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Court Rules Against San Diego County Climate Action Plan

Court Rules Against San Diego County Climate Action Plan

San Diego County will need to revise its Climate Action Plan after an appellate court ruled in favor of the Sierra Club, stating the plan "does not ensure reductions" of greenhouse ...

UCSD Gets $8 Million For Stem Cell Research

Oct. 24
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UCSD Gets $8 Million For Stem Cell Research

UC San Diego will use the money to create an "alpha clinic" for human stem cell trials. It's part of the work being funded by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

Why Do We Love To Be Scared?

Oct. 30
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Why Do We Love To Be Scared?

Halloween is big business. In addition to people spending millions on costumes, decorations and candy, 35 million people are estimated to attend some kind of haunted attraction. But if you think Disney Haunted Mansion is ...

The Science Behind Our Love For Water

Oct. 29
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New York Times best-selling author Wallace J. Nichols joins KPBS to discuss his book, "Blue Mind," and how science can peg our love of water.

New Film Shows How Veterans Heal Through Humor

Oct. 28
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What happens when five wounded veterans team up with A-list comedians? The new documentary "Comedy Warriors" shows how humor helps veterans recover from physical and emotional scars of war.

Personal Info Of 18.5M Californians Exposed In 2013

Oct. 28
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As many as one third of people whose information is exposed in a data breach will subsequently suffer some kind of fraud.

Older Adults Planning For A Carless Future In San Diego Consider Public Transit

Oct. 28
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A San Diego nonprofit teaches older adults to navigate the public transportation system in San Diego.

NRC Hedges Its Bets On Decommissioning Plan For San Onofre

Oct. 28
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The decommissioning plan for San Onofre raised plenty of questions from the public at a Nuclear Regulatory Commission meeting Monday night in Carlsbad.

New York Times Columnist Frank Bruni Kicks Off UC San Diego Lecture Series

Oct. 27
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New York Times Op-Ed columnist Frank Bruni will be speaking in San Diego this week about the unexpected effects of technological advancements. The lecture is titled: “Americans Today and Their Customized Cocoons.”

Booklover's New Novel Is A Jane Austen Mystery

Oct. 27
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Creating a literary mystery based on the work of a famous author is a delicate business. Suppose the great Jane Austen politely plagiarized the plot of her masterwork "Pride and Prejudice"? And suppose the proof existed in one rare, old book? It's a premise that's carried off in a new novel called "First Impressions."

Helping First Responders Deal With The Trauma They've Seen

Oct. 27
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Police officers, paramedics and firefighters all are trained and ready to respond when emergencies and tragedies occur. The first responders are a community's first line of defense. But who defends them against the memories of what they've seen and dealt with?

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