Augusto Odone of Italy, who defied skeptics and helped develop 'Lorenzo's oil' to treat his gravely ill son, dies at 80.
Biologist Robert Edwards helped pioneer in vitro fertilization, eventually giving an infertile British couple their daughter, Louise Brown, and millions more children to parents worldwide.
In 1957 the divorced mother of two teamed up with middle-aged gynecologist Williams Masters in a research collaboration that would permanently illuminate the taboo subject of sex.
Candace Pert identified the first opiate receptor in 1973, a finding that opened a new field of studying the brain's biochemistry. She later helped found Rapid Pharmaceuticals to explore potential treatments for HIV, autism and Alzheimer's disease.
If Sam Spade was a tough guy, Jim Rockford was ? well, he could throw a punch, but he didn't like to because it hurt his hand.
From childhood, Nadine Gordimer understood the cruelties of apartheid.
The historic CBS broadcasting facility in Hollywood where George Burns and Gracie Allen once did shtick on the radio will soon be repopulated with entrepreneurs starting new creative businesses. Developers of a $390-million residential, office and retail complex under construction on Sunset Boulevard called Columbia Square have agreed to rent the existing former CBS building on the site to NeueHouse, a New York operator of avant garde communal office space. NeueHouse, as conceived by New York venture capitalists Joshua Abram and Alan Murray, intends to take the incubator-office concept a step further by designing an environment where strangers can work independently or come together...