| Apr 10, 2012
| 1:22 PM
The Los Angeles basin is home to some famously filthy air, and this month a leader in the study of air pollution added a carbon particle-tainted feather to his cap.
John Seinfeld, a chemical engineering professor at Caltech, has been named one of two...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 8:28 AM
Thomson Reuters has released its top 100 U.S. hospitals based on overall performance.
The hospitals were ranked on 10 key areas: mortality, medical complications, patient safety, average patient stay, expenses, profitability, patient satisfaction,...
| Feb 15, 2012
Children living next to driveways or parking lots coated with coal tar are exposed to significantly higher doses of cancer-causing chemicals than those living near untreated asphalt, according to a study that raises new questions about commonly used...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 10:00 PM
In the spring, public school students in Midland will cross what until very recently was the political third rail of sex education. For the first time, they will be taught about contraception — and how to practice safe sex.
| Oct 21, 2011
Does the Bible make you a liberal?
OK, we'll wait a moment for your blood pressure to return to normal.
It does sound counter-intuitive, judging from the consistent, persistent right-of-center statements by people who call themselves "Bible-believing"...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 11:14 AM
Kathleen H. Cook
Kathy quietly passed away in the evening hours of October 16, 2011 at her home on the Balboa Peninsula. Her adoring husband remained by her side until the end.
She was born on November 20, 1926 in San Antonio, Texas to Kathleen and Will...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 2:31 PM
As sales of violent video games go up, violent crimes go down. That's what University of Texas Arlington associate professor Michael Ward discovered in a recent study. The reason? Time.
Just about any afternoon in the lobby of UTA's Trinity House you'...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 1:41 PM
Dietitians were once found mainly in hospitals and health care facilities treating patients with diabetes or kidney issues.
While those needs still exist, healthy eating, overcoming the obesity epidemic, quality school lunches and bio-engineered foods...
| May 25, 2012
| 5:24 PM
Klein Oak High School senior Samantha Beasley truly understands the meaning of overcoming the odds of life.
"Any obstacle in her way she finds a way around it, and that's what I love about her because I know she'll go very far in life," Aimee Sanchez,...
| Feb 10, 2011
Pepperdine University has named a federal appeals court judge from Kansas to head its law school, replacing former special prosecutor Kenneth Starr. Judge Deanell Reece Tacha of the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals will start work June 1, the......
| Mar 2, 2011
Creating small groups within a megachurch doesn't necessarily restore a sense of closeness and community, researchers at Baylor University report. One drawback is that small groups can foster cliques within the church. To avoid that, churches can put time...