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  • Ob-gyns sound alarm on 'contraceptive sabotage'

    Ob-gyns sound alarm on 'contraceptive sabotage'
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Doctors should ask teen girls and women whether their partners are trying to force them to get pregnant or otherwise "reproductively coercing" them, according to a group of ob-gyns. That could include pressuring women to...
  • Sex and objectification in travels between East and West

    Sex and objectification in travels between East and West
    Early in "Concerning Strange Devices from the Distant West," a most intriguing new play from Naomi Iizuka, an American woman visiting Yokohama in 1884 is told of the Japanese practice of tattooing the skin with pictures that seem like pieces of a jigsaw...
  • Hopkins researcher receives new award to spotlight scientists

    Hopkins researcher receives new award to spotlight scientists
    Many people have heard of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg or Google co-founder Sergey Brin. But few know about Bert Vogelstein, a Johns Hopkins scientist who helped map the cancer genome and created gene and stool tests to detect colon cancer. A new,...
  • The Last Bison, a chamber-folk band from Chesapeake, is poised for March 5 album release

    The Last Bison, a chamber-folk band from Chesapeake, is poised for March 5 album release
    To say The Last Bison have a lot of irons in the fire is a flaming understatement. The band's major-label debut album, "Inheritance," is set for a March 5 release. A new video is in progress. On Tuesday, the band heads back out on the road. The group'...
  • Music review: A 'festival' of new music begins where others fear to tread

     
    Mark Swed reviews new music concerts at Royal/T and Beyond Baroque, including the world premiere of a new string quartet by Peter Garland....
  • Culture Watch: Roger Reynolds' 'Sanctuary'

     
    Mark Swed reviews the DVD of Roger Reynold's "Sanctuary." The hour-and-a-quarter percussion score of intoxicating beauty had its premiere of at the National Gallery....
  • Federal government sues UCSD Medical Center over job bias

     
    The Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit alleging that the UC San Diego Medical Center has discriminated against new employees who are not citizens by requiring them to present more documentation than is required of citizens....
  • UCSD researchers say they may be homing in on lost Leonardo fresco

     
    UC San Diego researchers announced Monday that they had reached a new milestone in their decades-long search for a lost masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci, saying they had found the type of material used by the Italian Renaissance master on......
  • A long-lost Leonardo da Vinci fresco?

     
    Leonardo da Vinci's "The Battle of Anghiari" has been lost for centuries. Researchers from the UC San Diego say they have found evidence suggesting the fresco is hidden beneath another fresco in Florence, Italy....
  • Firefighters rescue teen's science project drone from palm tree

     
    One of the best student science projects in all of Los Angeles County’s nearly fell victim to a palm tree....
  • New details emerge in L.A. assessor corruption probe

     
    A corruption probe into Los Angeles County Assessor John Noguez widened as investigators in two states served search warrants on a dozen locations, and new details emerged about Noguez’s personal attention to the tax concerns of generous campaign...