LA Times - Science

Saturday th 30th of November 2019

DNA lets scientists peer into the faces of our ancient cousins, the Denisovans - 12:27

Missing: Nearly 3 billion birds that used to live in North America - 12:27

Q&A: What is the U.N. climate change summit? - 12:27

Here's how 6 countries are stepping up to meet the Paris climate goals - 12:27

Niche drugs become victims of their own success as off-label use leads to shortages - 12:27

The oceans are taking a beating under climate change, U.N. report warns - 12:27

New UCLA institute will study — and spread — kindness - 12:27

'Rapid DNA' promises breakthroughs in solving crimes. So why does it face a backlash? - 12:27

Congratulations, America, you're eating better. But you still have a ways to go - 12:27

Review: 'Jim Allison: Breakthrough' salutes a one-of-a-kind Nobel Prize-winning Texan - 12:27

Review: 'Chasing Einstein' documentary dives into scientists' pursuit of big brain ideas - 12:27

Babies have been drinking milk from bottles for thousands of years. Here's the proof - 12:27

Why flavored vaping products are this era's Big Tobacco menthol cigarettes - 12:27

Resnick explains $750-million gift to Caltech for climate research. 'The kids are concerned' - 12:27

A big planet orbiting a tiny star? Here's how it can happen - 12:27

Small strips of nature in just the right places can keep plants from going extinct - 12:27

Despite known health risks, researchers question the need to cut back on red meat - 12:27

The FDA tried to ban flavors years before the vaping outbreak. Top Obama officials rejected the plan - 12:27

Can DUI convictions help keep guns out of the hands of people prone to violence? - 12:27

The biggest likely source of microplastics in California coastal waters? Our car tires - 12:27

To survive global warming, Mojave Desert birds will need a lot more water — and they probably won't get it - 12:27

When masculinity turns 'toxic': A gender profile of mass shootings - 12:27

Mice that vaped nicotine for a year had a dramatic increase in tumor growth, study finds - 12:27

1,306 U.S. infants were born with syphilis in 2018, even though it's easy to prevent - 12:27

Column: There's enormous waste in U.S. healthcare, so why isn't anyone doing anything about it? - 12:27

Opinion: The latest flip-flop on red meat uses best science in place of best guesses - 12:27

Chemical companies agree to end fight over pesticide ban - 12:27

Americans increasingly fear violence from people who are mentally ill. They shouldn't - 12:27

Soviet cosmonaut Alexei Leonov, 1st human to walk in space, dies at 85 - 12:27

Massive opioid case may end with huge settlement. Where would the money go? - 12:27

What do you get when you combine a hurricane and an earthquake? A 'stormquake' - 12:27

Opioid addiction can be overcome with mindfulness, study suggests - 12:27

No, elderberry syrup will not prevent the flu - 12:27

California's earthquake warning app: How much time would you get to prepare? - 12:27

Unprecedented movement detected on California earthquake fault capable of 8.0 temblor - 12:27

Column: Pelosi finds a way to save billions by cutting drug prices, but Big Pharma pushes back - 12:27

Virus may be culprit in AFM, the paralyzing, poliolike illness affecting kids - 12:27

Sea gulls love In-N-Out. But their diet may be changing their Channel Islands home - 12:27

By age 6, kids tend to see white men as more 'brilliant' than white women - 12:27

Q&A: Google claims 'quantum supremacy.' What could that mean for the future of computing? - 12:27

When computers make biased health decisions, black patients pay the price, study says - 12:27

New drug overdose data capture earliest days of fentanyl's deadly westward expansion - 12:27

Fruity flavors lure teens into vaping longer and taking more puffs, study says - 12:27

More kids who are severely obese should have weight-loss surgery, pediatricians say - 12:27

Friend or foe? Washington is vexed by an uninvited visitor - 12:27

Can a Halloween costume influence a trick-or-treater's honesty? - 12:27

Measles infection causes 'immune amnesia,' leaving kids vulnerable to other illnesses - 12:27

Trump left the Paris Agreement, but cities, states and companies say they're still in. How much can they do? - 12:27

California's strict vaccination law will have only 'modest' impact, study says - 12:27

They've managed the forest forever. It's why they're key to the climate change fight - 12:27