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San Diego Company Merges Food Science, Aquaculture To Make Fillets From Fish Cells

Jan. 26
By Jade Hindmon, Megan Burke

A San Diego aquaculture technology start-up is betting that Americans' love of seafood will extend to fish fillets grown from fish cells.

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Ocean Acidification Affecting California Mussels

Jan. 14
By Erik Anderson

California mussels are changing as the ocean becomes more acidic and scientists worry that may hurt them.

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UCSD Scientists Find Certain Metabolisms May Be Linked To Recurring Depression

Jan. 12
By City News Service

Researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine found that certain metabolites — small molecules produced by the process of metabolism — may be predictive indicators for people at risk for clinical depression.

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Twitter Without Trump Tumbles Along With Other Tech Shares

Jan. 11
By Associated Press

Shares of social media and other tech companies have tumbled, hit by fallout from the siege on the U.S. Capitol supporters of President Donald Trump. There is a growing risk for tech companies, especially those in social media, that Congress will attempt to collar them after last week's rampage in Washington, D.C.

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Slack Kicks Off 2021 With A Global Outage

Jan. 4
By Associated Press

Slack, the messaging service used by millions of people for work and school, suffered a global outage on Monday, the first day back for most people returning from the New Year's holiday.

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CVS Pharmacists Begin Vaccinating San Diego County Nursing Home Residents

Dec. 28, 2020
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke

The drugstore chain did not provide specific numbers for San Diego, but company officials said 15,000 care facilities in California are part of a nationwide program that will administer vaccines to as many as 700,000 long term care residents.

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Roundtable: The COVID-19 Vaccine Arrives As New Cases Soar

Dec. 18, 2020
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

San Diego receives its first batch of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, transportation advocates have high hopes for a major expansion of bus and rail service, and a look back at how KPBS covered the top stories of 2020.

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Is It Ethical For A Healthy Person To Choose Not To Get A COVID-19 Vaccine?

Dec. 17, 2020
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke

As we continue to see more coronavirus vaccines available and more people eligible to take them, will vaccinations continue to be viewed as an individual choice?

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California's Monarch Butterflies May Be In Extinction Spiral

Dec. 15, 2020
By Erik Anderson

Federal officials decline endangered species protection for the troubled monarch butterfly. The agency says it has too many other species seeking protection to grant protection for the butterfly first, but the state of the population will get regular reviews.

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San Diego Researchers Looking To Grow A Climate Solution

Dec. 14, 2020
By Erik Anderson

San Diego researchers think plants may offer a significant way to draw down excess carbon in the air which could slow climate change.

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