| Sep 16, 2013
| 7:48 AM
San Gabriel Valley officials are sounding the alarm on the West Nile virus after the latest case was discovered last week in a chicken flock.
The infected flock was located in Claremont, and it was the latest in a series of West Nile virus cases...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 10:21 AM
Lily Collins, star of "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones" and daughter of singer/songwriter Phil Collins, has another credit to add to her list: "Most Dangerous Cyber Celebrity."
The actress replaced Emma Watson at the top of McAfee's annual ranking...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Lily Collins, star of "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones" has been dubbed the most dangerous cyber celebrity of 2013.
The actress was bestowed this year's (dis)honor by Internet security firm McAfee because searching for pictures and downloads of...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:31 PM
MOSCOW -- In a country that is no stranger to horrific crimes, this one stood out: On Nov. 4, 2010, someone killed 12 people -- Server Ametov, members of his family and several guests -- in the Krasnodar region of southern Russia, then tried to burn down...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:19 PM
DNA and proteins are arguably the most important components of the cells of living creatures. Both are produced by stringing together long chains of individual molecules — amino acids in the case of proteins and nucleotides in DNA.
| Nov 23, 2013
| 7:00 AM
With millions of turkeys thawing and piles of stuffing waiting to be prepared, Thanksgiving is one of the riskiest times of year for food safety.
Bacteria can be lurking anywhere in crowded holiday kitchens, spread by cross contamination or...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Here's something that doesn't happen often in a musical climate overrun with less hearty breeds. A God's honest arena rock band, Pearl Jam, gigging a sold-out concert in an actual arena and illustrating the ways in which a perfectly healthy beast can...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:58 PM
The 2009 H1N1 "swine flu" epidemic killed up to 203,000 people across the globe -- a death toll 10 times greater than initially estimated by the World Health Organization, researchers say.
In a study published Tuesday in the journal Plos Medicine,...
| Dec 1, 2013
I saw my first AIDS case in 1981, the year the disease was identified. And for most of the time since then, I've conducted laboratory research to better understand the precise mechanisms by which the virus HIV causes AIDS.
Lately, however, I've been...
| Dec 6, 2013
Nelson Mandela was one of the towering figures of the 20th century. Like Martin Luther King Jr. and Mohandas K. Gandhi, he was revered around the globe for his vision and courage, and for the enormous personal sacrifices he made to right the wrongs that...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Silicon Valley has rediscovered cybersecurity. The last time it was this focused on the field was in the 1990s. Two giants emerged from that generation: McAfee and Symantec.
These may well be the two security companies that remain the most...