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Dr. Lucy Jones on Preparing for a Catastrophic Earthquake

SoCal's go-to seismologist tells us about getting ready for what's to come

After They Die, These People’s Bodies Will Become Part of a Museum Exhibit

Meet the Angelenos donating their corpses to be posed and plastinated for Body Worlds
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Are We Safer Than When the Northridge Earthquake Shook L.A. 25 Years Ago?

An earthquake expert gives us the lay of the (shaky) land
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Jane Fonda and Norman Lear Join Activists in Occupying Oil Company Offices in DTLA

The action follows the first Fire Drill Friday rally in L.A.

What’s Being Done to Revive L.A.’s Decimated Abalone Population

"Being slow and tasty is always a liability"

What L.A. Life Is Like for a Scientist Who Spends Months Digging Up Dino Bones in Antarctica

The Natural History Museum’s Dr. Nate Smith has played volley at the bottom of the world—but trivia night in Bixby Knolls is cool too
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Sorry, Plant Ladies. Your Ferns and Philodendra Aren’t Purifying the Air

A UCLA environmental health expert clears the air on how to actually breathe easier indoors

Your Once-a-Year Chance to Go Inside NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab Is Here

It’s one of the hottest tickets in the universe

How a Local Facility Cleans 40 Million Gallons of Water a Day

L.A. is home to one of the largest sewage treatment systems in the world