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  • Los Angeles' craft brewery scene has more on tap

    Los Angeles' craft brewery scene has more on tap
    Is L.A. finally turning into a beer-making town? The Los Angeles area already hosts some of America's best beer bars, with carefully curated lists of ever-changing taps and bottles, but almost all of those brews have been made somewhere else. We may be...
  • Are Electronics Ruining Your Memory?

    Are Electronics Ruining Your Memory?
    If you're like me, always trying to avoid downtime by texting or checking the time on the cell phone, surfing the web or playing video games then you could be harming your learning process, or so scientists claim at the University of California, San...
  • Marriage? Let me think about it

    Marriage? Let me think about it
    At 36, Kristy Litz has watched most of her girlfriends marry and alight to the suburbs to start families. But marriage is nowhere on Litz's agenda. She wants children, and ideally a partner, but she has seen enough people divorce that she doesn't see the...
  • Soviet lunar rover can still help scientists

    A Soviet Union lunar rover discovered last month on the moon's surface might still prove useful nearly four decades after scientists lost track of it, with physicists announcing Monday that the rover's reflector can still shine bright. "It's been...
  • Things researchers find when looking for other things: What should they tell the test subject?

    Things researchers find when looking for other things: What should they tell the test subject?
    A new study finds that nearly 40% of high-tech imaging scans conducted in the course of research reveal an unexpected abnormality that could be medically worrisome. These unsought discoveries -- known as "incidental findings" --  confront researchers with...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Albert Carnesale, Professor Nuclear

    Patt Morrison Asks: Albert Carnesale, Professor Nuclear
    As a matter of fact, he is a nuclear engineer. And through all of the titles Albert Carnesale has taken on in the upper reaches of academia -- professor and provost of Harvard and dean of its Kennedy School, chancellor of UCLA, where he is still a...
  • Tottenham riots: Violence may be contagious in London, but so is altruism

    Tottenham riots: Violence may be contagious in London, but so is altruism
    The violence that erupted in the low-income London neighborhood of Tottenham after police shot and killed 29-year-old Mark Duggan last weekhas quickly spread to other areas, reportedly devolving from political statement to unchecked criminality, according...
  • Guns and alcohol: Gun owners drink more and take more risks, study says

    Guns and alcohol: Gun owners drink more and take more risks, study says
    Gun owners: Don't shoot me, I'm just the messenger. I must warn you, though, that the findings on gun ownership and risky alcohol behaviors published this week in the British Medical Journal do not paint an altogether flattering picture. You're twice...
  • Deep cleaning

    Deep cleaning
    The road to good health is littered with controversial body-detox strategies promising to melt pounds, boost energy and suck out toxins wrought by poor diet and modern living. It makes sense that a cleaner body is healthier than a toxic one. But does a...
  • Caffeine's buzz chases away women's depression

    Caffeine's buzz chases away women's depression
    Compared with uncaffeinated women, those who drank the equivalent of four or more cups of coffee a day are more likely to drink alcohol and smoke cigarettes and less likely to volunteer their time in church or community groups. But a new study finds...
  • Still our childhood selves?

    Still our childhood selves?
    Chatty kids tend to become chatty adults. Roll-with-the-flow kids tend to become roll-with-the-flow adults. Impulsive kids ... humble kids ...  insecure kids ... well, you can see where this is going. Personality traits tend to stick with us. Researchers...