| Oct 9, 2009
| 4:33 AM
Students in a UCLA chemistry lab watched helplessly this afternoon as a classmate with seemingly no provocation slashed the neck of a fellow student, causing serious injuries. The attack occurred just past noon on the sixth floor of Young Hall,......
| Oct 8, 2009
Two Americans and an Israeli who mapped the precise structure of the ribosome -- the cell's critical protein-making factory -- won the 2009 Nobel Prize in chemistry Wednesday.
Their independent work, published in 2000, provides fundamental information...
| Oct 31, 2009
Mildred Cohn, a chemist who overcame both religious and sexual prejudice to make major contributions in applying physics to problems of biology, died of respiratory failure Oct. 12 at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in Philadelphia. She was 96.
| Nov 16, 2009
| 10:59 AM
For centuries, love has been probed -- and of course celebrated -- mostly by poets, artists and balladeers. But now its mysteries are yielding to the tools of science, including modern brain-scanning machines.
At State University of New York at Stony...
| Jun 12, 2009
Biochemist Emil L. Smith, who pioneered the process of determining the structure of proteins, played a key role in bringing UCLA's department of biological chemistry to national prominence, and led the first scientific delegation to China, has died. He...
| Jul 24, 2009
Ralph F. Hirschmann, the leader of one of two teams that first broke through the seemingly unbreachable wall between chemistry and biology by synthesizing an enzyme -- a key component of life -- in the laboratory, died June 20 at his home in Lansdale, Pa....
| Apr 1, 2009
A low-slung, '50s-era office complex in the middle of a commercial park in San Diego doesn't look much like a hotbed of progressive cuisine.
But here in Food Lab 1 at a company called CP Kelco, food scientist Ted Russin is doing his part to spark the...
| Mar 1, 2009
| 12:26 PM
UCLA's Molecular Sciences Building was mostly closed for the holidays on Dec. 29 as research assistant Sheri Sangji worked on an organic chemistry experiment.
Only three months into her job in the lab, the 23-year-old Pomona College graduate was using...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 6:34 PM
When Joe Flacco takes his first snap Sunday, he will line up behind a left tackle who 10 weeks ago was toiling away in Jacksonville, a left guard who has already made as many stops as an Amtrak train, and a center who two years ago was blocking small-...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 3:19 PM
After two weeks, three states and five games, Hampton University’s women’s basketball team returned to campus Monday weary, but optimistic about the season ahead.
The Lady Pirates went 3-2, won the Cal State Northridge tournament and...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 8:41 PM
A Yale University political science student from Oak Brook and a University of Chicago student specializing in climate change were among 32 Americans selected over the weekend as Rhodes scholars.
Vinay Nayak, a senior at Yale, has focused his studies on...