2:04 AM CDT, October 10, 2012
Nobel Prize: The headline on an article in the Oct. 9 Section A about the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine said that the award went to two stem cell researchers. One winner, Dr. Shinya Yamanaka, is a stem cell researcher, but Sir John Gurdon is not. The two were honored for their work on cell reprogramming.
Dymally remembered: An article in the Oct. 9 LATEXtra section about tributes to the late politician Mervyn Dymally said that spokeswoman Jasmyne Cannick was his press secretary when he was lieutenant governor in the 1970s. In fact, she filled that role after he returned to the state Assembly in 2002.
City National Bank: An article in the Aug. 5 Business section about City National Bank misidentified the bank's first chairman as Ben Maltz, the grandfather of City National Chief Executive Russell Goldsmith. The bank's first chairman was Jay Kasler.
"Lincoln": In the Oct. 9 Calendar section, an article about a screening of "Lincoln" at the New York Film Festival said that one of the actresses in attendance was Thandie Newton. It was Gloria Reuben who was there.
"In Sunlight and in Shadow": In the Oct. 6 Calendar section, a review of "In Sunlight and in Shadow" said that it was Mark Helprin's first novel in 17 years. He published "Freddy and Fredericka" in 2005.
Zoo's Photo Day: The headline on the Oct. 7 Travel Ticker ("Lions and Tigers and Bears in Focus — Oh, My") in the Travel section gave the impression that participants at the Los Angeles Zoo's 22nd annual Photo Day on Nov. 4 could photograph lions. However, the zoo has no lions, the last one having died in September.