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February 14, 2001 | DUKE HELFAND, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
Move over, Einstein. Take a seat, Darwin. Here comes Amy Chen. The Torrance High School senior is conducting research into a subject some people have trouble even pronouncing: paleomagnetism. In a USC laboratory, Chen is charting a history of the Earth's magnetic field with chunks of blackish sediment scooped from deep below the Pacific Ocean.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 14, 2001 | DUKE HELFAND, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
Move over, Einstein. Take a seat, Darwin. Here comes Amy Chen. The Torrance High School senior is conducting research into a subject some people have trouble even pronouncing: paleomagnetism. In a USC laboratory, Chen is charting a history of the Earth's magnetic field with chunks of blackish sediment scooped from deep below the Pacific Ocean.
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November 24, 1994
A Westside student has been named one of the first Marine Scholars in a program administered by USC to conduct research in marine biology. Marymount High School student Anne de la Cruz was one of two high school students selected for a $500 grant in USC's Sea Grant Program. De la Cruz will research the regenerative abilities of the brittle star species and the adverse effects it suffers from water contamination.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 24, 1998
A Torrance hospital announced Monday that it plans to team up with Cal State Dominguez Hills in Carson to establish a research training program aimed at increasing the number of minority students pursuing careers in biomedical research. Under the program, the Harbor-UCLA Research and Education Institute at Harbor/UCLA Medical Center plans to create a program in which students will be mentored as they conduct their research for their master's degrees.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 13, 2003 | From Times staff reports
The College of Allied Health at the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science in Willowbrook has received a $4.72-million grant from the National Institutes of Health to implement an undergraduate biomedical research and training program. Officials said the grant would allow Drew to offer a bachelor of science degree in biomedical services, enabling the college to recruit local students.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 27, 1994
UCI Medical Center's division of gynecologic oncology recently was awarded an $850,000 grant to continue its four-year teaching and research training program, hospital officials said. The program is the only one in the country. The grant, given by the National Cancer Institute/National Institutes of Health, is aimed at training doctors to do research and manage obstetric and gynecologic research departments at university medical centers throughout the nation.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 8, 1987
Two San Fernando Valley students were among 16 selected Tuesday as winners of a contest sponsored by the Arco Foundation and the American Assn. for the Advancement of Science.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 15, 2012 | By Jamie Wetherbe
Art experts this week are being trained as treasure hunters so they can discover works that once had been stolen by the Nazis. In an international effort to reclaim millions of pieces lost or looted by Nazis or others during World War II, 35 officials from museums, auction houses and government agencies from a dozen countries are learning to look out for plundered pieces at the six-day Provenance Research Training Program in Germany that ends...
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 13, 1992 | JEFF SCHNAUFER
The National Science Foundation has awarded Cal State Northridge more than $400,000 to produce a five-year model program to teach pre-college minority students how to do innovative biology research projects. The $443,100 program, called Institutionalizing Student Biology Research Projects, is aimed at spurring the interest of minority students in science careers.
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September 27, 2002 | DON LEE and RONALD D. WHITE, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The nation's biggest HMOs on Thursday suffered a major setback in their long-running court battle with doctors suing them for fraud, but they won a key victory in a companion case brought by consumers who claimed the insurers put profits before care. A federal judge in Miami ruled lawyers could group the claims of as many as 600,000 physicians into a class-action suit. In the same decision, U.S.
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October 23, 1987 | Associated Press
The Navy has dispatched five trained dolphins to the Persian Gulf to assist U.S. forces there in hunting for underwater mines, Pentagon officials said late Thursday. Responding to an NBC news report, the Pentagon acknowledged in a statement that "five dolphins arrived in the gulf on Oct. 13." "The dolphins have been deployed to the Middle East Force . . . to provide an underwater surveillance and detection capability. Further details are classified."
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