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  • Bioengineer is working to make E. coli fight obesity, depression

    Bioengineer is working to make E. coli fight obesity, depression
    Scientists have made great strides in cataloging the human microbiome, the collection of tiny organisms that live on and in our bodies. Now some researchers want to put those microbes to work. At the forefront of this effort is Jeff Tabor, a synthetic...
  • Trouble getting pregnant? Check your cholesterol

    Trouble getting pregnant? Check your cholesterol
    For couples looking to conceive a baby, one key roadblock could be hiding in plain sight: high lipids circulating in the bloodstream of either partner. High cholesterol readings, according to a study published Tuesday, are implicated in delayed...
  • Dinosaur hunter is making prehistory

    Dinosaur hunter is making prehistory
    Scott Richardson is up at dawn, standing atop a rocky ridgeline near his base camp, a solitary figure in the slanting light. He surveys a primordial wilderness of dry creek beds and stands of juniper and pinyon pine. "This is dinosaur country," he says,...
  • Extensive harbor cleanup begins after Port of L.A. fire

    Extensive harbor cleanup begins after Port of L.A. fire
    Port of Los Angeles authorities are beginning an extensive harbor cleanup in the aftermath of a fire that burned through much of a wharf and released toxic gases and smoke into surrounding communities. The largest fire at the port in decades erupted...
  • Langley Speedway Legends champion Spencer Saunders to try his hand at Late Model racing

    Langley Speedway Legends champion Spencer Saunders to try his hand at Late Model racing
    HAMPTON — When Spencer Saunders says everything in his life is scheduled around stock car racing, he's not kidding. Whether he's at school or at work or simply having fun, racing is always a part. Saunders, 24, works up to 50 hours a week in...
  • Mark Fields to replace Alan Mulally as Ford chief executive

    Mark Fields to replace Alan Mulally as Ford chief executive
    Ford Motor Co. said its Chief Executive Alan Mulally will retire July 1. The automaker chief operating officer Mark Fields will be named Ford president and chief executive and join Ford’s board of directors. The transition was expected since...
  • More than 5 million in state live near oil or gas well, report says

    More than 5 million in state live near oil or gas well, report says
    More than 5 million Californians — most of them in Los Angeles and Kern counties — live near an oil or gas well, and expanding drilling in the state could increase their exposure to health risks, according to a report released Wednesday by a...
  • Enhanced Ebola screening begins at New York's JFK airport

    Enhanced Ebola screening begins at New York's JFK airport
    Passengers arriving from the three countries hit hardest by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa began undergoing enhanced screening Saturday before being allowed through immigration at New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport, the first of five ports of...
  • Wood-aged cheese: How science slices the debate over bacteria

    Wood-aged cheese: How science slices the debate over bacteria
    So what's the big stink over wood-aged cheese anyway? Is it deadly or just delicious? Artisanal cheese-makers raised a fuss recently when an FDA official suggested that wooden cheese shelves posed a public health risk because they were not "adequately...
  • South Plantation High School is off to the races

    "Drivers, start your engines" is a phrase usually followed by the loud explosion of combustion engines roaring to life in any average car race. But for South Plantation High School's Solar Knights, the sound is instead the whine of electric engines. The...
  • AT&T promises 4G WiFi on planes as soon as next year

    AT&T promises 4G WiFi on planes as soon as next year
    Airline travelers who are frustrated with the speed of wireless Internet on planes may have some relief soon. Communications giant AT&T has announced it is working to put 4G LTE wireless Internet on commercial planes by as soon as late 2015. AT&T said...