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Mosquitoes infected with the malaria parasite are significantly more attracted to human odors -- in this case smelly socks -- than are uninfected mosquitoes, researchers reported Wednesday. Scientists collected human odor on nylon socks -- by having...
Tags: Science and Technology
Climate change is causing glaciers to melt, heat waves to become more intense, species to become extinct and low-lying island nations like Tuvalu to disappear altogether. To this list of calamities, U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee has added another: Climate...
A device that reveals counterfeit drugs in the hands of Food & Drug Administration agents is set to become the newest weapon in the worldwide effort to eradicate malaria, and may soon be used to detect useless look-alikes of drugs that combat cancer,...
As former President George W. Bush, joined by President Obama and three living former presidents, dedicates his library this week in Dallas, it's important to remember that presidential libraries are relatively new. In 1941, while he was still in office,...
Tags: Government, Politics, White House, Libraries, Barack Obama
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 21 -27, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Smash It's opening night in this new...
Richard Curtis is indisputably one of the good ones. A British screenwriter who helped give the world the comic genius of "Black Adder" and delivered a string of smart rom-com hits including "Four Weddings and a Funeral," "Bridget Jones's Diary" and...
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 14 -20, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY "Parts unknown" can refer to exotic...
Historians have said that losing the Philippines in the early stages of World War II was a defining event in the career of Gen. Douglas MacArthur. The same could be said of Edwin Ramsey. But Ramsey couldn't admit defeat. After MacArthur's retreat in...
RANCHO MIRAGE -- Natalie Gulbis, the LPGA golfer who once dated Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, says she feels ready to play Thursday when the season's first women's golf major, the Kraft Nabisco Championship at Mission Hills Country...
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SABHA, Libya — Their fatigues don't match and their pickup has no windshield. Their antiaircraft gun, clogged with grit, is perched between a refugee camp and ripped market tents scattered over an ancient caravan route. But the tribesmen keep...
Tags: Algeria, Niger, Substance Abuse, Armed Conflicts, MRI (imaging)
WASHINGTON — It is rare for a museum to lend the heart of its most prized collection to another museum, but the Albertina in Vienna has done just that by shipping almost a hundred watercolors and drawings by Albrecht Dürer to the National Gallery of...
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