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Nearly 200 years after Charles Darwin wondered how a fox-looking wolf came to live on South American islands hundreds of miles from the mainland, scientists think they have the answer. The Falkland Islands wolf, the only land animal believed to have...
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It's a big weekend for fans of legendary screen star Mary Pickford and Oscar-winning composer Michel Legrand ("Summer of '42"). Christine Schmidt, editor of "Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies," will be talking about the new book and singing copies...
Laura Carmichael is not an aristocrat, but she plays one on television: Lady Edith, the middle daughter on “Downton Abbey.” And I’m not a psychologist, but in the same spirit, I can play one when it comes to a television character, and...
When Timothy Potts became the director of the Getty Museum in September, he knew he was stepping into an anomaly of a job, unusual within the ranks of America's most prestigious museums. Other museum heads, bound by tight budgets, must essentially beg...
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Among the year's major animated releases (and award contenders) are sequels in billion-dollar franchises, an expansion of a beloved Dr. Seuss book and an irreverent claymation pirate adventure. There are prehistoric animals battling other pirates who sail...
Jacket CopyA ring once owned by Jane Austen, which has been in her family for centuries, will be offered for sale for the first time....
Sir Andrew Huxley, the British researcher who shared the 1963 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discoveries of how nerve impulses are transmitted through cells, died May 30. He was 94. His death was announced by the University of Cambridge'...
Pop & HissIn a project called DarwinTunes, two Imperial College London gathered a series of 100 randomly generated noise loops and allowed them to recombine in a process of natural selection, during which time they began to approximate music. August Brown...
One hundred years from now, when auto historians go all Charles Darwin dissecting the evolution of Porsche's 911 sports car, they may notice a bit of a dogleg in the year 2012. The car's progress since its inception in 1963 has been carefully modulated....
Nation NowKentucky evolution challenge: A county schools superintendent in Kentucky is upset that a statewide biology test puts too much emphasis on evolution....
Special to the Los Angeles TimesThe idea of caring for the environment seems to be easier to get across to kids than to adults. Many adults just think the world is too complicated. "What difference does one light bulb or one plastic water bottle make in the wide world?" they think. For...
Archaeopteryx, believed for 150 years to have been the first bird, was probably only a feathered dinosaur that had great difficulty getting off the ground when it lived 150 million years ago, researchers reported this week in the journal PLoS One....
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