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5 min ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Many with schizophrenia say they're happy: study

Even though schizophrenia is one of the most severe forms of mental illness, nearly 40 percent of people with the disorder say they're happy, new research contends.

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4 hrs ago | The Jewish Journal

On the frontlines of reintegrating LAUSD

In a city and county that tends to be segregated by race and income, it's inspiring to meet people trying to reverse the trend.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Los Angeles, CA, Century City (Los Angeles, CA), West Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA), Asian-American

8 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

UCSD student died of overdose after campus concert

A coroner's report says a University of California, San Diego student died of an accidental overdose in May after attending an on-campus music festival.

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Related Topix: San Diego County, CA

8 hrs ago | Business Journal

UC campuses recruit record number of nonresidents

A record number of out-of-state students will enroll -- and, critically -- pay full tuition at the University of California system this fall.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, UC Berkeley

8 hrs ago | WMC-TV Memphis

Grizzlies holding training camp in San Diego

The Grizzlies announcing they'll hold training camp at the University of California San Diego from Sept.

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12 hrs ago | SFGate

6 Tactics For Powering Through A Workday On No Sleep

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: California

12 hrs ago | NewsFactor

BioBattery Tattoo May Power a Phone

In the future, your own sweat may power your smartphone. A removable tattoo doubles as a mini-battery; the device is meant to be worn during a trip to the gym.

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14 hrs ago | Wireless Design & Development

Researchers Find Security Flaws in Backscatter X-Ray Scanners

A team of researchers from the University of California, San Diego, the University of Michigan, and Johns Hopkins University have discovered several security vulnerabilities in full-body backscatter X-ray scanners deployed to U.S. airports between 2009 and 2013.

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Related Topix: Johns Hopkins University

18 hrs ago | The Journal of Investigative Dermatology

Clinical Research, Clinical Trials and Therapeutics

Cutaneous and blood expression of Twist is correlated with disease stages, with detection of Twistin circulating tumor T cells in more than 90 of SZ patients.

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23 hrs ago | Government Computer News

Dousing wildfires with big data

If there's one thing San Diego Supercomputer Center researchers know, it's how to handle big data.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

UC Merced Connect: Campus ranks among "Cool Schools" for sustainability

UC Merced has been ranked among the "Cool Schools" by the Sierra Club's Sierra Magazine because of its commitment to sustainability.

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Related Topix: Merced, CA, UC Merced, Cool, CA, UC Santa Barbara

Circulation

Long-Term Follow-Up Shows Excellent Transmural Atrial Lead...

From the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology , and Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery , University of California, San Diego and Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, CA.

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Related Topix: San Diego, CA

New Jersey Herald

Study drops hints that dogs could get jealous

When Shetland sheepdog Maggie comes home from the groomer, her owners praise and pet her shiny coat, much to the chagrin of pit bull Stormy, who will head-butt her until their family cuts out the compliments."

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Related Topix: San Diego County, CA

Hispanic Business

UC San Diego Health System Utilizes Platform Capabilities of MRI...

The team, led by , biopsied a patient's brain tumor, aspirated a fluid-filled section of the tumor, and ablated the tumor, all under real-time MRI guidance enabled by the ClearPoint system in the hospital's diagnostic MRI suite.

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Express India

Truant Teachers

A study by the University of California, San Diego, the World Bank and the University of Michigan pegs the annual cost of teacher absenteesim in public schools in India at a whopping $1.5 billion.

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Connect.educause.edu

Administrative IT Strategy at the University of California, San Diego

This podcast features an interview with Chief Enterprise Technology Officer for the University of California, San Diego, Min Yao.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Science Daily

Aspirin, take two: Research identifies a second effect of the drug against inflammation

Aspirin has a second effect, researchers have found: Not only does it kill cyclooxygenase, thus preventing production of the prostaglandins that cause inflammation and pain, it also prompts the enzyme to generate another compound that hastens the end of inflammation, returning the affected cells to homeostatic health.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic), Naproxen (generic), Aleve, Naprosyn, Biochemistry, Biology

Science Daily

New mouse model points to therapy for liver disease

A novel mouse model that closely resembles human NASH has been described by researchers.

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Related Topix: Liver Cancer, Health, Medicine, Pharmacology, Genetics

Science Blog

Happiness happens: Schizophrenia doesn't preclude enjoying life

Schizophrenia is among the most severe forms of mental illness, yet some people with the disease are as happy as those in good physical and mental health according to a study led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.

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UC San Diego Tritons

Seven Tritons Named ACWPC All-Academic

The UC San Diego women's water polo team took home seven honors as the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches announced the recipients of its annual All-Academic awards.

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