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A Look At The Salk Institute Since Gender Discrimination Settlements

April 24
By Marissa Cabrera, Mark Sauer

With lawsuits now settled, a new story examines the culture at The Salk Institute and what may be in store for the next generation of women scientists at the scientific research institute in La Jolla.

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Roundtable: San Diego’s Balancing Act On Homelessness

April 19
By Bennett Lacy

San Diego moves forward with new support and enforcement on the homelessness issue, a public vote on the Convention Center expansion may be moved to March, and Qualcomm stock rises on the news of its settlement with Apple.

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Firebird Plane Can Have Pilot, Or Not

April 18
By Erik Anderson

A plane developed and designed in San Diego could become a widely used surveillance tool.

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Why Southern California Is Ripe For A Large Earthquake

April 17
By Bennett Lacy, Jade Hindmon

A recent report by the U.S. Geological Survey shows California has gone more than 100 years without a significant land-rupturing earthquake. It has been nine years since a major earthquake of magnitude 6.0 or stronger was felt in the San Diego region.

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Salk Scientists Plan To Combat Climate Change With Plants

April 17
By Mark Sauer, Megan Burke

A team of plant scientists at The Salk Institute believes their simple idea of harnessing the power of plants to capture carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and store it in their roots could have a dramatic impact on efforts to combat climate change.

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SDSU Astronomers Discover Third Planet In Two-Star Solar System

April 16
By City News Service

The researchers spotted the Neptune-to-Saturn-sized planet between the system's two previously observed planets while monitoring data from NASA's Kepler telescope.

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Jury Selection Begins In Antitrust Lawsuit Between Apple And Qualcomm

April 15
By City News Service

Jury selection is scheduled to begin today in a case between technology giants Apple and Qualcomm, with Apple seeking billions over what it claims are exorbitant and unfair fees Qualcomm allegedly charged for the use of Qualcomm chips in iPhones.

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Roundtable: Julian Firefighters Standoff

April 12
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

A standoff in Julian over the future of its volunteer fire department, county supervisors want a comprehensive strategy for electric cars, and Elise Hu talks about her work as a reporter for NPR.

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UCSD Researcher: 'Bee Safe' Label May Not Live Up To Promise

April 11
By Erik Anderson

A San Diego researcher said a recently developed pesticide sold as a "BeeSafe" product may still put the winged pollinators at risk.

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San Diego Zoo To Be Subject Of New Animal Planet Series Later This Year

April 10
By City News Service

The series is intended to give Animal Planet viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the zoo's daily goings-on, as well as San Diego Zoo Global's efforts to curb species extinction and protect vulnerable animal populations in the wild.

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