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  • Hopkins scientists pursue origins of the universe

    Hopkins scientists pursue origins of the universe
    Johns Hopkins University scientists are building a telescope meant to look at space in a way no one has before, hoping to probe the blackness between planets, stars and galaxies, into deep time and the mystery of how it all began. For decades,...
  • The King's Academy alumni acting the part

    It has become a tradition for The King's Academy to place its graduating seniors in the top collegiate acting programs across the United States. Recently the Hollywood Reporter released an article titled The 25 Best Drama Schools in 2014; it polled 60...
  • Housing costs are a greater burden in L.A. than elsewhere

    More Angelenos spend a large portion of their income on housing than people anywhere else in the country, according to a new study out Thursday from Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies. Fully half of the households in metro Los Angeles...
  • Brain's limits lead to unconscious choices in what we see and remember

    Brain's limits lead to unconscious choices in what we see and remember
    The human brain is a marvel of power and flexibility, and a pair of new studies out Monday demonstrates that when it runs up against the limits of its capacity to take in and store information, the brain often relies on its agility to fill the gap. In the...
  • Housing crisis over? Not yet, most adults tell survey

    Housing crisis over? Not yet, most adults tell survey
    Another national survey is out that points to the struggles people face to make a monthly housing payment. In the past three years, more than half of adults have taken steps that include getting a second job, racking up credit card debt, cutting back on...
  • Supreme Court smacks down patent lawyers

    Scratch a patent-law expert and you'll find a Supreme Court critic. Most patent lawyers I know disdain the Supreme Court, or at least think it should butt out of their disputes and let the Federal Circuit, made up of experienced patent-law judges, do...
  • Google Doodle honors Rachel Carson, author and environmentalist

    Rachel Louise Carson was born 107 years ago today in Springdale, Pa. Google is celebrating the occasion with a Google Doodle of the author and environmentalist standing with her notebook amid a wild world filled with plants and creatures. Carson is...
  • Did Sheryl 'Lean In' Sandberg turn her back on Boston hotel workers?

    Sheryl Sandberg may be finding that the problem with turning herself into an advocate for unappreciated women in the workplace is that there are a lot of unappreciated women out there who need her help. But it certainly sounds like the eminent...
  • Hammer exhibitions chief Brooke Hodge hired by NYC design museum

    Hammer exhibitions chief Brooke Hodge hired by NYC design museum
    After more than a decade as a curator and administrator on the Los Angeles art scene at the Hammer Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art, architecture and design specialist Brook Hodge is heading to Manhattan as deputy director of Cooper-Hewitt,...
  • NBA record $2 billion offered for Clippers

    Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has won a frenetic bidding war for ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers, with a $2-billion offer that would set a record price for an NBA team. Ballmer bid higher than competitors that included Los...
  • Antidepressants & self-harm: For those under 24, initial dose matters

    Antidepressants & self-harm: For those under 24, initial dose matters
    About a decade after the Food and Drug Administration first warned that antidepressant medications increase the risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviors in children, new research has found that kids and young adults starting on high doses of...