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Americans increasingly see people with mental illness as a violent threat despite a lack of evidence, leading many to support coerced treatment for such people.
John Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino share the Nobel Prize in chemistry for their contributions to the development of lithium-ion batteries.
When clinical trials won out over observational research, it pushed a lot of accepted nutritional wisdom off its pedestal.
The Nobel Prize in physics is given to Canadian American cosmologist James Peebles and Swiss scientists Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz.
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An environmental group on Tuesday petitioned the California Fish and Game Commission to designate the western Joshua Tree as threatened, a push sure to set off battles with desert developers.
The Marshall Islands, a key U.S. ally in the central Pacific, has declared a national climate crisis because of the mounting risk of sea-level rise.
Nearly 600 former EPA officials have called for an investigation into President Trump’s authority in response to threats from EPA targeting California.
Filmmaker Ali Greer and teacher/chef Eric Tomassini are juggling full-time careers while living their dream of running the Avenue 33 Farm, an urban farm carved into the steep acre behind their Lincoln Heights home, just minutes from downtown L.A.
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The rate of twin births apparently peaked in 2014 and has fallen 4% since. In 2018, the rate hit its lowest point in a decade, the CDC reported Thursday.
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