Skip to main content

Listen

Read

Watch

Schedules

Programs

Events

Give

Account

Donation Heart Ribbon

Science

Experts Remain Optimistic Over Effort To Save Vaquita Porpoise

Experts Remain Optimistic Over Effort To Save Vaquita Porpoise

May 9
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Despite reports that there may only be 2 or 3 vaquitas left in the northern Gulf of California, a $4 million effort to capture and save the critically endangered porpoise is moving forward.

UC San Diego Engineers Build Working Bone Transplants For Mice

UC San Diego Engineers Build Working Bone Transplants For Mice

May 8
By David Wagner

For a new study, scientists at UC San Diego have created bioengineered bone tissue that acts similar to real bone when transplanted into mice.

First Person: First Latina In Space To Be Inducted Into US Astronau...

First Person: First Latina In Space To Be Inducted Into US Astronaut Hall of Fame

May 8
By Marissa Cabrera

In 1993, La Mesa native Ellen Ochoa became the first Latina to travel to space. As a NASA astronaut she went on four space missions and logged almost 1,000 hours in orbit.

San Diego Scientists Complete First Successful Engineered Algae Stu...

San Diego Scientists Complete First Successful Engineered Algae Study Outdoors

May 4
By City News Service

Genetically engineered algae can be successfully cultivated outdoors while maintaining new traits — all without adversely affecting native algae populations, scientists at UC San Diego and San Diego-based Sapphire Energy reported Thursday.

San Diego Scientists Find Further Evidence A Club Drug Could Treat ...

San Diego Scientists Find Further Evidence A Club Drug Could Treat Depression

May 3
By David Wagner

Used both as an anesthetic and as a recreational drug, ketamine could be useful for treating depression, according to a new study out of UC San Diego.

Federal Regulators Seek To Ease Rules For Internet Providers

Federal Regulators Seek To Ease Rules For Internet Providers

May 3
By Michael Lipkin

The debate over net neutrality is back. That's the principle that internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon shouldn’t block or slow down user access to specific websites, or allow individual sites to pay for faster access to customers.

Delicate Vernal Pools Restored In San Diego County

Delicate Vernal Pools Restored In San Diego County

May 2
By Erik Anderson

Ecologists are rehabilitating delicate habitat in San Diego’s Proctor Valley that is home to some of California’s most delicate plant and animal species.

Study: California Gun Sales Spiked After Recent Mass Shootings

Study: California Gun Sales Spiked After Recent Mass Shootings

May 1
By David Wagner

Researchers found that in the weeks after the San Bernardino and Sandy Hook shootings, many Californians rushed to buy handguns.

Camp Pendleton Marines Playing Catch Up On Technology Front

Camp Pendleton Marines Playing Catch Up On Technology Front

April 28
By Steve Walsh

The military wants to speed up the process of getting advanced technology like drones and unmanned submarines into the field.

Apple Ceases iPhone Payments To Qualcomm, Escalating Feud

Apple Ceases iPhone Payments To Qualcomm, Escalating Feud

April 28
By Associated Press

Apple is refusing to pay any royalties owed to mobile chip maker Qualcomm for some of the features in the iPhone, escalating a patent feud that has turned the former business partners into bitter adversaries