A drought so bad it exposed a long-ago homicide. Getting the water back will be harder than ever
The added heat from global warming has made drought-stricken lands extra-dry. It will take more precipitation than usual to end it. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - May 6, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Corinne Purtill Source Type: news

Op-Ed: Is that pain you feel all in your head?
Mind and body are both implicated when your body hurts. Recognizing the connection is crucial to treating pain. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - May 2, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Haider Warraich Source Type: news

What a dog's breed can, and can't, tell you about its behavior
A genetic study involving more than 2,100 pet dogs finds that breed alone is a poor predictor of your pooch's behavior. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 28, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Corinne Purtill Source Type: news

Genetic study throws stereotypes about dog breeds to the … you know
A genetic study involving more than 2,100 pet dogs finds that breed alone is a poor predictor of your pooch's behavior. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 28, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Corinne Purtill Source Type: news

CDC's top COVID doctor explains how travelers can reduce risk in a mask-optional world
The CDC's chief medical officer has advice for travelers looking to stay safe when people around them have ditched their masks. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 21, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Healy Source Type: news

Texas reminded motorists to drive safely. It didn't work out as planned
A well-intentioned campaign to boost driver safety in Texas wound up leading to a slight increase in car crashes. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 21, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Corinne Purtill Source Type: news

Q & A: How a Florida judge's mask ruling could cause problems in the next pandemic
The ruling abruptly halted one of the pandemic's most hotly contested public health measures. Its implications may be long-lasting. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 21, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Healy Source Type: news

Russia's Ukraine invasion has escalated a brewing battle over space
Friction with Russia sparked by its invasion of Ukraine has seeped into space, exacerbating tensions over the rules of behavior there and halting negotiations over space weapons. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 11, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Noah Bierman Source Type: news

You're sneezing and coughing. Is that allergies or COVID?
There are a few telltale differences between spring allergy symptoms and a COVID-19 infection. But if you're fully vaccinated, the line can get blurry. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 7, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Jon Healey Source Type: news

Column: The end of the world is coming, even if you've heard it all before
Did you skip it? The United Nations' climate change panel just delivered more proof of our stubborn, catastrophic climate passivity. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 6, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Nicholas Goldberg Source Type: news