| Apr 2, 2014
| 5:20 AM
ANGANGUEO, Mexico On a high mountain slope in central Mexico, a patch of fir trees looks dusted in orange and black. In fact, millions of monarch butterflies cloak the trees. The forest murmurs with the whir of their flapping wings.
| Mar 15, 2014
| 4:04 PM
WHAT DO YOU THINK? CLICK TO CAST YOUR VOTE! (Note: This is an unscientific poll.)
Connecticut was the first state to require labeling food containing genetically modified organisms (if other states pass similar legislation). A bill this year would ban...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 10:39 AM
"The Matrix" creators Andy and Lana Wachowski have a new chosen one: Mila Kunis, star of the upcoming sci-fi spectacle "Jupiter Ascending."
The latest trailer for the movie, which you can watch above, introduces Kunis' character, Jupiter Jones, who like...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:15 PM
When you shop for food, are you thinking of your devotion to the environment or to animal welfare? Do your primary concerns involve allergies or genetically modified (GMO) ingredients? Even as the federal government is working to simplify food labels,...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 11:23 AM
In Hollywood, a 1920s hotel-turned-apartment-building called the Whitley House has been sold for nearly $15 million.
The six-story building at 1963 N. Cahuenga Blvd. has 100 apartments, most of which are considered "micro-units" because they are about...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 12:45 PM
A food safety group filed a lawsuit in hopes of forcing the U.S. Department of Agriculture to release documents in court that could explain why the federal agency approved genetically engineered alfalfa despite its misgivings about environmental safety....
| Mar 30, 2014
| 7:02 PM
SACRAMENTO — The high-stakes battle over labeling foods with genetically engineered ingredients is back.
Less than two years after California voters narrowly turned down a labeling ballot measure, the state Senate is grappling with the issue....
| Mar 27, 2014
| 5:11 PM
With the help of Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering students who spent years stringing bits of DNA together, scientists have built the world's first synthetic yeast chromosome, which eventually could help in the production of drugs, vaccines, biofuels...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:27 PM
Between vaccine refusal, drug resistant strains of bacteria, and the growing ranks of the immuno-compromised, it sometimes seems that we humans are losing our brief moment of superiority in the unending arms race against pathogens. But a new technique has...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 10:36 AM
Serge Azria, founder the popular women’s clothing lines Joie, Current/Elliott and Equipment, has purchased a two-building site near downtown Los Angeles that will permit him to grow his operations.
Azria bought two buildings for $7.75 million at...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 4:54 PM
Is there really a link between vaccine and autism, cellphones and cancer, the HIV virus and the CIA? Almost half of Americans believe the answer is yes for at least one of the many medical conspiracy theories that have circulated in recent years. And...