Naloxone helps prevent opioid deaths. Here's how to find and use it
The state and L.A. County have worked hard to make Naloxone more widely available. One of the hurdles, though, has been the price of the inhalable version, Narcan. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - May 23, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Jon Healey Source Type: news

' They're not trying to die': How drug checking aims to protect users in a messy market
Overdoses claimed some 107,000 lives last year in the U.S. Public health advocates, researchers and activists want to help people find out what is in their drugs. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - May 22, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Emily Alpert Reyes Source Type: news

'They're not trying to die': How drug checking aims to protect users in a messy market
Overdoses claimed some 107,000 lives last year in the U.S. Public health advocates, researchers and activists want to help people find out what is in their drugs. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - May 22, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Emily Alpert Reyes Source Type: news

Q & A: Talking God, science and religion with theoretical physicist Frank Wilczek
As a theoretical physicist, Wilczek has been peeking under the hood of our perceived reality for more than 50 years now. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - May 19, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Deborah Netburn Source Type: news

More free COVID rapid tests are available. Here's how to get yours
The Biden administration announced Tuesday that each U.S. household can order eight free at-home test kits, on top of the eight previously made available. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - May 17, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Jon Healey Source Type: news

Photos of the'blood moon' lunar eclipse from SoCal and around the world
The moon was eclipsed for about 1½ hours, one of the longest totalities of the decade. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - May 16, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Times Photography Staff Source Type: news

Photos of the 'blood moon' lunar eclipse from SoCal and around the world
The moon was eclipsed for about 1½ hours, one of the longest totalities of the decade. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - May 16, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Times Photography Staff Source Type: news

U.S. reaches 1 million COVID deaths — and the virus isn't done with us
The milestone is an indelible reminder of the awful toll that the disease has taken and continues to take. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - May 16, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Emily Baumgaertner, Kurtis Lee Source Type: news

With old-school technology, can Novavax win over COVID vaccine skeptics?
Newfangled COVID-19 vaccines have left many people yearning for an old-school alternative. The one from Novavax could fit that bill. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - May 16, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Healy Source Type: news

Q & A: She discovered the black hole at the center of our galaxy. This week, she finally saw it
UCLA astronomer Andrea Ghez explains the remarkable photo of Sagittarius A*, the black hole at the center of the Milky Way. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - May 13, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Corinne Purtill Source Type: news

Astronomers produce the first image of the black hole at the heart of our Milky Way galaxy
Astronomers have unveiled the first image of the supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - May 12, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Corinne Purtill Source Type: news

Astronomers capture first image of supermassive black hole at our galaxy's center
Astronomers have unveiled the first wild but fuzzy image of the supermassive black hole at the center of our own Milky Way galaxy. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - May 12, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Corinne Purtill Source Type: news

A guide to help you keep track of all the Omicron subvariants
The Omicron strain of the coronavirus keeps generating new subvariants. Here's a look at how they stack up. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - May 6, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Louis Jacobson Source Type: news