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Tease photo for San Diego Scientists Weigh Body Camera Ethics

San Diego Scientists Weigh Body Camera Ethics

May 3
By Midday Edition

Data from wearable cameras and GPS trackers can reveal private information about their study subjects’ lives and the people they meet.

Tease photo for San Diego Scientists Help Discover Earth-Sized Planets Orbiting Tiny Star

San Diego Scientists Help Discover Earth-Sized Planets Orbiting Tiny Star

May 2
By David Wagner

The planets orbit a small and faint star, not visible to the naked eye. They're about as close to their star as Jupiter is to its moons.

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News In Numbers: In Sunny San Diego, Few Install Solar Hot Water

May 2
By Ingrid Lobet / inewsource

When most people think about solar energy, they think about solar photovoltaic panels that make electricity. But there are also solar water heating systems, which can be cheaper.

Tease photo for That Green Light Seen Across California Tuesday Night? Not Space Junk, Officials Say

That Green Light Seen Across California Tuesday Night? Not Space Junk, Officials Say

April 27
By KPBS News, City News Service

The U.S. Strategic Command "determined that the re-entry of a man-made object did not occur at this time."

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Prototype Electric Car Could Point The Way To The Future

April 27
By Midday Edition
By Erik Anderson

UC San Diego engineers plan to put an electric car through a challenging cross-country journey. They're covering a 2,500-mile trip in less than two days, which can't be done with current battery technology.

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Officials Ponder How To Remove Dead Whale From Surf Spot

April 26
By Evening Edition

The adult gray whale is about 40 feet long and weighs up to 60,000 pounds. Its carcass is rotting at a popular surfing spot near San Clemente.

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Healthy Aging May Not Require Winning The Genetic Lottery

April 21
By David Wagner

San Diego scientists found that people who live into their 80s and above with their health intact may have some genetic protections, but fewer than you might expect.

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UC San Diego Scientists Working On Roadside Test For Stoned Drivers

April 19
By David Wagner

Police can use breathalyzers to catch drunken drivers. But they don’t have a great way of identifying stoned drivers.

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Patently True: San Diego Is A Hotbed Of Invention

April 18
By Midday Edition

From inewsource’s News in Numbers: San Diego ranks among the top 10 regions in the country for patent grants.

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MTS Board Approves Mobile Ticketing Contract

April 14
By Andrew Bowen, City News Service

Public transit riders in San Diego can look forward to a more convenient way to pay their bus and trolley fares, after the Metropolitan Transit System board approved plans for a new smartphone ticketing app.

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