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Paleontologist Ashley Poust inspects the fossil...

San Diego Paleontologist Helps Discover New Species Of Dinosaur

Jan. 15
By Shalina Chatlani

This 120-million-year-old dinosaur is almost twice the age of the T-Rex.

Lime employees gather scooters that were impoun...

Business Report: Lime Scooters Leave San Diego

Jan. 10
By Bennett Lacy

How the ongoing impeachment of President Donald Trump might delay action on the USMCA trade deal; Lime pulls its scooters out of San Diego; and the new television deal for the Mountain West conference.

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Koalas Suffer In The Wild, But Get Help From San Diego

Jan. 10
By Erik Anderson

The San Diego Zoo is trying to rescue koalas in danger of dying in Australia's ferocious bush fires.

The Dave Johnson coal-fired power plant is silh...

Study Shows Coal Plant Shutdowns Save Lives and Crops

Jan. 8
By Shalina Chatlani

A study by UC San Diego showed that over the course of a decade coal plant shutdowns saved an estimated 26,000 lives and 570 million bushels of crops.

Researchers from the Scripps Institution of Oce...

Scripps Scientists Work To Save A Fish Species From Extinction

Jan. 6
By Shalina Chatlani

The Nassau grouper fish, found only in the Caribbean, was on the brink of extinction. Now, the population has increased seven-fold.

An Indian nurse looks at x-ray results of patie...

Century-Old TB Vaccine May Work Better If Given In A New Way

Jan. 2
By Associated Press

Scientists think they’ve figured out how to make a century-old tuberculosis vaccine far more protective: Simply give the shot a different way.

Spiny lobsters sit inside of a crate at Apex Wi...

US-China Trade Tensions Mean Tough Times For Local Lobster Industry

Dec. 24, 2019
By Matt Hoffman

The average price per pound paid to fisherman for spiny lobsters caught off the San Diego coast is about $10 cheaper than in years past because of reduced demand from China.

California Highway Patrol Officer Gary Martens,...

California Still Struggling To Police Stoned Drivers

Dec. 20, 2019
By Shalina Chatlani

Marijuana is hard to police. A small amount may significantly impair a novice user but not a chronic user. So, traditional tools used on drunken drivers — like breathalyzers — don’t work.

Lead Inclusively App on mobile device. November...

Want To Build Diversity and Inclusion In The Workplace? There's An App For That

Dec. 19, 2019
By Jade Hindmon

Lead Inclusively, a San Diego-based firm, has launched the Inclusion Virtual Coach application, which uses neuroscience, artificial intelligence and "real-time" nudge messaging to help transform the workplace.

A pipe sits next a grinder full of ground marij...

Marijuana Culture Has Arrived, But The Science Is Still Catching Up

Dec. 19, 2019
By Shalina Chatlani

More people are buying marijuana since California legalized its retail sale two years ago. But the scientific research to show consumers the risks and benefits of marijuana use is just starting to accelerate.

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