| May 30, 2014
| 6:53 PM
Does ancestry determine disease risk? Can genetic testing really improve your health? Or does discovering a disease-causing mutation in your genome just give you something else to worry about?
Those are the questions I confront every day in my genetics...
| May 1, 2014
| 7:28 PM
Newport Beach's top-performing high school students were honored at a celebration Wednesday evening for their exemplary academic achievements.
Thirty students from Newport Harbor and Corona del Mar high schools and Sage Hill School, dressed in their...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 9:45 PM
The National Institute on Aging awarded researchers at UC Irvine a two-year, $600,000 grant to develop and study patient-derived stem cell lines.
The UCI Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders, or MIND, will create up to 40 sets...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 5:18 PM
A memorial service will be held this weekend for a former Newport Beach city councilman.
Ray Williams, an early advocate of the Upper Newport Bay ecological preserve, died of natural causes at his home in Lake Arrowhead Aug. 15. He was 79.
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:03 AM
You have 10 minutes to sell someone on Catholicism, no more than that to distill the teachings of the Koran or the foundations of Mormonism.
It's speed-dating for religion, and in a burst of faith-driven curiosity, dozens of students at UC Irvine ...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 9:51 AM
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Can an intense, five-day scientific conference, the American Diabetes Assn. conference in Chicago, bring hope to a worried mom of a Type 1 diabetic?
Thanks to those who have committed their lives to...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 9:06 AM
There's a monster in Nancy and Jack Geerlings' backyard — and it's been growing.
"Our neighbors keep coming in and saying, 'Oh my gosh,'" Nancy Geerlings said, shading her eyes to look up at the monster's head, which, for the first time in...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 6:58 PM
The mysterious appearance of an unpermitted trail in Fairview Park has drawn federal attention.
Earlier this week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service contacted Costa Mesa officials about the potential loss of federally protected vernal pools within...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 9:44 PM
An ecologically sensitive vernal pool at Fairview Park was "modified" by some decomposed granite placed over a portion of it, according to a city-commissioned environmental study.
LSA Associates' six-page report, dated Tuesday, gave recommendations...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 7:44 PM
Sage Hill students, faculty and parents gathered on the Newport Coast campus of the private high school Thursday to celebrate the naming of the new Lisa Argyros and Family Science Center.
The crowd erupted in applause as Lisa Argyros presented a check...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:47 AM
An advisory committee made up of UC Irvine faculty, staff, students, alumni and a foundation representative will assist in the national search for a new chancellor, the university announced Monday.
Bruce Varner, board of regents chairman, also...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 9:42 AM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's inspector general will investigate a federal agency whose mission is to exterminate birds, coyotes, mountain lions and other animals that threaten the livelihoods of farmers and ranchers.
The investigation of U.S....