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The Nat Unleashes Its Archives In 'Unshelved'

The Nat Unleashes Its Archives In 'Unshelved'

Nov. 16
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

The San Diego Natural History Museum’s latest exhibit gives patrons a glimpse of some of the eight million specimens in its permanent collection, part of a renewed focus on its own research.

California May Limit Liability Of Self-Driving Carmakers

California May Limit Liability Of Self-Driving Carmakers

Nov. 15
By Associated Press

California regulators are embracing a General Motors recommendation that would help makers of self-driving cars avoid paying for accidents and other trouble, raising concerns that the proposal will put an unfair burden on vehicle owners.

Astronaut Scott Kelly On His Yearlong Journey To Space And Back

Astronaut Scott Kelly On His Yearlong Journey To Space And Back

Nov. 14
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Astronaut Scott Kelly has been back on Earth for over a year now, after setting a record for the single-longest American space mission. But in a sense, his mission is far from over.

Qualcomm Rejects Broadcom's $103 Billion Offer

Qualcomm Rejects Broadcom's $103 Billion Offer

Nov. 13
By Associated Press

Qualcomm is rejecting an unsolicited, $013 billion offer from Broadcom, saying that the proposal is significantly undervalued and that a tie-up between the massive chipmakers would face substantial regulatory resistance.

San Diego Discovery Could Lead To Early Alzheimer's Detection, New ...

San Diego Discovery Could Lead To Early Alzheimer's Detection, New Treatment

Nov. 10
By City News Service

Failed drug studies focused on treating the brain plaques that develop in people with Alzheimer's disease. Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute have identified a molecule they say could let doctors start treatment before the plaques show up.

Air & Space Hall of Fame To Induct Challenger Crew Member

Air & Space Hall of Fame To Induct Challenger Crew Member

Nov. 9
By City News Service

A crew member who was killed in the 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger disaster will be among those inducted into the Air & Space Hall of Fame Thursday.

'Rad Scientist' Episode 2: Liang Song Puts Herself Into The 'Shoes'...

'Rad Scientist' Episode 2: Liang Song Puts Herself Into The 'Shoes' Of Plants

Nov. 8
By Megan Burke

The second episode introduces us to Liang Song, a research associate at the Salk Institute. Song loves plants. She eats them, photographs them, she talks to them and she studies them to find out how they respond to stressful conditions like drought.

Broadcom Offers Qualcomm $130 Billion In Takeover Bid

Broadcom Offers Qualcomm $130 Billion In Takeover Bid

Nov. 6
By City News Service

The electronics company Broadcom Ltd. offered San Diego-based Qualcomm Inc. about $130 billion Monday in an unsolicited takeover bid, Broadcom president and CEO Hock Tan said, and Qualcomm said it would think about it.

Calls For End To Mexico's Capture Of Endangered Porpoise

Calls For End To Mexico's Capture Of Endangered Porpoise

Nov. 6
By Associated Press

Calls are mounting for the Mexican government and international experts to stop an operation to capture and enclose the few remaining vaquita porpoises, after one of the animals died soon after being caught over the weekend.

Broadcom Looks To Acquire Qualcomm In Takeover Bid

Broadcom Looks To Acquire Qualcomm In Takeover Bid

Nov. 3
By City News Service

San Diego-based Qualcomm Inc. is the target of an unsolicited takeover bid by Broadcom Ltd., a semiconductor company based in Singapore, according to multiple media reports Friday.

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