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Los Angeles Times - Science

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

3 months ago

Scientists taught these adorable rats to play hide and seek

2 days ago

Even gun owners agree on measures that would reduce gun violence, survey shows

4 days ago

Column: Trump's trashing of NOAA's scientific reputation is part of his war on science

4 days ago

Firefighter study links time spent at 9/11 site in New York with risk of heart problems

2 days ago

Q&A: How the future of medicine looks to the FDA's top drug regulator

2 days ago

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

25 days ago

Invasive mosquitoes are spreading across Los Angeles County. Have you been bitten?

3 months ago

The biggest wildfires currently burning in California

4 days ago

Climate & Environment

1 month ago

Feds finalize plan to open Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling

2 days ago

Trump administration to finalize rollback of Obama's clean water protections

1 day ago

Los Angeles OKs a deal for record-cheap solar power and battery storage

4 days ago

Gardening datebook: Seedlings, succulents and native plants

3 days ago

Bill to open Hollister Ranch beaches to the public heads to Gov. Newsom. Will he sign it?

3 days ago

HIV prevention is making progress. And a breakthrough vaccine appears within reach

2 days ago

How the prescriptions doctors wrote may have helped fuel the U.S. opioid crisis

4 days ago

Dr. Bob Sears' views on vaccines have inspired loyal followers — and a crush of criticism

4 days ago

Q&A: Vaping and lung disease: This doctor saw the link four years ago

12 days ago

More women should consider BRCA test to assess breast cancer risk, new guidelines say

16 days ago

Q&A: A health official says Ebola has been 'cured.' Here's why that's not really the case

18 days ago

DNA findings suggest the Loch Ness monster might be a giant eel

7 days ago

A giant mass of warm water off the Pacific Coast could rival 'the blob' of 2014-15

9 days ago

Why does so much news seem negative? Human attention may be to blame

9 days ago

Day-Glo masterpieces are fading. A conservator and her team are racing to save them

9 days ago

Earthquake fault long thought dormant could devastate Los Angeles, researchers say

12 days ago

The first Americans may have arrived by boat, before the land bridge existed

15 days ago

These UCLA and UC Berkeley buildings may be unsafe in a big earthquake

16 days ago

Earthquakes could kill people in many UCLA, UC Berkeley buildings, officials say

16 days ago

No single 'gay gene' determines same-sex sexual behavior, DNA analysis finds

15 days ago

1.3 billion tons of food being wasted each year. Can we stop it?

17 days ago

3.8-million-year-old fossil reveals face of Lucy's ancestors

18 days ago