The Los Angeles County Natural History Museum celebrated its 100th anniversary of excavation at the La Brea Tar Pits Monday with a guided tour by the dig site?s museum curator and free admission for visitors.
Scientists have discovered a weather pattern that foreshadows heat waves and could be used to predict them more than two weeks in advance, well beyond the 10-day range of weather forecasts, a new study reports.
Every Thursday morning, Judith Sydner-Gordon puts on the same simple uniform: khaki cargo pants and an electric orange T-shirt with a saber-toothed cat emblazoned across the front. Recently, she added an accessory, a miniature canine skull that dangles from a silver chain around her neck.
Call it extreme parenting: Scientists announced the discovery of a deep sea octopus mom that faithfully guarded the same clutch of eggs for a record-breaking 4-1/2 years.
In a small, utilitarian office in Glendale, Ron Henderson methodically jotted down equations for Isaac Newton's Three Laws of Motion on a whiteboard next to his desk.
TOP OF THE ORDER Mike Hiserman ranks the 30 teams. Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games: 1. SAN FRANCISCO: Right-hander Jean Machi (0.31 ERA) has major league-best 23 1/3 -inning scoreless streak. (3) 2. OAKLAND: Brandon Moss (53) and Josh Donaldson (50) have more runs batted in than any tandem in the majors. (1) 3. MILWAUKEE: Jonathan Lucroy leads catchers in batting average (.337), runs (29), hits (82) and extra-base hits (31). (4) 4. TORONTO: Left-hander Mark Buehrle (10-3) has reached double digits in victories in each of his 14 big league seasons. (2) 5. WASHINGTON: Four runs is breaking point for Nats: 30-2 with four runs...