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  • Sound pioneer Ray Dolby of Dolby Laboratories dies at 80

    Sound pioneer Ray Dolby of Dolby Laboratories dies at 80
    Ray Dolby, the inventor and engineer who founded Dolby Laboratories and pioneered noise-reducing and surround-sound technology widely used in the film and recording industries, has died in San Francisco at 80, the company announced Thursday. Dolby had...
  • Transcript: The Jerry Brown interview

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown sat down with two Los Angeles Times reporters in his Capitol office for a wide-ranging interview....
  • Obama campaign appealing to Florida on innovation initiatives

     
    Perhaps seeing an opportunity in Florida's research and high-tech industries, and those voters who love them, the re-election campaign of President Barack Obama released a report this morning touting the president's record on supporting research in...
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  • Community-minded hackers code well for the future

    Community-minded hackers code well for the future
    On a recent day at work in a San Francisco loft, Moncef Belyamani was sporting a hipster "LOVE" T-shirt and riffing, with obsessive detail, on the evolution of vinyl record production. The Android coder and sometime dance-club DJ wrapped up by...
  • Obama policies could stifle Md.'s biotech industry

    The Food and Drug Administration's plans to streamline the approval process for "breakthrough" drugs that treat life-threatening diseases is great news for patients and has enormous potential for our pharmaceutical industry, already in the midst of an...
  • Nature close up with the Bird Photo Booth

     
    When I visited the L.A. Art Mobil Arts Festival in Santa Monica a few months ago, one group of photographs really caught my attention, striking close-ups of birds. Normally nature photographs aren't that unusual, but these larger-than-life blow-ups were...
  • Sicily may pull plug on antiquities show leaving Getty to foot the bill

    Sicily may pull plug on antiquities show leaving Getty to foot the bill
    Sicily wants its art back, and the demand -- which the J. Paul Getty Museum said it would honor -- would leave the museum on the hook for an extra $300,000. A major exhibition of antiquities, “Sicily: Art and Invention between Greece and Rome,&...
  • Getty-Sicily art partnership under strain

    Relations between Italy and Los Angeles' J. Paul Getty Museum seemed to be smoothing when Sicily lent the museum antiquities for a major exhibition, "Sicily: Art and Invention Between Greece and Rome." The show of more than 100 ancient treasures opened...
  • Telluride Film Festival: 'Tim's Vermeer' explores art, science

    Telluride Film Festival: 'Tim's Vermeer' explores art, science
    TELLURIDE, Colo. -- Tim Jenison makes it very clear in the beginning of the Telluride Film Festival documentary “Tim’s Vermeer” that he is not an artist. He’s a desktop-video inventor, the founder of a hardware and software...
  • Innovation, technology to drive NASCAR's future

    Innovation, technology to drive NASCAR's future
    Announcing Monday what officials are describing as a culture shift, NASCAR plans to make significant changes to its competition department over the next several years with a goal of making information and rules enforcement more transparent for teams and...