- July 29
They look ugly and lifeless from the shore. But beneath the water's surface, offshore oil rigs in California harbor rich ecosystems that some people want to want to preserve.
- July 28
The PulsePoint app is designed to get help to victims of sudden cardiac arrest in the critical moments before paramedics arrive. Only 8 percent of such patients survive, according to county officials.
- July 25
The state of California is turning to the “cloud” for its computing and data storage needs. It launched a cloud computing system Thursday for use by state and local government agencies.
- July 22
Less than two weeks after ending talks aimed at merging with a major university in Southern California, the Scripps Research Institute has announced the resignation of its president, Mike Marletta.
- July 14
A robotic mule - affectionately named "Cujo" by the Marines in charge of testing it - is getting its first try at helping troops carry heavy loads as part of RIMPAC 2014 in Hawaii.
- July 9
The merger would have allowed the Scripps Research Institute to receive less of its $310 million annual operating budget from the National Institutes of Health, and would have added to USC's prestigious life-science institutes.
UC San Diego is a regional hub for the new Cal-BRAIN project. KPBS Midday talked to the one of the brains behind the group about how this state project fits in to the president's brain mapping initiative.
Former ABC correspondent Lynn Sherr discusses her new biography "Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space."
- July 8
Scripps scientists are unclear why the large school moved into shallow waters off the coast.
- July 4
A San Diego researcher says if Google wants to predict the spread of influenza, they'll have to work out some major kinks in Google Flu Trends.
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