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Los Angeles Faces Decline as Employers Flee City's Costs
Frederic Scheer employed 70 people making plastic resins from plant starches in suburban Los Angeles until he calculated in 2010 that he could save $600,000 a year by moving Cereplast Inc. to the middle of Indiana.
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Yoga may be the answer to infertility - Indiatalkies.com
Los Angeles, April 17: Too much stress may cause infertility among women, says a new research.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Giant Gamma Ray Detector Searches for Two Home Sites
The telescope array will be split across the Northern and Southern hemispheres. Credit: DESY/Milde Science Comm./Exozet When very-high-energy gamma-rays slam into Earth's atmosphere, they trigger particle showers that emit a faint blue light.
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Eavesdropping on brain cell chatter
Everything we do - all of our movements, thoughts and feelings are the result of neurons talking with one another, and recent studies have suggested that some of the conversations might not be all that private.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Same-Sex Weddings Would Generate Nearly $50 Million for Economy, Study Finds
Oregon's economy could gain nearly $50 million in spending over the next three years if a federal circuit court judge strikes down the state's ban on same-sex marriage , PQ Monthly reported today .
Panel homes in on sites for I3-ray detector
When very-high-energy I3-rays slam into Earth's atmosphere, they trigger particle showers that emit a faint blue light.
Chilean Mummies Reveal Signs of Arsenic Poisoning
As expected, the team detected arsenic in the mummy's hair and in the soil. They also discovered skin conditions indicative of arsenic poisoning.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
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U.S. National Archives, 1973 near Leakey, Texas
We've all seen the beer commercials set in big beach dance parties: the bikini-clad woman passing a frosty bottle over to her partner, a well-muscled specimen with an equally bare midriff and a knowing smile.
Mapping tool used by Census Bureau has roots in NSF-funded project
In colleges and universities across the country, undergraduate students in the social sciences are using an online educational tool that goes beyond the traditional presentation of demographic data as numbers and tables.
Electron Spin Could Yield PCs That Run Fast While Turned Off
A team of Japanese researchers has proposed a model for the near future of computing based on identifying a 1 from a 0 according to the direction in which an electron spins, rather than where the chip had previously stashed an electrical charge.
Boatwright bell tower chimes will mimic wind patterns
Professor Martin Bonadeo sits before the carillon, a two-tier keyboard in the upper reaches of Boatwright tower, scanning a sheet of wind direction data gathered by the Richmond airport.
The Secret Spiritual History of Calculus
In the 17th century Italian mathematician Bonaventura Cavalieri proposed that every plane is composed of an infinite number of lines and every solid of an infinite number of planes.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Treble at the Festival of Books
Students from the USC a capella group "SoCal Vocals" entertain guests at the 19th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books held on campus this Saturday and Sunday.
Festival features USC alumni, faculty
Vendors haul trucks of rare books, leather journals and comics to their stands. Bestselling authors brace themselves in preparation for the adoration of their fans, the sort that will spend hours waiting in line for a signature on a title page.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Searching High and Low for Dark Matter
This NASA Hubble Space Telescope image shows the distribution of dark matter in the center of the giant galaxy cluster Abell 1689, containing about 1,000 galaxies and trillions of stars.
USAC Members Should Not Participate In External Lobbying Groups
USAC MEMBERS SHOULD NOT PARTICIPATE IN EXTERNAL LOBBYING GROUPS Daily Bruin: University of California - Los Angeles April 9, 2014 Wednesday by Aram Ghoogasian A free meal could signify a first date or a birthday celebration, but for student government members, it could easily represent a conflict of interest.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Transient Ischemic Attack
Dr. Kulick received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Southern California, School of Medicine.
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Parents Feel Limited in Ability to Prevent Child Obesity
Parents want to help their children avoid obesity but feel limited in their ability to take action, according to a study published online April 3 in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Preventing Chronic Disease .
Minimum wage hike would reduce poverty for gay couples: study
President Obama supports an increase in the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour but the bill is stalled in the Republican-controlled House.
Tracing the Artful Roots of Asbestos
Byzantine monks used chrystotile fibers to complete their religious frescoes at the monastery Enkleistra of St. Neophytos in Cyprus, according to University of California, Los Angeles archaeological scientist Ioanna Kakoulli, Live Science reported.