- Jan. 9
- By Associated Press
Here's how to translate the tangle of great-sounding upgrades into plain English.
- Jan. 4
- By Erik Anderson
A growing threat to the planet’s oceans may be getting worse because of climate change.
Scientists at the Salk Institute are turning to plants as a means to stave off climate change but are facing an ethical dilemma: should they use genetic engineering to make more resilient plants?
- Dec. 28
- By City News Service
A study led by The Scripps Research Institute uncovered more details about the structure of key proteins targeted by nearly half of medications, which could help with future drug development, the La Jolla-based organization reported on Thursday.
Residents in San Diego County were surprised Friday evening to see the contrail from a Space X Falcon 9 rocket that was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base near Santa Barbara.
- Dec. 21
- By Michael Lipkin
More than one-in-four California teens are gender non-conforming, according to a recent UCLA study, the first large-scale scientific look into teens' gender expression.
The book is the product of nearly two decades of research, detailing not just what scientists know about these animals, but highlighting what they still need to learn.
“I have no idea what I saw,” a Navy pilot said, according to the New York Times. “It had no plumes, wings or rotors and outran our F-18s.”
- Dec. 18
- By Andrew Bowen
Terry Sinnott, a Del Mar city councilman and incoming chair of the SANDAG board, is walking back statements he made last week on climate change. He now says he does believe humans are contributing to climate change and cities should work to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
- Dec. 18
- By Claire Trageser
Earlier this month, scientists at Birch Aquarium and UC San Diego accomplished what they believe is a first: using a 3-D printer to fill a gap in a loggerhead sea turtle's shell.