LA Times - Science

Saturday the 21st of January 2017

UCLA scientists mark Trump's inauguration with plan to protect climate change data - 20:21

Psychologists ask: What makes some smart people so skeptical of science? - 06:31

Friday the 20th of January 2017

On Trump's White House website, no mention of climate change - 20:21

The last time the oceans got this warm, sea levels were 20 to 30 feet higher than they are today - 07:31

Thursday the 19th of January 2017

For teens, a higher minimum wage could be an effective form of birth control - 23:01

City devastated by OxyContin use sues Purdue Pharma, claims drugmaker put profits over citizens' welfare - 15:51

California scientist names moth species after Donald Trump - 14:51

Wednesday the 18th of January 2017

Here's how rising temperatures have already had an effect - 19:01

Earth sets heat record in 2016 - for the third year in a row - 12:31

Using lasers, scientists turn mice into ferociously efficient hunters - 09:11

Tuesday the 17th of January 2017

Your heartbeat modulates your racial biases. Here's how - 21:21

Saturday the 14th of January 2017

Scientists discover that white rhino dung has a lot in common with a Facebook post - 07:31

Friday the 13th of January 2017

By forcasting routes along the California coast, researchers work to keep blue whales safe - 22:51

Scientists solve a whale of a mystery: Why orcas have menopause - 17:01

Thursday the 12th of January 2017

Experts have only a hazy idea of marijuana's myriad health effects, and federal laws are to blame - 21:01

Wednesday the 11th of January 2017

Vowel sounds made by baboons show that the roots of human speech may go back 25 million years - 22:51

PG-13 movies showcase the most - and the most unrealistic - gun violence, study shows - 00:51

Monday the 9th of January 2017

Rallying support for economic fairness? Better chase off the needy - 21:31

Meet the 'Hidden Figures' mathematician who helped send Americans into space - 18:31

Saturday the 7th of January 2017

How much rain did we get? Ask the iRain app, created at UC Irvine - 16:31

Friday the 6th of January 2017

'Hidden Figures' may feature NASA's history, but it resonates in the present - 21:31

San Diego congressman removes student painting from Congress wall after complaints it was offensive - 17:01

Science explains why humans may never see the world through a hummingbird's eyes - 06:31

Thursday the 5th of January 2017

Cancer rates dropping - 15:31

Giving peanut-based foods to babies early prevents allergies, NIH says - 12:01

Wednesday the 4th of January 2017

In a first, scientists detect 'fast radio bursts' from beyond the Milky Way galaxy - 18:01

Less shrinkage: This is your aging brain on the Mediterranean diet - 17:02

Tuesday the 3rd of January 2017

Research on gun violence is severely underfunded compared with other causes of death - 19:41

Saturday the 31st of December 2016

Seven science stories we can't wait to follow in 2017 - 07:21

Friday the 30th of December 2016

Leap second 2016: Why this New Year's Eve will have an extra second - 07:31

Thursday the 29th of December 2016

Obesity and sedentary behavior: Which is chicken, which is egg? - 12:31

Wednesday the 28th of December 2016

Cheetahs are experiencing alarming declines and should be listed as endangered, scientists say - 22:31

Monday the 26th of December 2016

Pioneering astronomer Vera Rubin dies at 88; she helped find evidence of dark matter - 16:51

Friday the 23rd of December 2016

Raymond Heacock, JPL engineer who worked on Voyager mission, dies at 88 - 18:31

A young doctor tries to get comfortable with the 'C' word - 11:31

Thursday the 22nd of December 2016

Ebola vaccine is highly effective, final test results confirm - 22:31

3.5 trillion insects migrate high across southern England skies each year - 14:41

Wednesday the 21st of December 2016

17% of women with early-stage breast cancer have unnecessary mastectomies, and doctors want to know why - 17:21

Tuesday the 20th of December 2016

Chimpanzees may be helpful, but humans are the only primates that are kind to others, study suggests - 20:31

How to save at least 32,000 lives each year: Replace male doctors with female ones - 20:31

How demand for cellphones and computers threatens ghostly octopod known as Casper - 17:01

Dwarf planet Ceres is a really icy place, NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows - 07:31

Pregnancy brain is real, lasting - and probably good for baby - 07:31

Sunday the 18th of December 2016

Atmospheric rivers fueled by climate change could decimate wild oysters in San Francisco Bay - 09:31

The price tag for cleaning up nuclear waste at Hanford site just went up another $4.5 billion - 01:31

Saturday the 17th of December 2016

The world's largest diamonds reveal secrets of the inner Earth - 08:31

Friday the 16th of December 2016

Newly discovered soil microbes may have helped eat methane after Porter Ranch natural gas leak - 08:31

Abortions don't lead to long-term mental health problems for women, but being denied causes anxiety, study suggests - 07:31

If your gift choices seem to disappoint, psychology may explain why - 06:31

Thursday the 15th of December 2016

Depression symptoms are common among active airline pilots, international survey reveals - 07:21