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Which Countries Drive Climate Change? Don't Ask The United Nations

July 3
By David Wagner
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A San Diego scientist says the United Nations is letting politics get in the way of progress on climate change.

Facebook Users Weigh In On Ethics Of Experiment

July 3
By Erik Anderson
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Facebook officials are apologizing for a peer-reviewed study that isn't getting many likes from users. There are questions whether the social media platform acted ethically during the 2012 research.

Algae Blooms In San Diego's Biotech Industry

June 27
By David Wagner
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According to a new SANDAG study, the local algae biotech economy has doubled since 2011.

Photo Exhibit 'Mexican Seas' At Birch Aquarium Merges Art, Science

June 27
By Dwane Brown
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The exhibit opened Friday at the Birch Aquarium in La Jolla, with the photography and research designed to inspire ocean stewardship.

Report: Great White Shark Population Off California Is Growing

June 27
By Susan Murphy
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Shark researchers found the population is much larger than previously thought and does not warrant further protections. Great white sharks have been protected in California since 1994 and in the U.S. since 2005.

Scientists Descending On San Diego Bars Thursday Night To Answer Questions From Regular People

June 26
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An offbeat outing, called "Two Scientists Walk Into A Bar," will take place at 25 watering holes around San Diego on Thursday, June 26 between 5-9:30 p.m.

Book Signing To Biotech — Hillary Clinton Visits San Diego

June 25
Midday Edition
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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made a swing through San Diego to sign copies of her new book and speak at the BIO convention. We'll play an excerpt of her discussing topics including the national debt and the job that prepared her for Washington.

San Diego's Algae Industry Struggles To Float On Fuel Alone

June 25
By David Wagner
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Six years ago, sustainable biofuels were the next big thing in biotech, and algae was supposed to drive the way forward. But today's energy landscape has changed dramatically, and algae companies have had to take a left turn.

Report: Biotech Provides Nearly 8 Million Jobs In U.S.

June 24
By City News Service
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Bioscience companies employ 1.6 million people in the United States and indirectly are responsible for another 6.2 million jobs around the country, according to a report released in San Diego on Tuesday.

BIO Convention Puts Spotlight On San Diego Stem Cell Research

June 24
Midday Edition
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Stem-cell research in San Diego is featured at the BIO International Convention. Take a look at a local company conducting the research, and its ethical dilemmas.