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Science

UC San Diego Researchers Discover Clues On What Causes Diseases Lik...

UC San Diego Researchers Discover Clues On What Causes Diseases Like Leukemia

Sept. 21
By City News Service

Previously overlooked sections of human DNA could be the key to breakdowns in the immune system that lead to diseases like leukemia and lymphoma, researchers at UC San Diego announced Thursday.

San Diego Study: California Kids With An Autistic Older Sibling Are...

San Diego Study: California Kids With An Autistic Older Sibling Are Less Likely To Be Vaccinated

Sept. 14
By David Wagner

Only 83 percent of infants with an autistic older sibling are vaccinated, compared with 97 percent of infants in general.

San Diego Researchers Estimate Damage From 'Big One' Along Rose Can...

San Diego Researchers Estimate Damage From 'Big One' Along Rose Canyon Fault

Sept. 14
By David Wagner

It may not have the name recognition of the San Andreas fault, but San Diego's Rose Canyon fault is still capable of inflicting heavy damage, according to a new assessment by local researchers.

New UC San Diego Building Will Bear Indian Philanthropist's Name

New UC San Diego Building Will Bear Indian Philanthropist's Name

Sept. 12
By David Wagner

A new $110 million building was dedicated Tuesday on the UC San Diego campus.

HIV Survivors Give Their 'Last Gift' In A New San Diego Study

HIV Survivors Give Their 'Last Gift' In A New San Diego Study

Sept. 11
By David Wagner

A team of researchers in San Diego says to get closer to an HIV cure, scientists need to study patients at the end of their lives.

In Wake Of Equifax Breach, What To Do To Safeguard Your Info

In Wake Of Equifax Breach, What To Do To Safeguard Your Info

Sept. 8
By Associated Press

Investors were bailing out on Equifax a day after the credit monitoring company said a data breach exposed the Social Security numbers and other personal data of 143 million Americans.

UC San Diego Researchers Say Zika Virus May Help Fight Brain Cancer

UC San Diego Researchers Say Zika Virus May Help Fight Brain Cancer

Sept. 5
By City News Service

The Zika virus, the subject of a global health scare over the past couple of years, might actually help fight an aggressive form of brain cancer, researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine announced Tuesday.

'Quakeland' Warns The U.S. Is Unprepared For The Next Big Quake

'Quakeland' Warns The U.S. Is Unprepared For The Next Big Quake

Sept. 5
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Earthquakes are something Californians have felt and have feared for decades. Now, a new book is warning that Earthquakes aren't just a California problem.

These San Diego Scientists Can Predict How You Look Using Only Your...

These San Diego Scientists Can Predict How You Look Using Only Your Anonymous DNA

Sept. 4
By David Wagner

Can your personal genetic data be kept truly private? J. Craig Venter and his team of scientists in La Jolla are out with a new study that offers a word of warning.

A Robot Tax Rises From American Center Of Tech Industry

A Robot Tax Rises From American Center Of Tech Industry

Sept. 4
By Associated Press

Security guard Eric Leon watches the Knightscope K5 security robot as it glides through the mall, charming shoppers with its blinking blue and white lights. The brawny automaton records video and sounds alerts. According to its maker, it deters mischief just by making the rounds.

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