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NASA Releases Mars Landing Video: 'Stuff Of Our Dreams'

Feb. 22
Marcia Dunn / Associated Press

NASA has released the first high-quality video of a spacecraft landing on Mars. The footage is so good and so amazing that members of the rover's landing team say they feel as though they're riding along.

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Fragile COVID-19 Vaccine Providers Must Follow Stringent Dose Handling Guidelines

Feb. 22
By Tarryn Mento

A degree too warm, or a room too bright, could render a vial ineffective at a time when shipment delays and shortages mean back-up doses are practically nonexistent.

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Roundtable: The Climate Crisis Gets Political

Feb. 19
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

A deep freeze in Texas and elsewhere becomes the latest political fight over how to deal with climate change, San Diego's push to step up enforcement of COVID-19 violations doesn't materialize and local college students weigh in on the debate over whether to forgive student loan debt.

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1st Clone Of US Endangered Species, A Ferret, Announced

Feb. 18
By Associated Press, Erik Anderson

Scientists have cloned the first U.S. endangered species, a black-footed ferret duplicated from the genes of an animal that died over 30 years ago.

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What Can We Learn About Community From Animals?

Feb. 18
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

Academic, author and photographer Caitlin O’ Connell is out with a new book that explores this. It’s called “Wild Rituals: 10 Lessons Animals Can Teach Us About Connection, Community, and Ourselves.”

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State Launches Salton Sea Restoration Effort

Feb. 15
By Erik Anderson

California is poised to begin reshaping the southern edge of the Salton Sea. The receding lake has left behind a dry lakebed that is creating a public health crisis.

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Scripps Researcher Finds Ozone-Eating Chemical Level Falling

Feb. 10
By Erik Anderson

Ozone-eating chemicals surged unexpectedly in 2013, but levels are falling again after scientists identify rogue manufacturers.

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Roundtable: More San Diegans Get Their COVID-19 Vaccine

Feb. 5
By Bennett Lacy

San Diego County brings vaccine distribution sites to rural areas, former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer launches his run for California Governor, and residents in Paradise Hills band together to build sidewalks in their neighborhoods.

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Scripps Research Moves One Step Closer To Vaccine To Prevent HIV

Feb. 4
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Scripps Research announced success in the first clinical trial of a new approach against HIV — one that involves vaccines that boost the body's ability to produce antibodies.

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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.