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  • Movie projector: 'Inception' headed for No. 1, 'Sorcerer's Apprentice' to open in third

     
    Warner Bros. is opening one of the riskiest movies of the summer this weekend, while Walt Disney Studios is opening one of the most commercially challenged. Warner's thriller “Inception” from director Christopher Nolan will probably top the box o...
  • Mt. Wilson's eye on the universe -- through the smoke

     
    I headed off to bed on Monday night hoping that the smoke I was breathing and the ash that was accumulating on my car's windshield did not come from any smoldering ruins of the Mt. Wilson Observatory....
  • Grim statistics aside, pancreatic cancer researchers look to the future

     
    With Patrick Swayze's death today comes a highly public reminder that the cure rate for pancreatic cancer is abysmal. This year, an estimated 42,470 Americans will be diagnosed with the disease. And an estimated 35,240 will die. Smoking can increase......
  • 'Clean energy' advocates change their pitch

     
    As the President Obama-backed energy and climate bill moved through the House this spring, lawmakers reshaped it to hand financial concessions for coal-fired power plants, farmers, Rust Belt factories and several other interests. Among the groups left...
  • The 'Canadian Problem': Unpublished data suggest seasonal flu vaccine may increase swine flu risk

     
    Canadian researchers have compiled data from British Columbia, Quebec and Ontario that seem to suggest that vaccination against seasonal flu can double the risk of contracting the pandemic H1N1 influenza virus, according to reports in the Canadian Press....
  • Young adults and healthcare. Who cares?

     
    Young adults are the least likely among all age groups to get outpatient medical care even though there is plenty of evidence that seeing a doctor once a year or so would benefit people ages 20 to 29 just as......
  • Rodent of the week: Sleep loss linked to Alzheimer's

     
    Chronic sleep loss may play a role in the progression of Alzheimer's disease, according to researchers using a mouse model. Researchers found that mice that were chronically deprived of sleep had more plaques and developed them earlier compared with mice....
  • Obama channels FDR in defending public option on healthcare (text here)

     
    Since a flurry of television interviews several days ago, President Obama has been relatively quiet about the healthcare debate. Even as a key Senate committee shot down the public option, sending a message that Democrats did not have the 60......
  • That afternoon pick-me-up could be weighing you down

     
    Who among us isn???t keen on the mid-afternoon coffee break? Faced with a stack of sleep-inducing reports to read or in anticipation of yet another meeting, a jolt of caffeine is often in order. In New York City, many coffee-seekers......
  • Coming Attractions – Fourth Annual Archives Bazaar

     
    William Dotson of USC sends along a reminder of the fourth annual Archives Bazaar, which will be held Oct. 17 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at USC???s Davidson Conference Center. Admission is free. The bazaar, presented by L.A. as Subject, is an essential...
  • Breast cancer patients need research, and research needs patients

     
    Funding for breast cancer research -- or the vaguely defined "breast cancer awareness" -- is only one step in the search for new treatments. Clinical trials are crucial. And they seem to be short of participants, despite the number of......