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San Diego Researchers Find Missing World War II Bomber Off Papua Ne...

San Diego Researchers Find Missing World War II Bomber Off Papua New Guinea

May 24
By City News Service

An expedition led in part by the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego located a missing World War II bomber off the coast of Papua New Guinea and surveyed another at the bottom of a harbor, it was announced on Tuesday.

San Diego Researcher Will Send Flies Into Space For Science

San Diego Researcher Will Send Flies Into Space For Science

May 22
By David Wagner

Curiosity about basic fruit fly biology is driving the research, but a local scientist says the findings could also turn out to be relevant for any astronaut embarking on a long-term trip to Mars.

These DNA Tests Promised To Tell Me How Well I'm Aging — My Results...

These DNA Tests Promised To Tell Me How Well I'm Aging — My Results Didn't Add Up

May 19
By David Wagner

You can now buy all kinds of genetic tests online, including tests that calculate your true biological age by measuring your telomeres. But can these tests really tell you how well you're aging?

San Diego Biotech Job Boom Expected To Slow

San Diego Biotech Job Boom Expected To Slow

May 18
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

While San Diego biotech jobs grew 19.6 percent between 2011 and 2016, California's biotech trade group expects that to increase only another 2.7 percent by 2021.

Apple, Qualcomm Spat intensifies, Manufacturers Drawn In

Apple, Qualcomm Spat intensifies, Manufacturers Drawn In

May 17
By Associated Press

Manufacturers that build Apple's iPhone and iPad are being drawn in to an escalating dispute between the tech giant and the chipmaker Qualcomm.

Log In, Look Out: Cyber Chaos Spreads With Workweek's Start

Log In, Look Out: Cyber Chaos Spreads With Workweek's Start

May 15
By Associated Press

Global cyber chaos was spreading Monday as companies booted up computers at work following the weekend's worldwide "ransomware" cyberattack.

Army Training In California Desert To Take On Cyber Threats

Army Training In California Desert To Take On Cyber Threats

May 12
By Steve Walsh

US Army Cyber Command wants to know if it can insert experts onto the battlefield to help troops on the front line combat cyber threats.

Women Astronomers Get Their Story Told In 'Silent Sky'

Women Astronomers Get Their Story Told In 'Silent Sky'

May 10
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Henrietta Swan Leavitt is hardly a household name. But it was her work on measuring stellar distances that helped famed astronomer Edwin Hubble determine that certain clouds of gas and dust were actually galaxies far beyond the Milky Way.

San Diego Study Finds EpiPens Are Still Potent Long After Their Exp...

San Diego Study Finds EpiPens Are Still Potent Long After Their Expiration Date

May 9
By David Wagner

The auto-injectors can be lifesaving. But their price has more than quadrupled over the last 10 years, making them expensive to replace.

Experts Remain Optimistic Over Effort To Save Vaquita Porpoise

Experts Remain Optimistic Over Effort To Save Vaquita Porpoise

May 9
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Despite reports that there may only be 2 or 3 vaquitas left in the northern Gulf of California, a $4 million effort to capture and save the critically endangered porpoise is moving forward.