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  • Chemistry on computers? Nobel Prize goes to scientists who led the way

    Chemistry on computers? Nobel Prize goes to scientists who led the way
    A University of Southern California professor and colleagues from Stanford and Harvard universities were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday for their pioneering use of computer modeling programs to help predict complex chemical reactions....
  • How the U.S. gave up on Nobel Prize research

    How the U.S. gave up on Nobel Prize research
    This week's award of the Nobel Prize in physics to Peter Higgs of the University of Edinburgh and Francois Englert of the Free University of Brussels is a reminder of how the U.S. blew the chance to confirm their theory of the "Higgs boson." The...
  • Getting the point: African elephants understand human gestures

    Getting the point: African elephants understand human gestures
    African elephants really get the point -- the finger point that is. At least that's the conclusion of a study published Thursday in the journal Current Biology that examined the behavior of 11 pachyderms who were pointed in the direction of hidden...
  • Bill Nye, back on the small screen: Explains Juno mission for NASA

    Bill Nye, back on the small screen: Explains Juno mission for NASA
    Having trouble wrapping your head around why NASA's Juno spacecraft needed to come so close to Earth as it makes its way to Jupiter? Bill Nye has you covered.  To honor Juno's closest approach to Earth since it launched in 2011, NASA and the YouTube...
  • Males downplay risk of texting and driving, study says

    Do you think its OK to text and drive because you're a great driver? If so, chances are you're a guy. A new study published in the International Journal of Sustainable Strategic Management found that 4 out of 5 college students texted while driving, and...
  • Emmys 2013: Complete list of winners and nominees

    Emmys 2013: Complete list of winners and nominees
    HBO’s political satire “Veep” took home a good portion of the cake in the comedy genre with Julia Louis-Dreyfus winning the Emmy for lead actress in a comedy and Tony Hale going home with supporting actor in a comedy. Ultimately, though,...
  • Sundance 2014: '20,000 Days On Earth' for Nick Cave as man & myth

    Sundance 2014: '20,000 Days On Earth' for Nick Cave as man & myth
    The film “20,000 Days On Earth” is that rare thing, a movie that is hard to classify. Even describing it is difficult to do. Screening as part of the World Cinema Documentary Competition at Sundance, it is a document of the recording of Nick...
  • Special episode of Science Channel’s “Through the Wormhole” looks at Higgs boson “The God Particle”

     
    On the heels of the newest data released by physicists at the CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) Conference held in La Thuile, Italy, regarding the Higgs boson “The God Particle,” Science Channel will be premiering a special...
  • Marc Duvoisin named L.A. Times managing editor

     
    A message to the newsroom from Editor Davan Maharaj: I’m pleased to announce that Marc Duvoisin is the new managing editor of the Los Angeles Times. As you know, this announcement is a long time coming. It reflects months of......
  • Chan Lowe: The "God Particle"

    Chan Lowe: The "God Particle"
    A few months ago, I read an interview of one of the scientists involved in the (now successful) search for the elusive Higgs Boson, and in it he expressed his distaste for the term, the “God Particle.” He allowed that it was something...
  • Quarks and quantum quirks

    Quarks and quantum quirks
    While reading a book on contemporary physics some time ago, I realized that attempting to comprehend it was like trying to floss the teeth of a flea. Underwater. While drunk. With broken fingers. And blindfolded. I managed to finish the book, but the...