| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Scientists have developed a vaccine that protected monkeys against simian immunodeficiency virus, or SIV, offering fresh hope that a similar vaccine can save humans from HIV.
When the monkeys were intentionally infected with SIV, the new vaccine cleared...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Thoughtless use of antibiotic medications continues to promote the growth of drug-resistant superbugs in the U.S., threatening doctors' ability to combat infections, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
| Sep 25, 2013
| 1:57 PM
The World Health Organization's emergency committee on the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus, or MERS-CoV, met Wednesday.
After hearing updates on the spread of the virus -- which as of Sept. 20 had killed 58 of the 130 people confirmed to...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:30 AM
“Breaking Bad” is the story of Walter White. That seems obvious, of course. Bryan Cranston is at the center of nearly every episode, and he’s the guy who’s won three Emmys for his work as its lead character. But where many TV shows...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Beware of magical discoveries: They generally require careful use lest the magic wear off. Even the genie's lamp gave only three wishes.
Antibiotics, which at one point were viewed as miracle drugs providing cures for previously fatal illnesses, are...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The creation story behind "Astro-Mancy," MGMT's rhythmic freakout on its self-titled new album, is instructive when considering the duo's oblong output over the years. A band best known for its string of genre-defying dance-pop hits of 2008, "Time to...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Thomas Wilkins, principal guest conductor of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, had a tough show this weekend, when Blue Man Group was in town.
First the three bald, blue-headed men cut his baton in half with oversized novelty clippers.
Then they shut...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 2:53 PM
TORONTO -- As much as I love challenging films, I’m not sure I would recommend starting the day with “The Railway Man,” with Colin Firth as a British World War II vet suffering serious post traumatic stress disorder, and ending it at...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Three decades ago, when so many of his friends were dying of AIDS, Stephen Crohn wondered why he—a gay man whose longtime companion had been one of the first to die from the disease--had managed to avoid it.
Was it just a matter of time before...
| 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...
| 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...