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San Diego State University Nursing Students Diagnose Holograms

July 23
By Ebone Monet

San Diego State nursing students are using augmented reality to test diagnostic skills.

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San Diego Parkinson's Fighters Battle Disease As Researchers Close In On Breakthrough

July 3
By Susan Murphy

There is hopeful news for the nearly 20,000 people battling Parkinson’s disease in San Diego County. A unique boxing program is helping some people slow the progression of their neurological disease. And researchers in La Jolla are making sure they’re not alone in their fight.

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Sweeping Data Privacy Bill Approved In California

June 29
By Associated Press

California will soon have what experts call the nation's most far-reaching law to give consumers more control over their personal data under a bill the governor signed Thursday.

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New Birch Aquarium Exhibit Highlights Sea Creatures With 'Super Powers'

June 27
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

The comics-inspired exhibit “Oddities: Hidden Heroes of the Scripps Collections” features marine animals that have developed special adaptations to survive. The exhibit opens June 29.

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California Lawmakers Advance Last-Minute Data Privacy Bill

June 26
By Associated Press

California state senators advanced a last-minute internet privacy bill Tuesday ahead of a deadline while acknowledging it would need changes if it becomes law.

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Apple Closing iPhone Security Gap Used By Law Enforcement

June 14
By Associated Press

Apple is closing a security gap that allowed outsiders to pry personal information from locked iPhones without a password, a change that will thwart law enforcement agencies that have been exploiting the vulnerability to collect evidence in criminal investigations.

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Top Salk Institute Researcher Resigns Following Harassment Investigation

June 11
By Susan Murphy

Inder Verma was suspended in April following sexual harassment allegations. The institute was wrapping up its internal investigation last week when Verma gave his unconditional resignation.

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Talk To Focus On The Ethics Of Creating Inheritable Genetic Modifications

June 5
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Genetic researchers say they may be able to produce desired gene modifications in rodents that can be inherited. Those alterations would help researchers have better access to lab animals that mimic complex human diseases.

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California Senate Passes Net Neutrality Bill

May 31
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Senate bill 822 would restore net neutrality regulations repealed by the Federal Communications Commission under President Trump. The bill now moves to the assembly.

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Pioneer Astronaut Sally Ride To Be Commemorated With USPS Forever Stamp

May 23
By City News Service

Sally Ride, who became the first American woman in space in 1983 and taught at UC San Diego after leaving NASA, will be posthumously honored Wednesday by the U.S. Postal Service, which will hold a ceremony at the university to unveil a stamp depicting the Encino-born physicist, astronaut and educator.