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

The avian soap opera unfolding atop this Berkeley bell tower has humans riveted
Nesting in UC Berkeley's bell tower, peregrine falcons Annie and Grinnell always seemed to soar above the world of human drama. In the last year, all that changed. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 5, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Jeff Bercovici Source Type: news

California adults who live with a gun owner face twice the risk of death by homicide
A new study of California shootings finds that people who live with gun owners are twice as likely to die by homicide. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 5, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Healy Source Type: news

How many COVID deaths are'acceptable'? Answer is key to moving to a post-pandemic world
Deciding how many Americans we are willing to let die of COVID-19 each year is necessary to put the pandemic behind us. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 1, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Healy Source Type: news

How many COVID deaths are 'acceptable'? Decision necessary to move to post-pandemic world
Deciding how many Americans we are willing to let die of COVID-19 each year is necessary to put the pandemic behind us. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 1, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Healy Source Type: news

Careful, cannabis users: Bongs may create more secondhand smoke than cigarettes
Smoking a bong creates concentrations of fine particulate matter four times greater than a cigarette or hookah, the UC Berkeley study found. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 1, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Christian Martinez Source Type: news

Q & A: I'm eligible for a second COVID-19 booster shot. Should I get it?
The FDA and CDC offered little guidance about who should get the newly authorized second COVID-19 booster shot. We break it down. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - March 31, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Healy Source Type: news

I'm eligible for a second COVID-19 booster shot. Should I get it?
The FDA and CDC offered little guidance about who should get the newly authorized second COVID-19 booster shot. We break it down. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - March 31, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Healy Source Type: news

What is aphasia? Behind the brain disorder that has affected Bruce Willis
Legendary "Die Hard" and "Pulp Fiction" star Bruce Willis will end his acting career after being diagnosed with aphasia. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - March 30, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Jaimie Ding Source Type: news

What is aphasia? Behind the common cognitive disorder that has affected Bruce Willis
Legendary "Die Hard" and "Pulp Fiction" star Bruce Willis will end his acting career after being diagnosed with aphasia. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - March 30, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Jaimie Ding Source Type: news

Study reveals likely reason for'stealth' Omicron's recent success
What accounts for BA.2's recent success? It's not due to an ability to evade the protection of COVID-19 vaccines, a new study finds. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - March 17, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Healy Source Type: news

Second COVID booster shot does little to stop Omicron, study finds
A study of healthcare workers finds that a second booster dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine did little to prevent Omicron infections. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - March 17, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Healy Source Type: news

COVID-19 is fading. But ending the health emergency could leave us vulnerable
If the U.S. public health emergency ends, Americans would be vulnerable to a new coronavirus variant that sparks another COVID-19 surge. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - March 14, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Healy Source Type: news

' We need to do all we can': Five key takeaways from the U.N. climate report
The report focuses on how the world can better adapt to the accelerating effects of climate change to reduce risks and protect vulnerable people. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - March 4, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Ian James Source Type: news