Children In Southern California Breathing Easier, Study SaysSmog-covered mountains, gritty sidewalks, smelly fumes from traffic-choked freeways. Los Angeles was a tough place to breathe several decades ago but a study shows how much that has changed, especially for the region's youngest residents.
Study: Fluorescent Light Bulbs Emit High Levels Of UV RadiationA new study finds fluorescent light bulbs, although eco- and budget-friendly, emit high levels of ultraviolet radiation.
Study: Ending Hybrids’ Carpool-Lane Access Slowed Traffic For AllThe end of a California program, that granted access to carpool lanes by solo drivers of qualifying hybrid cars, has slowed traffic for everyone, according to research at the University of California, Berkeley.
Studies: Liquor Store Density Linked To Youth ViolenceViolent crime could be reduced significantly if cities limit the number of neighborhood liquor stores and ban the sale of single-serve containers of alcoholic beverages. That’s according to separate studies led by UC Riverside researchers.
Have Researchers Discovered A Leukemia Gene?Researchers at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles Monday announced identification of a mutated gene which plays a role in the development of B-precursor leukemia, the most common form of childhood cancer.