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Nonprofit Scoops Up Plastic Pollution From Pacific Ocean

Dec. 5
By Brooke Ruth, Mark Sauer

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch has become a floating symbol of pollution on this planet. Ocean Voyages Institute, a nonprofit dedicated to preserving the ocean environment, is one of the groups trying to do something about it.

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Time-Restricted Eating Could Lead To Weight Loss, Scientists Find

Dec. 5
By Shalina Chatlani

A trial including nearly 20 people showed restricted eating windows of about 10 hours helped participants lose weight, among other health benefits.

Jenni Brandon, a researcher at Birch Aquarium, ...

Study: Microplastics A Million Times More Abundant In Ocean Than Previously Thought

Dec. 5
By Shalina Chatlani

Former estimates only accounted for larger pieces of microplastics.

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Why Blue Whales' Hearts Are Stopping Their Bodies From Getting Bigger

Dec. 4
By Shalina Chatlani

Blue whales are the largest animals on earth, but their cardiac limitations may be the only thing preventing them from getting any bigger.

Andrew Garcia, 22, plays 'Call of Duty: Modern ...

Army Recruitment Today Is Less 'Be All You Can Be' And More 'Call Of Duty'

Dec. 4
Taylor Allen / American Homefront

The Army has embraced esports as a recruiting tool to reach young adults, who are drawn to the fast-paced action of military-themed games.

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Workers Fired From Google Plan Federal Labor Complaint

Dec. 3
By Associated Press

Four workers fired from Google last week are planning to file a federal labor complaint against the company, claiming it unfairly retaliated against them for organizing workers around social causes.

Roundtable: KPBS Podcasts

Nov. 29
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

A special episode of KPBS Roundtable features a discussion with several KPBS podcast hosts about their shows and the growth of the podcast platform.

Week-old rhino getting used to the surroundings...

New Rhino Born In San Diego Key To Research Effort

Nov. 27
By Erik Anderson

San Diego Zoo Safari Park officials are keeping a close eye on the 100th southern white rhino born at the park, because it is an important part of a long-running rhino recovery effort.

A female rhino calf plays with her mother, Aman...

Southern White Rhino Calf Born At Zoo's Safari Park, Second In Four Months

Nov. 26
By City News Service

The San Diego Zoo Tuesday announced the birth of a southern white rhino calf at the Safari Park.

A research team on the frozen land of Antarctic...

Scripps Researcher Drills For Planet's Oldest Ice In Antarctica

Nov. 26
By City News Service

The research trip is part of a cordial international race to find the ice, which will give geologists and climate scientists new insight into Earth's climate history.

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