- Sept. 2
You may already be using a smartphone to track your steps, calories and sleep. A team of San Diego engineers hopes one day you'll also be able to track your saliva.
- Sept. 2
The largest fish farm in America will be built 4 miles off San Diego's coast. The Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute is planning the project to correct what it calls this country’s seafood imbalance, but environmentalists equate it to an industrial farm.
- Sept. 1
Patrons of a local public library can check out more than books — a new community lab now lets them check out DNA too.
- Aug. 26
Scientists at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography said Wednesday they have completed a two-year sampling of DNA from fish that spawn near the Ellen Browning Scripps Memorial Pier, creating a baseline that can be used for future studies.
A new research nexus in La Jolla aims to anticipate the problems and offer solutions to the inevitable effects of climate change.
- Aug. 26
Instead of only considering jobs in academia, as generations have done in the past, Ph.D. students are branching out to for profit companies. A new program at UC San Diego aims to help them land these jobs and fit in with corporate culture.
- Aug. 24
The Center for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation aims to address how humans will live with rising sea levels, climbing temperatures and other effects of greenhouse gas emissions.
- Aug. 19
Synthorx claims success at using synthetic DNA to create proteins assembled with unnatural building blocks.
- Aug. 18
Helix aims to help consumers better understand their DNA by bringing together a range of gene-analysis services from third-party partners.
- Aug. 17
Officials unveiled Spanish versions of an app and website with information on ongoing emergencies such as fires, floods and earthquakes. They also feature guides on preparing for and recovering from disasters.