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Where The Jobs Are: City Of Hope Offers Perks — And A Purpose

Employees of the City of Hope Hospital know the perks and benefits are many.

11/20/2013

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Scientists Dig For Fossils In LA A Century Later

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.

10/27/2013

This artist's impression shows the deep impact spacecraft as it fires an impactor into comet Temple 1. Scientists are hoping to find out more about the origins of our universe by studying the comet. (credit: NASA/Pat Rawlings via Getty Images)

NASA Declares End To Deep Impact Comet Mission

A spacecraft that gave scientists their first peek into a comet’s icy interior will explore no more, NASA said Friday.

09/20/2013

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NOAA Assembles Team To Investigate Ailing Sea Lion Pups

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.

04/06/2013

Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) engineers James Wong (L) and Errin Dalshaug (R) examine a full size engineered model of the Mars rover Curiosity at JPL in Pasadena, California August 2, 2012. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/GettyImages)

Gov. Brown To Visit NASA Lab In Pasadena Responsible For Curiosity Rover

Gov. Jerry Brown is planning to visit the Jet Propulsion Laboratory scientists responsible for the successful mission to land the rover Curiosity on Mars.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/20/2012

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British Scientists Name Hairy Crabs After David Hasselhoff

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/05/2012

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Charity Donates Albacore Tuna Used For Gov’t Research To Needy Families

A Southland charity defended its decision Monday to give away fish that had been previously used in government testing to feed those in need.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/05/2011

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67-Foot Whale Found Dead On SoCal Beach May Help Scientists

A dead whale that washed ashore a Southland beach a week ago may help scientists uncover new information about the ocean’s ecosystem.

11/26/2011

Earthquake Prediction Still Stymies Scientists

Despite years of research, scientists still cannot predict when the next earthquake will strike.

09/04/2011

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Japan’s Great Quake Helps Scientists Plan For Future

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/12/2011

Meganne Macias works on the giant pelvis of "Zed," a Colombian mammoth fossil discovered 80 percent complete, in the laboratory at the Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits in 2009. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Scientists Search La Brea Tar Pits For Ice Age Fossils

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.

03/09/2011

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