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  • UCI researcher wins large research grant

    A UC Irvine stem cell researcher won a $4.8-million grant to fund research toward a treatment for multiple sclerosis. The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine awarded immunologist Thomas Lane, of the campus' Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell...
  • Former Newport Harbor, CdM teacher sharp to the end

    Former Newport Harbor, CdM teacher sharp to the end
    John Warren Johnson, a longtime science teacher at Newport Harbor and Corona del Mar high schools, has died of congestive heart failure. He was 96. His son, John Richard Johnson, said his father died Thursday at a hospice in Santa Barbara. The elder...
  • Mailbag: Science teacher was special person, friend

    In November 1964, I was in the 11th grade, beyond high school biology, when I transferred to Corona del Mar High. There I met John Warren Johnson ("Former teacher was sharp to the end," Sept. 1), who devoted time to a Biology Club, unheard of at Hollywood...
  • Point is picture perfect

    Point is picture perfect
    Even with a marine layer, a gorgeous view beats a Monday morning at the office any day. Crystal Cove State Park's celebration of the area's designation as a State and National Landmark on June 28 provides the ideal excuse to start the week with fresh...
  • Sculptor says his live-work project would benefit environment

    Sculptor says his live-work project would benefit environment
    A proposed 30-unit, live-work space for artists in the canyon would provide environmental benefits, according to the sculptor who wants permission to build the development. Louis Longi said his project would include a way to capture storm water runoff...
  • From the Doctor's Corner: Good news about genetic cancer risks

    The recent disclosure by actress Angelina Jolie that she had undergone elective bilateral mastectomies to reduce her risk of breast cancer provides an opportunity to understand the science behind the BRCA gene mutation she carries. Jolie's mother died...
  • Roy Britten dies at 92; Caltech biologist was DNA, gene pioneer

    Roy Britten dies at 92; Caltech biologist was DNA, gene pioneer
    Roy J. Britten, a Caltech biologist who discovered that the mammalian genome includes large quantities of repetitive DNA sequences that do not serve as blueprints for genes, has died. He was 92. Britten, who had pancreatic cancer, died Jan. 21 at his...
  • Laguna's Dries will compete at Olympic Games in London

    Laguna's Dries will compete at Olympic Games in London
    No amount of preparation could ready Annika Dries for the announcement. On May 17, the former Laguna Beach High girls' water polo standout realized a lifelong dream when she was one of 13 athletes named to the USA Olympic women's water polo team that...