| Nov 1, 2013
| 8:16 AM
Health officials are investigating a possible norovirus outbreak at Stanford University, where more than 50 students fell ill after eating at an undergraduate housing facility.
Stanford officials said this week that the students reported having flu-like...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Conjuring horror in comics requires a masterful touch. As “Coffin Hill” artist Inaki Miranda said at New York Comic Con […]...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Worried that computer hackers attacking banks and media companies could easily shift targets, the airline industry is taking preemptive steps to ensure it doesn't become the next victim.
Although the "hacking" of planes midair to bring them down is...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 7:41 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has set up a new command center to minimize the threat that hackers, terrorists or foreign enemies will disrupt water, power, transportation and public safety systems.
In an executive directive creating the Cyber...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 7:40 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Google is launching a live video chat service that connects people with personal trainers, contractors, music teachers and other experts who can teach them how to do stuff.
Think Hangouts with an expert on the other end, say a yoga...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Pediatricians who presume their patients will get vaccinations are more likely to have parents choose the shots for their babies, and the doctors who pushed their recommendations often got resistant parents to change their minds, researchers said.
| Nov 8, 2013
| 1:46 PM
BEIRUT – An outbreak of polio among children in war-torn Syria has prompted a mass immunization campaign that aims to vaccinate 20 million children in seven Middle Eastern nations and territories, the United Nations and the World Health Organization...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:10 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan — In a harsh indictment of the Western-funded drug eradication effort in Afghanistan, the United Nations on Wednesday reported an increase of nearly 50% in the 2013 opium harvest, with land used for cultivation reaching an all-...
| 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...