| Jul 12, 2013
| 8:28 PM
Acoustics pioneer Amar Bose, founder and chairman of the audio technology company Bose Corp., known for the rich sound of its small tabletop radios and its noise-canceling headphones, has died. He was 83.
Bose died Friday, company spokeswoman Carolyn...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 12:52 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Doug Engelbart, the inventor of the computer mouse and developer of early incarnations of email, word processing programs and the Internet, has died at the age of 88.
The Computer History Museum, where Engelbart had been a fellow...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 7:55 PM
Douglas Carl Engelbart, who in the 1960s envisioned the power of interconnected computers to accelerate the pursuit of knowledge and solve the world's increasingly complex problems, laying the foundation for the modern computing age and the Internet, died...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:17 AM
BEIJING — The Shanghai Composite Index fell 5.3% Monday, notching its largest single day drop since August 2009 and hitting its lowest level since December, amid fears that some Chinese banks are facing a liquidity crunch and the overall economy...
| May 14, 2013
| 4:17 PM
Angelina Jolie’s Op-Ed in the New York Times about getting a double mastectomy after learning that she was at risk of getting breast cancer struck a chord with fellow celebs as well as with Los Angeles Times staffers Anna Gorman and Paul Whitefield,...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 9:12 AM
The late TV personality Huell Howser will be remembered Tuesday at a sunset memorial at Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles....
| Jan 16, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Huell Howser had so many fans. On Tuesday, they came out by the hundreds to celebrate him. At an afternoon memorial at Griffith Park Observatory, they swapped stories, laughed and cried, and talked about him as if he were an......
| Jun 18, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Author Jim Ottaviani has made a name for himself writing graphic novels about some of the greatest minds in science, […]...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 4:24 PM
An asteroid half the size of a football field will come zipping past Earth at an almost uncomfortably close distance ......
| Jun 12, 2013
| 2:44 PM
The human brain may be wired to sympathize with the underdog. Even if the underdog is a yellow square being chased by a blue circle, and the brain has been checking out the outside world for only 10 months.
A Japanese research team found that 16 of 20...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 7:45 AM
New research offers convincing proof that daily sunscreen use can slow the signs of aging and protect against cancer to boot. Wait. Daily?
Yes, every day, the whole year round. Of those who took part in the years-long research and were assigned to use...