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  • Nobel Prize predictions: Higgs boson, exoplanets could yield winners

    Nobel Prize predictions: Higgs boson, exoplanets could yield winners
    It’s a favorite parlor game for science geeks: predicting who will win the Nobel Prizes. For guidance, you can look to the winners of the Lasker Awards for medical research, or the Shaw Prizes for astronomy and life sciences. Recipients of the...
  • Surprise! Ancient European had dark skin and blue eyes, DNA reveals

    Surprise! Ancient European had dark skin and blue eyes, DNA reveals
    Blue-eyed people have been living in Europe for at least 7,000 years, scientists have discovered. A man who lived on the Iberian peninsula before Europeans became farmers probably had blue eyes but dark hair and skin, according to scientists who have...
  • Football helmets and concussion: A new study opens new questions

    Football helmets and concussion: A new study opens new questions
    Here's a novel idea, given that American parents send almost 4 million of their children out to play tackle football every year, despite mounting concerns about youth concussions: Maybe the helmets their kids wear should be tested and ranked on how well...
  • State weighs regulations for research labs

    State weighs regulations for research labs
    State health officials are weighing new safeguards for research laboratories and biotechnology companies that handle potentially deadly infectious pathogens, but whether they will impose any remains uncertain because they don't know how big a threat there...
  • Closing arguments in 2009 Laguna murder case

    Closing arguments in 2009 Laguna murder case
    A prosecutor gave closing arguments Wednesday claiming that a 23-year-old Lake Forest man accused of murdering a Laguna Beach man in his apartment in 2009 repeatedly lied to police investigators and was a knowing participant in the crime. Orange...
  • Glow-in-the-dark pigs are part of radiant green menagerie

    Glow-in-the-dark pigs are part of radiant green menagerie
    Ready yourself for the real-life glowing green menagerie. Ten little piggies that glow in the dark have been created by scientists at the South China Agricultural University. (See the video above.) A sheep that glows green under a black light will...
  • Professors at Berkeley and Stanford share Nobel Prize for medicine

    Professors at Berkeley and Stanford share Nobel Prize for medicine
    Professors of molecular and cellular biology at UC Berkeley and Stanford University are sharing the 2013 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for their work in unraveling the mystery of a key cellular process. Randy W. Schekman of Berkeley and Thomas...
  • DNA on piece of latex led to suspect in Koreatown homicide, police say

    DNA on piece of latex led to suspect in Koreatown homicide, police say
    A match from a DNA sample left on a piece of latex led police to the 66-year-old suspect who pleaded not guilty this week to killing a 62-year-old man in Koreatown in March, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Responding to complaints about a foul smell in mid-...
  • L.A.'s bid to target genetically engineered crops isn't productive

    L.A.'s bid to target genetically engineered crops isn't productive
    We're not exactly sure why two Los Angeles councilmen are proposing a ban on growing genetically engineered crops or selling the seeds in the city. Maybe that's because they don't seem all that clear on the matter themselves. So far as anyone knows,...
  • Man pleads guilty to killing two missing women, one dismembered

    Man pleads guilty to killing two missing women, one dismembered
    A 55-year-old Los Angeles man pleaded guilty Monday to charges that he killed two missing women, including one whose body was discovered in trash bags along a roadside in Rosarito, Mexico, in 1996. Aurangzeb “Simon” Manjra took a plea...
  • General Mills drops GMOs from Cheerios

    No more GMOs in your Cheerios. General Mills Inc. said it is no longer using genetically engineered ingredients to make its signature cereal. The switch comes after a nearly yearlong campaign by a consumer activist group to pressure General Mills to...