FDA approves bladder cancer treatment by Culver City company
The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved Culver City-based ImmunityBio's treatment for a type of bladder cancer. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 23, 2024 Category: Science Authors: Times staff Source Type: news

Opinion: The decline in American life expectancy harms more than our health
This alarming trend, which began before COVID, fuels a deadly cycle of a sick workforce and weakened economy. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 16, 2024 Category: Science Authors: C éline Gounder and Craig Spencer Source Type: news

Too expensive, too slow: NASA asks for help with JPL's Mars Sample Return mission
NASA's administrator says the agency is committed to the mission to bring samples of Mars back to Earth -- just in less time and for less money. How it will pull that off remains to be seen. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 15, 2024 Category: Science Authors: Corinne Purtill Source Type: news

'Miracle' weight-loss drugs could have reduced health disparities. Instead they got worse
Ozempic and other drugs raised the possibility of reversing the country's obesity crisis. Doctors are frustrated that they've made health disparities worse. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 15, 2024 Category: Science Authors: Karen Kaplan Source Type: news

Column: A cancer survivor's advice: research, persistence and second opinions
It's very helpful, Robin Clough said, when, in the midst of a life-threatening medical crisis, the person you live with is a doctor who makes house calls. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 13, 2024 Category: Science Authors: Steve Lopez Source Type: news

Surrogate otter mom at Long Beach aquarium is rehabilitating pup 'better than any human ever can'
The pup could become Aquarium of the Pacific's first surrogate-raised otter to return to the wild — if she masters the skills needed to hack it in the ocean. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 11, 2024 Category: Science Authors: Lila Seidman Source Type: news

Union accuses Kaiser of violations months after state fine on mental health care
Months after Kaiser Permanente reached a sweeping agreement with state regulators to improve its mental health services, the healthcare giant is facing union allegations that patients could be improperly losing such care. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 9, 2024 Category: Science Authors: Emily Alpert Reyes Source Type: news

This SoCal hazardous waste facility could get a new permit despite past violations
Environmental and community groups want the state to turn down Phibro-Tech for a renewed permit for its Santa Fe Springs facility. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 9, 2024 Category: Science Authors: Emily Alpert Reyes Source Type: news

Solar eclipse thrills crowds in California as it darkens swath of countryside
Millions of people across the U.S. will look up at the sky to witness a rare total solar eclipse. California won't experience totality, but there's still plenty to see. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 8, 2024 Category: Science Authors: Hannah Fry, Caroline Petrow-Cohen, Jireh Deng Source Type: news

A solar eclipse is happening today in California. How to get the best view
Millions of people across the U.S. will look up at the sky to witness a rare total solar eclipse. California won't experience totality, but there's still plenty to see. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 8, 2024 Category: Science Authors: Hannah Fry Source Type: news

RFK Jr. speaks candidly about his gravelly voice
'If I could sound better, I would,' says the presidential candidate, who has spasmodic dysphonia, a neurological condition that affects his vocal cords. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 8, 2024 Category: Science Authors: James Rainey Source Type: news

These scientists think an 'awe'-some eclipse could help unite Americans in troubled times
Awe is a serious topic among psychologists, including one at UC Irvine investigating whether awe-inspiring solar eclipses can help unite Americans. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 7, 2024 Category: Science Authors: Karen Kaplan Source Type: news

A total eclipse is more than a spectacle. So I'm on the road to see it — again
Why would someone journey across the country to watch a total eclipse? Because it's more than just an astronomical rarity: It may be the best show in the universe. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 6, 2024 Category: Science Authors: John Penner Source Type: news

A big year for wildflowers in Southern California — just not poppies. Why?
Poppies across Southern California aren't popping, even as other bright flowers blanket the region. Here's why — and how you can marvel at a different wildflower this year. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 5, 2024 Category: Science Authors: Lila Seidman Source Type: news

How to watch the solar eclipse from California — and avoid heartbreak if chasing 'totality'
While there won't be totality in California, the state will still enjoy an impressive partial eclipse in the late morning — if the skies remain cloud-free. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 1, 2024 Category: Science Authors: Rong-Gong Lin II, Lorena I ñiguez Elebee, Sean Greene Source Type: news