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  • Voyage to study effects of ocean acidification off U.S. West Coast

    Voyage to study effects of ocean acidification off U.S. West Coast
    A team of scientists is setting out on a research expedition along the U.S. West Coast to study ocean acidification, the greenhouse gas-driven change in the chemistry of seawater that has been called climate change’s “evil twin.”...
  • Lakers owner Jerry Buss brought 'Showtime' success to L.A.

     Lakers owner Jerry Buss brought 'Showtime' success to L.A.
    The frozen fields of Wyoming came first. Long before the championship trophies. Before the glitz and glamour. Jerry Buss was still a teenager, digging ditches beside his stepfather, when he dreamed of bigger things. It was youthful ambition — a...
  • It was USC that made him Dr. Jerry Buss

     It was USC that made him Dr. Jerry Buss
    Jerry Buss did not enroll as a USC graduate student with aspirations of becoming one of the most successful owners in professional sports history. As a youngster, he thought he might be a photographer. But in high school, he shifted his focus to...
  • UC Davis chemistry researcher arrested after explosion on campus

     
    A UC Davis chemistry researcher has been arrested in connection with a blast on the campus Thursday that prompted an evacuation....
  • NBC Dateline special to examine the Jodi Arias case

     
    Tonight, Friday, May 10, at 9pm ET on NBC's Dateline, the newsmagazine will air “Obsession: The Jodi Arias Story,” an in-depth look into one of the most-followed murder trials in recent years. The hourlong program will tell the full story of...
  • Around Town: Deadheads, the Internet and brain chemistry

    After a photographer caught him playing iPhone poker during a Senate committee hearing on Syria, Sen John McCain (R-Arizona) tried to pass the incident off as a joke. “Scandal! Caught playing iPhone game at 3+ hour Senate hearing — Worst of...
  • Eastern rivers 'on Rolaids' raise concerns

    Eastern rivers 'on Rolaids' raise concerns
    Fresh water isn't what it used to be. New research has found that human activity has caused subtle but significant changes in the basic makeup of rivers in Maryland and elsewhere, with potential consequences for public water use and the health of...
  • Allentown students can get guaranteed admission to Bloomsburg

     
    Allentown School District students can be guaranteed admission to Bloomsburg University as part of a new parternship between the schools. Here are the details, as provided by the school district: ASD students will be guaranteed admission, and will have...
  • UC Irvine offers free online chemistry classes, but not for credit

     
    Chemistry students across the nation and the world will have free and open access to videotaped, online classes from UC Irvine under an unusual initiative starting Monday. UC Irvine’s “OpenChem” program will allow curious visitors and...
  • Trial decision delayed in UCLA lab death case

     
    A Los Angeles judge has delayed until mid-February her decision on whether UCLA chemistry professor Patrick Harran must stand trial on charges stemming from the December 2008 lab fire that killed staff research assistant Sheharbano “Sheri”...
  • A better MCAT may not produce better doctors

    A better MCAT may not produce better doctors
    What does it take to become a good doctor? In the midst of a period of health care reform and primary care shortages, how we do to encourage talented students who want to give back to the community to go into medicine? Since the 1920s, the Medical...