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76-Mile Relay Swim Canceled After Shark Encounters

Aug. 25
By City News Service
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The relay swim from Catalina Island to La Jolla Cove was in support of wounded veterans.

63 Trillion Gallons Of Water Lost In Drought-Ridden West, Study Finds

Aug. 22
By Susan Murphy
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Trillions of gallons of water across the western United States have been lost due to the severe drought, according to a new study. The shrinking water supply has caused the earth to rise.

Sheriff’s Department Not Ready To Embrace Crime-Fighting Website

Aug. 21
By Claire Trageser
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A website called Nextdoor.com is partnering with San Diego law enforcement agencies — with one notable exception — to allow officers to post information and get private messages from residents.

Judging An Ebola Drug In The Middle Of A Crisis

Aug. 21
By David Wagner
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In most cases, Ebola is a death sentence. But most of the infected patients who've taken a San Diego company's experimental drug have lived. Does that mean it works?

San Diego's Sanford-Burnham Institute Gets New Chief

Aug. 19
By Erik Anderson
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An oncologist who spent part of his career in the pharmaceutical world is the new chief executive officer at the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute.

SDSU Researchers Among First To Take DNA Sequencer Out To Sea

Aug. 19
By City News Service
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SDSU computer scientist Rob Edwards was always bothered that they had to wait until they were back on dry land before looking at their ocean biology data — but his most recent expedition changed all that.

San Diego Company Exhausts Supply Of Ebola Drug

Aug. 11
By David Wagner
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The San Diego company behind an experimental Ebola treatment given to two American health workers last week is now out of the drug. The last available samples have been donated to West Africa.

Evening High Tides Could Cause Minor Flooding At San Diego County Coast

Aug. 8
By City News Service
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Strong rip currents and higher than normal surf is expected this weekend, forecasters said.

San Diego Scientist Illuminates Link Between Light And Health

Aug. 7
By David Wagner
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Whether it's coming from the sun or a smartphone, light is abundant. But research suggests the wrong light at the wrong time of day can disrupt the body's natural rhythms.

Keeping Accounts Secure When Russian Hackers Steal More Than A Billion Web Credentials

Aug. 6
By Tarryn Mento
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If you’ve been on the web recently, you probably have heard about a Russian hacking gang that stole more than a billion user names and passwords. Here's how to beef up your security.