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Birch Aquarium Scientists Use 3-D Printer To Treat Logger...

Birch Aquarium Scientists Use 3-D Printer To Treat Loggerhead Sea Turtle Shell

Dec. 18, 2017
By Claire Trageser

Earlier this month, scientists at Birch Aquarium and UC San Diego accomplished what they believe is a first: using a 3-D printer to fill a gap in a loggerhead sea turtle's shell.

San Diego Researchers Use Drone To Study Polar Bears And ...

San Diego Researchers Use Drone To Study Polar Bears And Arctic Ice

Dec. 15, 2017
By Erik Anderson

San Diego researchers and engineers have had a successful test of a special cold weather drone.

Science Writer Gary Taubes Makes 'The Case Against Sugar'

Science Writer Gary Taubes Makes 'The Case Against Sugar'

Dec. 13, 2017
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Gary Taubes says sugar is the cause of an increase in the number of people who suffer from obesity and diabetes.

What Learning Looks Like: Creating A Well-Tuned Orchestra...

What Learning Looks Like: Creating A Well-Tuned Orchestra In Your Head

Dec. 12, 2017
By Megan Burks

Standardized testing has put an intense focus on reading and math in U.S. schools, causing enrollment in arts classes to plummet. So scientists are conducting their own tests — in the form of MRIs and EEGs — to make the case for bringing arts education back.

San Diego Betting On Lower-Income Entrepreneurs

San Diego Betting On Lower-Income Entrepreneurs

Dec. 12, 2017
By Tarryn Mento

A new initiative aims to make economic prosperity accessible to all San Diegans.

Rad Scientist Episode 4: San Diego Physicist Working Towa...

Rad Scientist Episode 4: San Diego Physicist Working Toward New Energy Source For Future Generations

Dec. 6, 2017
By Megan Burke

The third episode features Cami Collins, a physicist at General Atomics in San Diego. Collins, who grew up in the small town or Glasgow, Montana, dreamed of becoming a physicist.

'Rad Scientist' Episode 3: Can Molecules From The Coast B...

'Rad Scientist' Episode 3: Can Molecules From The Coast Be Tomorrow's Cancer Medicine?

Dec. 5, 2017
By KPBS News

The third episode of the KPBS podcast "Rad Scientist" features Phil Baran who is the chair of the chemistry department at Scripps Research Institute. Baran is studying if molecules from the coast can be used as a future medicine to fight cancer.

New 3D Printing Technology Displayed At San Diego Expo

New 3D Printing Technology Displayed At San Diego Expo

Dec. 4, 2017
By Katie Schoolov

3D Printers have taken over the San Diego Convention Center downtown as part of the Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo. The Expo brings together the latest innovations in 3D printer technology to 1,000 attendees.

Qualcomm Denounces Broadcom's 'Hostile Takeover' Bid

Qualcomm Denounces Broadcom's 'Hostile Takeover' Bid

Dec. 4, 2017
By City News Service

Qualcomm Monday denounced a plan by Broadcom to replace the San Diego-based mobile technology company's board of directors as part of what is now a hostile takeover bid.

Climate Paper At Center Of Scientist-Versus-Scientist Leg...

Climate Paper At Center Of Scientist-Versus-Scientist Legal Dispute

Nov. 30, 2017
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

A Stanford University climate scientist has taken the relatively rare step of suing another scientist, arguing that a rebuttal paper critiquing his work amounted to defamation.