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Qualcomm Legal Feud With Apple Has First Major Day In Court

Qualcomm Legal Feud With Apple Has First Major Day In Court

Aug. 22
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Lawyers for Qualcomm and Apple faced off in a San Diego courtroom on Friday. It was the first major hearing in a multibillion-dollar antitrust lawsuit accusing Qualcomm of charging royalties for features that aren’t covered by its patents.

San Diegans Watch Partial Solar Eclipse

San Diegans Watch Partial Solar Eclipse

Aug. 21
By City News Service, David Wagner

Thousands of San Diegans enjoyed viewing Monday's solar eclipse at events around the city as 57 percent of the sun was blocked by the moon.

San Diego Researcher: Interior Of The Moon Is Likely Dry

San Diego Researcher: Interior Of The Moon Is Likely Dry

Aug. 21
By City News Service

The finding suggests the moon was formed by "some sort of cataclysmic impact event."

Increasing Number Of Leopard Sharks Off La Jolla Attracts Snorkeler...

Increasing Number Of Leopard Sharks Off La Jolla Attracts Snorkelers, Scientists

Aug. 18
By Katie Schoolov

Changing ocean temperatures have brought more leopard sharks to La Jolla Shores this summer than the previous two years, and the public can join Birch Aquarium for guided shark snorkels through September.

San Diego Eclipse Chasers Travel North For The Total Experience

San Diego Eclipse Chasers Travel North For The Total Experience

Aug. 18
By David Wagner

Oregon is expecting around 1 million travelers to flood into the state next week, hoping for a glimpse of Monday's total solar eclipse. And some San Diego eclipse chasers will be among those traveling to remote areas within the path of totality.

No Total Eclipse For San Diegans, But Plenty To See

No Total Eclipse For San Diegans, But Plenty To See

Aug. 17
By Michael Lipkin

Scientists and amateur stargazers across the country are gearing up for Monday's Great American Eclipse, when the entire continental United States will see the moon cover at least part of the sun.

Study Finds Public Pushing Back On Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

Study Finds Public Pushing Back On Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

Aug. 15
By David Wagner

A new study led by a UC San Diego researcher finds that some Americans are strongly opposed to releasing genetically modified insects in the wild — even though scientists say the approach could fight the spread of diseases like Zika and malaria.

San Diego Fleet Science Center To Hold Eclipse Viewing Event

San Diego Fleet Science Center To Hold Eclipse Viewing Event

Aug. 14
By City News Service

Officials at the Fleet Science Center announced Monday they will hold a free event to view the upcoming solar eclipse.

New Science Program Brings City Heights Students To Cabrillo Nation...

New Science Program Brings City Heights Students To Cabrillo National Monument

Aug. 11
By Susan Murphy

More than 500 middle school students from one of San Diego’s most underserved communities are about to embark on a science experiment like no other.

San Diego Scientists Tweak Gene Editing Tool To Target RNA

San Diego Scientists Tweak Gene Editing Tool To Target RNA

Aug. 10
By David Wagner

Scientists experimenting on plants, animals and even human embryos have used the powerful gene editing tool CRISPR to alter DNA. But a team of UC San Diego scientists have repurposed the technique to target RNA, the molecule crucial for translating the genetic information stored in DNA.