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  • Better living through chemistry, Thanksgiving style

     
    Listen up, all you science geeks: Do you want to be the star of Thanksgiving dinner? Then watch this video. Taped a few days ago at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., the video features a lecture and......
  • 'Dancing With the Stars': Ballrooms gone wild

     
    Was something pumped into the 'DWTS' set on Monday night? It was like the show got besieged by a case of the crazies in this third week, from from the Donny Osmond/Bruno hookup to the rampant prevalence of animal prints......
  • UCLA science lab students watched in horror as male classmate slashed female student's throat [Updated]

     
    Students in the UCLA science lab described the horrifying moments this afternoon when a male classmate slashed the throat of a female student, who was critically injured. One student who was inside the lab when the attack occurred shortly after......
  • Mystery surrounds attack at UCLA chemistry laboratory [Updated]

     
    Detectives investigating the case of a UCLA student who allegedly slashed the throat of a classmate have still not discovered what prompted the violence, law enforcement sources told The Times today. Investigators said they are continuing to examine the...
  • UCLA campus in shock after student stabbed by classmate

     
    LAPD detectives were seeking a motive in the stabbing of a UCLA student by a classmate, and people across the Westwood campus remain stunned at the sudden violence. "We are all shocked by the attack that occurred in one of......
  • No motive found in slashing of UCLA student's throat

     
    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,......
  • ISRAEL: Nobel laureate Ada Yonath irks right wing, feminists

     
    The Nobel Prizes take people from the forefront of their particular fields into the public eye. The intentions are good, a recognition of outstanding merit and achievement, of contribution to humanity. And it is humanity's nature to be curious about......
  • State fines UCLA in fatal lab fire

    State fines UCLA in fatal lab fire
    State regulators on Monday fined UCLA more than $31,000 for three "serious" violations of workplace safety laws in the fatal burning of a staff research assistant in a Dec. 29 chemistry lab fire. The findings by the California Division of Occupational...
  • Caution is the right reaction to chemical

    Maybe you've seen the ad showing an empty shopping cart in the middle of the desert. "Soon, many common, everyday products could disappear from grocery store shelves all across California," it warns. That would be pretty ominous, if it were true....
  • Mercedes ML320 CDI: Better diesel living through chemistry

    Mercedes ML320 CDI: Better diesel living through chemistry
    I refuse to go down the path of juvenile humor simply because the magic ingredient in Mercedes-Benz's new California-legal diesels, such as the ML320 CDI, is urea -- which also happens to be the magic ingredient in urine. That's rule No. 1. Still, I...
  • James C. Warf dies at 91; Manhattan Project chemist became peace activist, USC professor

    James C. Warf, a retired USC chemistry professor who became a peace activist after studying nuclear energy and the effects of radiation, died Friday at his home in Silver Lake. He was 91. A member of the USC faculty for 40 years, he had been diagnosed...