| Jul 16, 2010
| 4:34 PM
HOME VIDEO REVIEW Susan King covers classic Hollywood for the Hero Complex and, well, sometimes that term is more flexible than we thought because here she reviews "Galaxy of Terror," which hits DVD and Blu-ray next week. âGalaxy of Terrorâ......
| Jul 20, 2010
| 9:35 PM
The prosecutor in the case against a woman accused of killing an aspiring model in Santa Monica said on Tuesday that a physician with ties to both the defendant and the victim is a âsubject of interestâ in the investigation......
| May 7, 2010
| 4:34 PM
A toggle story, common in science reporting, is one that contradicts a previous story and is likely to be contradicted by a future story. So if you're discomfited by a story headlined "Universe older than previously thought, scientists say," just follow...
| May 7, 2010
| 4:35 PM
'Iron Man 2' has iron grip on box office: Midnight showings sell out across America. Might be biggest opening day in movie history. (CNN)Rent boy customer Dr. George Rekers' damage control: "Jesus hung out with prostitutes too." This man is delusional...
| Oct 18, 2010
There is gold in the hills of the Eastern Sierra, but you don't have to dig to find it. It returns every autumn when Mother Nature paints the aspen leaves in the Sierra with shades of gold, yellow and even red. All you have to do is travel up scenic U.S....
| Oct 22, 2010
| 10:33 PM
On the cover of his new book, Francisco Ayala is sticking a banana on a fork and asking: Am I a monkey? He asks five other straightforward questions about evolution — laying out for the general public the most commonly discussed topics surrounding...
| Mar 30, 2010
When fires rage through forests, they often char acres upon acres of plant life and scar a landscape for years. Some plants have learned to use this destructive force to their advantage -- moving into competitors' now-empty territory or producing seeds...
| Apr 8, 2010
Bacteria in the guts of some Japanese people may have acquired the ability to digest seaweed because of the sushi their human hosts consume, researchers have reported. The evolved trait enables their human hosts to digest carbohydrates found in edible...
| Apr 12, 2010
A patient came to Elizabeth Kearney with a dilemma: whether to go to medical school.
There were a lot of physicians in his family and he wanted to be a doctor, but medicine was not the only thing in his genes — one of his parents had Huntington's...
| Mar 24, 2010
Dr. Leena Peltonen, an unusually prolific genetics researcher whose team discovered mutated genes responsible for 15 inherited diseases and who established the department of human genetics at UCLA, died of cancer March 11 at her home in Finland. She was...
| Oct 19, 2011
Norman Corwin, the legendary writer, director and producer of original radio plays for CBS during the golden age of radio in the 1930s and '40s when he was revered as the "poet of the airwaves," has died. He was 101.
Corwin, a journalist, playwright,...