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San Diego Scientists Experiment With Crowd Funding

Oct. 21
By David Wagner
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Crowd funding is now a tried-and-true way to finance consumer products and art projects. But can it work for scientists?

Central Valley Finds New Life In Milk And Oil

Oct. 20
Julia Mitric, Capital Public Radio
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The collapse of the housing market devastated cities like Stockton and Modesto. But the Central Valley’s agriculture industry weathered The Great Recession just fine. It even saw record growth, with one painful exception: dairy.

Peters, DeMaio Nail Down Positions On Net Neutrality

Oct. 17
By Claire Trageser
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Democratic Rep. Scott Peters and his Republican challenger in the 52nd District, Carl DeMaio, took on net neutrality when they fielded questions at forums this week on open government and transparency.

Zombies Versus Real Science: Which Is Scarier?

Oct. 17
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker
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Zombies are reanimated corpses that crave human flesh. But is that scarier than the real disorders that can affect the human brain?

Navy Calls Off Search For Missing Coronado Man (Video)

Oct. 14
By Beth Ford Roth
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The Navy has called off the search for one of its civilian employees who went missing off San Clemente Island last week. Lee Racicot, 59, of Coronado worked on the island during the week and is believed to have disappeared while fishing or diving alone.

Third Edition Of 'Innovadora' Event Showcases Best Of Tijuana And Beyond

Oct. 14
Midday Edition
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Tijuana Innovadora, will focus on innovation, entrepreneurship and binational economies. The biennial conference features 200-plus speakers, exhibits, workshops and special events about technology, food and fashion.

How San Diego Hospitals Would Handle Ebola

Oct. 13
By David Wagner
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San Diego hospitals are stepping up patient screening and reviewing protective equipment procedures in case an Ebola patient should show up at their door.

Fattened Gray Whales In Low-Ice Arctic Set To Journey South

Oct. 13
By Susan Murphy
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Thousands of gray whales are about to begin their annual southern migration to Mexico from their feeding grounds in the Arctic, where near-record low ice coverage last spring allowed pregnant females to get early access to food.

Smartphones On Wheels: A Safer Alternative To Texting While Driving?

Oct. 10
By David Wagner
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Cars are becoming more like huge, rolling smartphones. Will embedding features right into the dashboard reduce driver distraction? Or make crashes more common?

Local Scripps Institutes Join Nationwide Project To Centralize Medical Data

Oct. 9
By City News Service
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Scripps Research and Translational Science Institutes of La Jolla will participate in a nationwide effort to consolidate and centralize of biomedical research data.

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