Smog-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.
A new study finds fluorescent light bulbs, although eco- and budget-friendly, emit high levels of ultraviolet radiation.
The 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.
Violent 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.
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.