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Los Angeles Times - Science

Police shootings of unarmed black people linked to health problems for black infants

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NASA's sun-skimming spacecraft has surprises for scientists

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Climate models are often attacked, but most of the time they're remarkably good

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Atmospheric rivers cause $1 billion in damage a year, study shows, and are getting worse

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Q&A: Carbon emissions will reach record high in 2019, thanks to the burning of fossil fuels

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Louisiana tried to help prisoners fight opioid addiction. Here's why doctors objected

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DNA ties Ashkenazi Jews to group of just 330 people from Middle Ages

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Getting killed by police is a leading cause of death for young black men in America

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Suicide rates for U.S. teens and young adults are the highest on record

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Huge waves and disease turn Marshall Islands into 'a war zone,' health official says

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How the U.S. betrayed the Marshall Islands, kindling the next nuclear disaster

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Atmospheric river storms are getting worse and causing billions in damage across California

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Yoda and Leia are among first stranded sea lions this season. Rescuers blame the weather

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Romaine lettuce tainted by fecal bacteria sickens more than 100 people

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California must act now to prepare for sea level rise, state lawmakers say

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World & Nation

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U.N. says current decade heading for new temperature record

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Do PG&E and Edison need higher profits? California is about to decide

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California should take over PG&E and possibly other utilities, former top regulator says

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A U.S. tribe wants to resume whale hunting. Should it revive this tradition?

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Some say 'hazing' stops coyotes from becoming urbanized. Biologists aren't so sure

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Both old and new drugs may offer fresh ways to fight heart disease

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When pregnant women who abuse opioids are treated like criminals, their babies suffer

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Climate & Environment

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A warmer world is an unhealthier place for children, doctors warn

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Superbug infections are rising but deaths are falling, CDC says

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Statin use is up and U.S. cholesterol levels are down after controversial guidelines

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For young athletes, concussion risks of playing sports are still unclear, experts say

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Margaret Mangan wants Californians to know — and love — their backyard volcanoes

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Threat of mudslides returns to California after devastating fires. How do they work?

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Homeland Security watchdog investigates whistleblower complaint over lapses in bioterrorism program

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Endangered toad born for first time via in vitro fertilization

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Even computer algorithms can be biased. Scientists have different ideas of how to prevent that

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A disease that could devastate citrus growers has reached San Bernardino County

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Romaine lettuce recalled nationwide due to E. coli bacteria outbreak

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Butterfly on a bomb range: How scientists have made the Endangered Species Act work

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Juul wanted to revolutionize vaping. It took a page from Big Tobacco's chemical formulas

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In the Sierra, scientists bet on 'survivor' trees to withstand drought and climate change

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New satellite measurements show how polluted Los Angeles' air really is

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California sues Trump again for revoking state's authority to limit auto emissions

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Biggest California earthquake in decades ruptured on at least 24 faults

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