Man accused of sexually abusing children in Orange County, 'grooming' babysitters to find victims, authorities allege
Orange County authorities are seeking the public's help in identifying potential victims of a Huntington Beach man accused of sexually abusing children for decades and 'grooming' women to seek out babysitting jobs. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 22, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Corinne Purtill Source Type: news

'Dead Ringers' takes an unflinching look at reproductive healthcare in America
Rachel Weisz stars as twin OB-GYNs in Prime Video's remake of the David Cronenberg movie that focuses on reproductive health. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 22, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Meredith Blake Source Type: news

A Black Californian's moon shot uplifts a people who've long found hope in the cosmos
Pomona native Victor Glover Jr.'s selection for NASA's Artemis II moon mission isn't just historic. His fellow Black Americans say it will change how the world sees them — and how they see themselves. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 13, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Tyrone Beason Source Type: news

Cosmic justice: A Black Californian is headed to the moon, lifting up a whole race with him
Pomona native Victor Glover Jr.'s selection for NASA's Artemis II moon mission isn't just historic. His fellow Black Americans say it will change how the world sees them — and how they see themselves. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 13, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Tyrone Beason Source Type: news

With a Black Californian headed to the moon, many see cosmic justice for a whole race
Pomona native Victor Glover Jr.'s selection for NASA's Artemis II moon mission isn't just historic. His fellow Black Americans say it will change how the world sees them — and how they see themselves. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 13, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Tyrone Beason Source Type: news

Abortion's new battleground: Mifepristone's effect on women's mental health
Rigorous research tracking the mental health of women who've had abortions doesn't support the claim that mifepristone is psychologically damaging. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 13, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Healy Source Type: news

Abortion's new battleground: Mifespristone's effect on women's mental health
Scientists have spent years studying the mental health of women who've had abortions. The most rigorous research doesn't support the claim that mifepristone use is psychologically damaging. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 13, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Healy Source Type: news

Opinion: This rapidly spreading deadly fungus is a warning about climate change
Candida auris is believed to be the first pathogenic fungus to arise from global warming. We can't tackle this and other mounting threats without basic public health tools. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 12, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Arjun V.K. Sharma Source Type: news

Column: Anti-vaxxers loved to cite this study of COVID vaccine deaths. Now it's been retracted
An academic study purporting to find 278,000 deaths from COVID vaccinations thrilled the anti-vaccine crowd. The failings that led to its retraction have a lot to teach us about bogus science. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 11, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Michael Hiltzik Source Type: news

How to build a robot arm that can flex in the moon's frigid south pole
NASA's next trip to the moon will explore its south pole, an area that gets even colder than Mars. So scientists need a robotic arm system that can function in temperatures as low as minus 280 F. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 11, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Corinne Purtill Source Type: news

Column: It's not about babies. Abortion restrictions are about power
The suspension of a safe and effective medication for chemical abortions may or may not withstand legal challenges. But its real purpose, to create fear and confusion, has been accomplished. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 11, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Anita Chabria Source Type: news

Opinion: Will the Texas judge's abortion overreach be matched by the Supreme Court?
The decision suspending FDA approval of mifespristone reads like an antiabortion pamphlet and carries a clear message: The judge thinks he won't be held accountable. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 11, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Mary Ziegler Source Type: news

Opinion: Why are we denying people with opioid addiction the most effective treatment?
The FDA just made access to Narcan easier to stop overdose deaths. Methadone also should be made more widely available to treat addiction. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 10, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Ashish Thakrar Source Type: news

Abortion pill ruling: Texas judge revokes FDA approval, but another judge contradicts him
Abortion pill ruling: A federal judge in Texas halts FDA's approval of mifepristone, an abortion medication. But another judge contradicts the ruling. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 7, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Jenny Jarvie, Jennifer Haberkorn Source Type: news

Abortion pill ruling: Texas judge orders hold on FDA approval, but another judge contradicts him
Abortion pill ruling: A federal judge in Texas halts FDA's approval of mifepristone, an abortion medication. But another judge contradicts the ruling. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 7, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Jenny Jarvie, Jennifer Haberkorn Source Type: news