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$1M Grant To Boost Balboa Park WiFi, Digital Services

Oct. 29
By City News Service
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The James Irvine Foundation grant will expand the park's WiFi, and aid other projects — just in time for the 2015 centennial celebration.

FDA To Issue Guidelines For Using San Diego Device On Ebola Patients

Oct. 29
By City News Service
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A San Diego medical group's blood purification device will be an available treatment for some qualified doctors to use.

San Diego Researchers Find Down Syndrome, Alzheimer's Link

Oct. 27
By David Wagner
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By the age of 40, nearly everyone with Down syndrome has signs of Alzheimer's disease forming in their brain. San Diego researchers discovered one reason why in a new study.

UCSD Gets $8 Million For Stem Cell Research

Oct. 24
Midday Edition
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UC San Diego will use the money to create an "alpha clinic" for human stem cell trials. It's part of the work being funded by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

Solar Eclipse Captivates San Diegans

Oct. 22
Midday Edition
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The solar eclipse captured the attention of San Diegans Thursday. We have their pictures and comments here.

Hackathon Brings Together Baja California's Young Techies

Oct. 23
By Jill Replogle
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The hackathon was part of Tijuana Innovadora, a conference about technology, food and fashion.

San Diego Scientists Experiment With Crowd Funding

Oct. 21
By David Wagner
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Crowd funding is now a tried-and-true way to finance consumer products and art projects. But can it work for scientists?

Central Valley Finds New Life In Milk And Oil

Oct. 20
Julia Mitric, Capital Public Radio
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The collapse of the housing market devastated cities like Stockton and Modesto. But the Central Valley’s agriculture industry weathered The Great Recession just fine. It even saw record growth, with one painful exception: dairy.

Peters, DeMaio Nail Down Positions On Net Neutrality

Oct. 17
By Claire Trageser
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Democratic Rep. Scott Peters and his Republican challenger in the 52nd District, Carl DeMaio, took on net neutrality when they fielded questions at forums this week on open government and transparency.

Zombies Versus Real Science: Which Is Scarier?

Oct. 17
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker
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Zombies are reanimated corpses that crave human flesh. But is that scarier than the real disorders that can affect the human brain?