There is growing evidence that California could soon see one of the strongest El Niño events ever this winter – one that could put a dent in the state’s historic drought.
Employees of the City of Hope Hospital know the perks and benefits are many.
Scientists are still digging for Ice Age fossils in the heart of Los Angeles after a century of discoveries. So much has been uncovered from the La Brea Tar Pits that crews have a backlog of bones to clean and sort through.
A spacecraft that gave scientists their first peek into a comet’s icy interior will explore no more, NASA said Friday.
Radiation from Japan’s nuclear disaster is being looked at as one possible cause for what some experts are declaring an “unusual mortality event” after hundreds of ailing sea lion pups washed ashore in Southern California.
Gov. Jerry Brown is planning to visit the Jet Propulsion Laboratory scientists responsible for the successful mission to land the rover Curiosity on Mars.
British scientists have named a new species of crab after actor David Hasselhoff. The crab, which can be found in a deep sea vent in the Antarctic Ocean, has a hairy chest like former “Baywatch” star.
A Southland charity defended its decision Monday to give away fish that had been previously used in government testing to feed those in need.
A dead whale that washed ashore a Southland beach a week ago may help scientists uncover new information about the ocean’s ecosystem.
Despite years of research, scientists still cannot predict when the next earthquake will strike.
Friday’s magnitude-8.9 earthquake in Japan was so powerful it shifted the Earth on its axis and slightly shortened the length of a day.
With a dental pick in hand, Karin Rice delicately scraped off a clump of asphalt from a pelvic bone belonging to a horse that roamed Los Angeles tens of thousands of years ago.