| Feb 9, 2014
| 5:25 PM
The recent expulsions of 11 students from an Orange County high school because of a cheating scandal appeared to be a forceful stand against academic dishonesty. But that discipline also has focused attention on the murkier questions about whether, and...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 5:58 PM
SAN DIEGO — Above the water line, the Point Loma wharf at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography is impressive: large, high-tech ships dock there before cruising off to research sea life and climate conditions around the world. The skyline of...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Lauren Holiday sits pensively, hands clasped in her lap, a UCLA basketball practice jersey folded around her.
Rocking slightly, she leans forward in her chair as she struggles to remember the incidents that changed her life.
She had been asked about...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 10:07 AM
Global warming is changing the Arctic so quickly that experts say we should expect an ice-free Arctic Ocean in the summer within just a few decades.
But a group of scientists says there is a way to spare the Arctic from more disastrous climate change....
| Mar 7, 2014
| 8:24 PM
UC Irvine's Paul Merage School of Business will have a new dean this summer, according to a news release.
Eric R. Spangenberg, who is in his ninth year as the dean Washington State University's College of Business, will take the helm of the Paul...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 2:54 PM
In the rings of ancient and gnarled trees, scientists have found evidence of a period of an unusual stretch of warmth and wetness in Mongolia between the years 1211 and 1225 — the exact time that Genghis Khan was in power.
| Dec 7, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Last week, a neat little nugget was tucked into the bottom of a story about USC's new head football coach, Steve Sarkisian.
The piece by Eric Sondheimer — the local treasure who covers prep sports for The Times — noted that Sarkisian had...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 11:54 AM
In the third-floor rock-and-mineral galleries at Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History in New Haven are some spectacular and beautiful geological wonders: a smooth, transparent pink calcite, a sea-green fluorite that looks like a big jade teddy bear, a...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:39 PM
WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration published a plan Thursday that sets the stage for law enforcement agencies, businesses, universities and hobbyists to begin flying remotely piloted aircraft, better known as drones, in the United...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Are doctors inadvertently fueling the anti-vaccine movement?
A study published Monday in the Journal of Pediatrics analyzed more than 100 vaccine discussions involving 16 healthcare providers and found that how the doctor phrased the vaccine question...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:57 PM
WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration released what it called a road map Thursday that sets the stage for law enforcement agencies, businesses, universities and hobbyists to fly remotely piloted aircraft, better known as drones, inside...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 8:10 PM
It was evident in June that the Bellarmine-Jefferson High football program was in trouble. With new Coach Lance Fauria on the job for just one month and the team suffering from a low turnout, Bell-Jeff didn't participate in spring practices.