As monkeypox hits California's LGBTQ community, activists say not enough is being done
California community health and LGBTQ rights leaders are demanding a much more aggressive response to monkeypox from government and health agencies. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - July 8, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Grace Toohey, Rong-Gong Lin II Source Type: news

Multipronged vaccine protects against COVID virus family members — even some still in hiding
Researchers at Caltech have developed a vaccine designed to neutralize multiple coronaviruses at the same time. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - July 6, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Corinne Purtill, Melissa Healy Source Type: news

Rampant wildfires once led to global mass extinction, scientists say. Can it happen again?
Accelerating wildfires played a key role in the Great Dying by destroying ecosystems too quickly for plant and animal species to adapt. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - July 5, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Corinne Purtill Source Type: news

Q & A: Carver Mead revolutionized computers. Can he do the same for physics?
Microelectronics pioneer Carver Mead of Caltech explains his journey from computer technology to fundamental physics. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - July 2, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Sumeet Kulkarni Source Type: news

Monkeypox spread at two large parties in L.A. County, officials say
Los Angeles County officials have reported limited local transmission of monkeypox, with some recent cases involving people who attended large events and infected people who haven't traveled out of state. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - July 1, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Rong-Gong Lin II, Luke Money Source Type: news

What it's like to catch the coronavirus for the sake of science
A young Briton agreed to be infected with the coronavirus for a scientific study of the most consequential virus on the planet. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - June 30, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Healy Source Type: news

As Roe vs. Wade falls, New Mexico braces for a steep rise of abortion seekers
New Mexico is one of six states that allow late-term abortions. With Roe vs. Wade reversed, it expects a steep rise in out-of-state visitors. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - June 24, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Emily Baumgaertner Source Type: news

What's the difference between the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines for the youngest kids?
Both Pfizer and Moderna are considered safe for kids of all ages, but here are a couple of differences that parents can consider. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - June 24, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Ada Tseng Source Type: news

Pregnant people of color more likely to get procedures they didn't consent to, study finds
A new study provides a sweeping look at how birthing experiences differ dramatically for pregnant people of color compared with pregnant white people. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - June 24, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Marissa Evans Source Type: news

Pregnant people of color more likely to get procedures they didn't consent to, study finds
A new study provides a sweeping look at how birthing experiences differ dramatically for pregnant people of color compared to pregnant white people. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - June 24, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Marissa Evans Source Type: news

Scientists baffled by discovery of bacteria that ought to be too big to function
Scientists have discovered a bacterium that's about 5,000 times larger than any other giant bacteria -- large enough to see without a microscope. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - June 23, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Sumeet Kulkarni Source Type: news

First suspected cases of monkeypox in Riverside and Santa Clara counties reported
Riverside and Santa Clara counties reported their first probable cases of monkeypox this week while the number of confirmed cases continues to grow throughout California. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - June 23, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Jonah Valdez Source Type: news