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Fact-Checking Website Snopes Gets Outpouring Of Financial Support A...

Fact-Checking Website Snopes Gets Outpouring Of Financial Support Amidst Lawsuit

July 25
By David Wagner

Facing a lawsuit, one of the founders of the pioneering fact-checking website Snopes.com — which has opened offices in San Diego — has quickly raised over $500,000.

San Diego Regional Bike Counters Up For Adoption

San Diego Regional Bike Counters Up For Adoption

July 25
By Andrew Bowen

Dozens of devices across San Diego County have been gathering data on cycling activity for the past five years. But the bike counters have not been consistently maintained, and some have gone more than a year with dead batteries.

'The Martian' Novelist Andy Weir On The Importance Of Getting Scien...

'The Martian' Novelist Andy Weir On The Importance Of Getting Science Right

July 24
By David Wagner, Michael Lipkin

The science in "The Martian" is so realistic it is being used as a high school science textbook, teaching students about chemistry and physics.

Third Female Scientist Sues Salk Institute Alleging Gender Discrimi...

Third Female Scientist Sues Salk Institute Alleging Gender Discrimination

July 20
By City News Service

A prominent molecular biologist has sued the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, alleging gender discrimination by the life sciences organization, her lawyer announced Thursday.

Qualcomm's Net Income Drops 40 Percent

Qualcomm's Net Income Drops 40 Percent

July 20
By City News Service

San Diego-based Qualcomm Wednesday reported $866 million in net income, or 58 cents per diluted share, in the third quarter of its fiscal year, compared to $1.4 billion, or 97 cents per diluted share, in the same period last year.

San Diego Researchers Studying Gene-Editing To Control Mosquito-Bor...

San Diego Researchers Studying Gene-Editing To Control Mosquito-Borne Diseases

July 19
By City News Service

A group of UC San Diego scientists will take part in a $14.9 million study to see if advanced gene-editing technologies can be used to control disease-carrying mosquitoes, the school announced on Wednesday.

Salk Institute Gets Pushback Over Response To Gender Discrimination...

Salk Institute Gets Pushback Over Response To Gender Discrimination Lawsuits

July 19
By David Wagner

The La Jolla scientific research institution has been getting pushback from some prominent scientists over its description of the two scientists who brought forward the complaints.

Two Sides Respond To Lawsuit Alleging Gender Discrimination At Salk...

Two Sides Respond To Lawsuit Alleging Gender Discrimination At Salk Institute

July 17
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Salk biologists Vicki Lundblad and Katherine Jones spoke to The San Diego Union-Tribune about the lawsuits and Salk Institute further responded to the claims Friday.

What Are The Rules When It Comes To Flying A Drone In San Diego?

What Are The Rules When It Comes To Flying A Drone In San Diego?

July 17
By Claire Trageser

The number of airports, military bases and heliports at hospitals in San Diego mean there are few options for where people can fly.

SANDAG Hears Plans To Test Self-Driving Cars On San Diego Roads

SANDAG Hears Plans To Test Self-Driving Cars On San Diego Roads

July 14
By David Wagner

Soon, you might start to see self-driving cars on public roads as part of a national test planned for the San Diego region.

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