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UC San Diego Study Offers Insight Into Bee Colony Collapse

June 3
Midday Edition
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For a decade now, we've been hearing about the phenomenon of bee colony collapse and significant bee die-offs. Now a new study may shed light on one piece of that puzzle.

In Virtual Reality, San Diego Scientist Sees Tool To Help The Visually Impaired

May 29
By David Wagner
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Virtual reality can be more than just fun and games, according to a UC San Diego doctor using a cheap new headset with patients in mind.

Six Lessons For California From A Drought Halfway Around The World

May 26
By David Wagner
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A new study outlines how Melbourne, Australia, cut its water consumption in half during a recent drought. Here's what California could learn.

Serving A Pint Of Science In San Diego

May 20
Midday Edition
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The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center is partnering with Pint of Science and UC San Diego to bring science to the people in San Diego.

Forensic Experts Lead Families To Remains of Missing Migrants

May 20
Lorne Matalon / Fronteras
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Brooks County, Texas has seen at least 365 migrant deaths since 2011. Forensic anthropologists are working to identify these migrants and repatriate their remains.

Record Rainfall Breaks Through 'Ridiculously Resilient Ridge'

May 15
By David Wagner
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The ridge has helped keep California in a prolonged state of drought by pushing storms up and over California.

Warm-Blooded Fish Discovered Near San Diego

May 14
By David Wagner
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The opah, sometimes called the moonfish, is known for its unusually round, silvery body. Now, San Diego researchers have discovered that the opah possess an even more unusual trait: warm blood.

San Diego Study: Designer Drug 'Flakka' Is Potent But No Worse Than Bath Salts

May 11
By David Wagner
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Research out of The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla suggests the effects of a new designer drug sweeping Florida are on par with a previous chemical cousin.

San Diego Council President Sherri Lightner Gets Analytical About Politics

May 11
By Tarryn Mento
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District 1 Councilwoman Sherri Lightner is the City Council’s first female president. But it's Lightner’s background in engineering that sets her apart on the council.

San Diego Researchers Link PTSD To Early Aging

May 8
By David Wagner
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Post-traumatic stress disorder affects more than just the mind, according to a new study led by scientists in San Diego.