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KTLA NewsEXPOSITION PARK, Calif. (KTLA) -- The California Science Center has reached a settlement after a two-year legal dispute with the American Freedom Alliance over the 2009 cancellation of a controversial documentary criticizing Charles Darwin's theory of...
A fresh religious controversy is ripening in the Big Apple. Atheists there want to ban a word from the name of a street. In the Red Hook neighborhood of New York City, residents got part of a street renamed to honor seven firefighters who died during the...
For close encounters of the furry, feathered, or scaly kind, there's no place on the planet quite like the Galapagos Islands. "You just see some of the craziest things," said Jonathan Brunger, operations manager for Adventure Life, a Montana company that...
I have just completed re-reading "The Origin of Species," Charles Darwin's great 19th century book proposing a new explanation for how the world came to have such a remarkable array of plant and animal organisms. The first edition of the book was issued...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesThe idea of caring for the environment seems to be easier to get across to kids than to adults. Many adults just think the world is too complicated. "What difference does one light bulb or one plastic water bottle make in the wide world?" they think. For...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelThose Wallace & Gromit animators at Aardman have “Arthur Christmas” due out this November. But their next announced work is“The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists.” It's the first of a planned series of Aardman films based...
Archaeopteryx, believed for 150 years to have been the first bird, was probably only a feathered dinosaur that had great difficulty getting off the ground when it lived 150 million years ago, researchers reported this week in the journal PLoS One....
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterSo you hate royal weddings. Or you love them. Or maybe you've caught yourself attending to arcane details of Prince William and Kate Middleton's plans for April 29, but you can't say exactly why. Here's one reason: They defy time. Start with just the...
I've often fantasized about retracing the steps of such naturalists as Charles Darwin, Alexander von Humboldt and William Bartram, who saw exotic places and recorded, in detail, the plants and animals they described so vividly on their expeditions. -----...
Special to The TimesI cry. At mushy Hallmark commercials in which the son finally gets home on Christmas Eve. At weddings because everybody's so happy. At funerals because everybody's so sad. Even watching the Olympics, when I bond with the skaters who get teary because...
Thomas Eisner, who became known as the "father of chemical ecology" as a result of his pioneering studies of how insects use chemicals to mate, elude predators and capture prey, died March 25 at his home in Ithaca, N.Y. He was 81 and had Parkinson's...
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