skip to main content

Listen

Read

Watch

Schedules

Programs

Events

Give

Account

Donation Heart Ribbon

Science

Tease photo for That Green Light Seen Across California Tuesday Night? Not Space Junk, Officials Say

That Green Light Seen Across California Tuesday Night? Not Space Junk, Officials Say

April 27
By KPBS News, City News Service

The U.S. Strategic Command "determined that the re-entry of a man-made object did not occur at this time."

Tease photo for Prototype Electric Car Could Point The Way To The Future

Prototype Electric Car Could Point The Way To The Future

April 27
Midday Edition
By Erik Anderson

UC San Diego engineers plan to put an electric car through a challenging cross-country journey. They're covering a 2,500-mile trip in less than two days, which can't be done with current battery technology.

Tease photo for Officials Ponder How To Remove Dead Whale From Surf Spot

Officials Ponder How To Remove Dead Whale From Surf Spot

April 26
Evening Edition

The adult gray whale is about 40 feet long and weighs up to 60,000 pounds. Its carcass is rotting at a popular surfing spot near San Clemente.

Tease photo for Healthy Aging May Not Require Winning The Genetic Lottery

Healthy Aging May Not Require Winning The Genetic Lottery

April 21
By David Wagner

San Diego scientists found that people who live into their 80s and above with their health intact may have some genetic protections, but fewer than you might expect.

Tease photo for UC San Diego Scientists Working On Roadside Test For Stoned Drivers

UC San Diego Scientists Working On Roadside Test For Stoned Drivers

April 19
By David Wagner

Police can use breathalyzers to catch drunken drivers. But they don’t have a great way of identifying stoned drivers.

Tease photo for Patently True: San Diego Is A Hotbed Of Invention

Patently True: San Diego Is A Hotbed Of Invention

April 18
Midday Edition

From inewsource’s News in Numbers: San Diego ranks among the top 10 regions in the country for patent grants.

Tease photo for MTS Board Approves Mobile Ticketing Contract

MTS Board Approves Mobile Ticketing Contract

April 14
By Andrew Bowen, City News Service

Public transit riders in San Diego can look forward to a more convenient way to pay their bus and trolley fares, after the Metropolitan Transit System board approved plans for a new smartphone ticketing app.

Tease photo for New Research Could Lead To Improved HIV Medication

New Research Could Lead To Improved HIV Medication

April 14
By City News Service

Scientists at the Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute in La Jolla said their study "provides critical insight on a paramount issue in HIV research."

Tease photo for UC San Diego Holds Meeting On Gaps In Marijuana Research

UC San Diego Holds Meeting On Gaps In Marijuana Research

April 13
By David Wagner

Scientists gathered at the university to discuss what we still don’t know about the effects of using pot.

Tease photo for San Diego Teens Show Off App At White House Science Fair

San Diego Teens Show Off App At White House Science Fair

April 13
By Associated Press

Teenagers from San Diego designed an app that aims to provide a social media support system for the LGBTQ community.

Older Stories ›