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  • Cal State L.A. awarded $5-million NASA research grant

    Cal State L.A. awarded $5-million NASA research grant
    Cal State Los Angeles was awarded a $5-million NASA grant to establish a new research center focused on the study of hydrology, climate change and other science and technology fields, officials announced Monday. The goal of the five-year grant is to...
  • MacArthur Foundation winding down housing investments

    MacArthur Foundation winding down housing investments
    The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has invested $271 million to create and study affordable housing during the past 15 years, including $76.5 million in its hometown of Chicago. Now it's moving on. The foundation is winding down its...
  • Starfish babies offer glimmer of hope amid mass die-off

    Emerging from a recent dive 40 feet below the surface of the Puget Sound, biologist Ben Miner wasn't surprised by what he found: The troubling disease that wiped out millions of starfish up and down the West Coast had spread to this site along the rocky...
  • Schizophrenia's secrets begin to unravel

    Schizophrenia's secrets begin to unravel
    Schizophrenia is one of psychiatry's most puzzling afflictions, with a complex of symptoms that goes far beyond its hallmark hallucinations and delusional thinking. But new research has found connections among several of schizophrenia's peculiar...
  • Board to hear case for marijuana for PTSD, other conditions

    Board to hear case for marijuana for PTSD, other conditions
    A hearing in Chicago will deal with the tricky question of whether scientific evidence supports military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder using marijuana to manage their symptoms. Monday's hearing is a step toward expanding the Illinois...
  • Study: Cutting carbon dioxide saves 3,500 US lives a year

    The Obama Administration's hotly debated plan to reduce heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the nation's power plants will save about 3,500 lives a year by cutting back on other types of pollution as well, a new independent study concludes. A study from...
  • Mule deer does in badlands off limits for 4th straight year

    North Dakota hunters will not be able to go after mule deer does in the western badlands for a fourth straight year, as officials continue work to boost numbers of the animals that have been impacted by severe winters and the region's energy boom....
  • NIH Building Named In Weicker's Honor

    NIH Building Named In Weicker's Honor
    In the early 1980s, the AIDS virus was just emerging as a major public health problem. The drug AZT, virtually unknown to the public at the time, was identified by experts as a medicine that promised to help slow the spread of the deadly virus. The...
  • Cablevision tops 1Q profit forecasts

    Cablevision Systems Corp. (CVC) on Monday reported first-quarter net income of $44.6 million. On a per-share basis, the Bethpage, New York-based company said it had net income of 16 cents. Earnings, adjusted to account for discontinued operations, were...
  • Dominion beats 1Q profit forecasts

    Dominion Resources Inc. (D) on Monday reported first-quarter profit of $536 million. On a per-share basis, the Richmond, Virginia-based company said it had net income of 91 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 99 cents per share....
  • Wandering Eye: Martin O'Malley's true crime legacy, the Preakness field takes shape, and more

    Wandering Eye: Martin O'Malley's true crime legacy, the Preakness field takes shape, and more
    The New York Times Upshot blog goes Long Shadow this morning with an analysis of how much money a person loses by spending just one year of their childhood in a low-income area. The story is keyed to the online reader's area, so locals will see a...