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Salk Institute Gets Pushback Over Response To Gender Discrimination...

Salk Institute Gets Pushback Over Response To Gender Discrimination Lawsuits

July 19
By David Wagner

The La Jolla scientific research institution has been getting pushback from some prominent scientists over its description of the two scientists who brought forward the complaints.

Two Sides Respond To Lawsuit Alleging Gender Discrimination At Salk...

Two Sides Respond To Lawsuit Alleging Gender Discrimination At Salk Institute

July 17
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Salk biologists Vicki Lundblad and Katherine Jones spoke to The San Diego Union-Tribune about the lawsuits and Salk Institute further responded to the claims Friday.

What Are The Rules When It Comes To Flying A Drone In San Diego?

What Are The Rules When It Comes To Flying A Drone In San Diego?

July 17
By Claire Trageser

The number of airports, military bases and heliports at hospitals in San Diego mean there are few options for where people can fly.

SANDAG Hears Plans To Test Self-Driving Cars On San Diego Roads

SANDAG Hears Plans To Test Self-Driving Cars On San Diego Roads

July 14
By David Wagner

Soon, you might start to see self-driving cars on public roads as part of a national test planned for the San Diego region.

San Diego Scientist Says Large Iceberg That Broke From Antarctica M...

San Diego Scientist Says Large Iceberg That Broke From Antarctica May Not Be Cause For Alarm

July 14
By David Wagner

The iceberg may be the size of Delaware. But a Scripps Institution of Oceanography glaciologist said that does not mean it will cause dramatic sea level rise — or that global warming was responsible.

This 'Smart Glove' Can Translate Sign Language

This 'Smart Glove' Can Translate Sign Language

July 12
By David Wagner

You have heard of smartphones and smart watches. Now, UC San Diego researchers have built a "smart glove" that can translate sign language gestures into text displayed on a mobile device — all for less than $100.

New California Law Requires Boating Licenses, Except For Renters

New California Law Requires Boating Licenses, Except For Renters

July 10
By Claire Trageser

Right now, almost anyone in California can hop on a boat and drive away without any training or a license. That will change this January when a new law goes into effect requiring boaters to pass a written test and get a California Boater Card.

California Adds Monsanto Weed Killer To List Of Cancer-Causing Chem...

California Adds Monsanto Weed Killer To List Of Cancer-Causing Chemicals

July 7
By David Wagner

Some local governments, including the city of Encinitas, have already implemented municipal bans on the weed-killing chemical glyphosate.

Qualcomm Sues Apple Over iPhone Patent Infringement

Qualcomm Sues Apple Over iPhone Patent Infringement

July 6
By City News Service

San Diego-based Qualcomm sued Apple in federal court Thursday and filed a separate complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission, claiming patent infringement regarding iPhones imported into this country.

Judge Rules FTC Antitrust Case Against Qualcomm Can Move Forward

Judge Rules FTC Antitrust Case Against Qualcomm Can Move Forward

June 28
By David Wagner

A federal judge has decided that an antitrust lawsuit against Qualcomm can move forward.