Environment / Science
Angelenos can keep a lookout for a certain type of fly with gruesome, parasitic tendencies. They're called Ant-Decapitating Flies (or ADFs for short) and recently, scientists at the Natural History Museum found them living in Glendale.
The state Senate is targeting a Southern California battery recycling facility that has operated for 32 years without a final permit.
Scientists have decoded the DNA of the tumor and found that the cancer cells are a living fossil of an ancient dog that lived thousands of years ago.
That's the debris left over from malfunctioning satellites, rocket stages and even lost equipment from space walks.
We talk with Kevin Roderick, who has reached his palm tree tipping point, and Frank McDonough, an actual expert in palms, and who still loves the ubiquitous transplant.
A team led by the European Space Agency has detected signs of water on Ceres, a dwarf planet approximately the size of Texas.
Nearly a quarter of sharks and rays are threatened with extinction.That means these ancient types of fish are among the most endangered animals in the world.
The drought here in California has meant a lot of mud, sweat and tears at the ski resorts in the Sierra Nevada mountains.
Here in Southern California, residents are grappling with what it means to be back in an official drought and wondering why it is so hot — in January.
New games hitting the market use EEGs so you can move a toy helicopter with your mind or play the brain like a musical instrument. And there may be an added health benefit.
Ten years ago this week the Opportunity rover landed on Mars, and it's survived long past its expected expiration date. And what's up with that mystery rock?
Scientists will retake control of the European Space Agency's Rosetta after its nearly three-year hibernation. They hope to use it to put the first space lander on a comet.
A new study from UC Irvine and Chinese scientists shows China is exporting air pollution to the U.S. west coast along with inexpensive goods.
Some of the earliest science fiction imagined voyages to Mars. We now have the space-faring technology to make reaching the Red Planet possible.
Researchers have decided to hand the city of Los Angeles a list of concrete buildings, some of which may be prone to collapse during a strong earthquake.
Gov. Brown has proclaimed a drought emergency, allowing the state to seek financial assistance and other help from the federal government during its third dry year.