocate of short bursts of exercise

    Antronette Yancey dies at 55; advocate of short bursts of exercise
    For Dr. Antronette K. Yancey, a UCLA public health professor, exercise could be fun and done in short bursts in the workplace, schools and even places of worship. Her campaign to urge people to incorporate physical activity into their daily lives led to...
  • PASSINGS: Herbert Allison Jr.

    PASSINGS: Herbert Allison Jr.
    Herbert Allison Jr. Headed Fannie Mae, U.S. bank rescue program Herbert Allison Jr., 69, a former head of the U.S. government's bank rescue program and chief executive of Fannie Mae after it was taken over by the government, died Sunday at his home in...
  • PASSINGS: Berthold Beitz, William Warren Scranton, Peter M. Flanigan

    PASSINGS: Berthold Beitz, William Warren Scranton, Peter M. Flanigan
    Berthold Beitz Industrialist honored for saving Jews during WWII Berthold Beitz, 99, who was honored for saving hundreds of Jews in occupied Poland during World War II and became one of postwar West Germany's leading industrialists, died Tuesday....
  • Shane Salerno's decade-long obsession with J.D. Salinger

    Shane Salerno's decade-long obsession with J.D. Salinger
    When Shane Salerno turned 40 last year, he decided it was finally time to let his obsession go. The screenwriter, best known for his collaborations with Michael Bay ("Armageddon") and Oliver Stone ("Savages"), had toiled for close to a decade trying...
  • Jane cosmetics is revived, revamped by Lynn Tilton

    Jane cosmetics is revived, revamped by Lynn Tilton
    In the Glendale offices of her two cosmetics companies, New York financier Lynn Tilton makes a surprising claim: Not that long ago, she wasn't all that interested in makeup. It's unexpected not just because Tilton owns the Jane and Stila lines of...
  • Animal studies riddled with bias, report finds

    Animal studies riddled with bias, report finds
    Too much good news in medicine may be bad news for science, according to a new study that suggests animal research is riddled with bias that allows too many treatments to advance to human trials. Researchers examined data from thousands of experiments...
  • Composers Andrew Norman, Ted Hearne joining USC faculty

    Composers Andrew Norman, Ted Hearne joining USC faculty
    USC's music school will be getting a double infusion of hip Brooklyn talent. Composers Andrew Norman and Ted Hearne are joining the Thornton School of Music as full-time professors. Norman will begin his new job in the fall, and Hearne will start next...