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2 hrs ago | KMVT Twin Falls

Forgotten For Days In DEA Cell - Investigation

Department of Justice investigators have released a report in the case of a UC San Diego student abandoned in a DEA holding cell for days without food or water.


Related Topix: US News

6 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Large group of anchovies swim off San Diego coast

The Scripps Institution of Oceanography - at the University of California, San Diego in La Jolla, Calif.


Related Topix: Science, Oceanography

10 hrs ago | Health News Digest

Information Overload: Memory and Focus Are at Risk

Parsippany, NJ, July 8, 2014 - Information overload isn't new. Starting with the invention of the printing press in the fifteenth century, scholars and scientists have predicted that each new technological advance that made information more widely available would produce an overwhelming flood that would be impossible to manage.


Related Topix: Parsippany, NJ, Inventions, Science / Technology

15 hrs ago | WebProNews

Lake Mead Water Levels Dangerously Low

Lake Mead is the largest reservoir in the United States, but Lake Mead is low, and that has some folks worried.


Related Topix: Agriculture

Tue Jul 08, 2014

UC San Diego Tritons

Vote for Luke Calkins for NCAA Elite 89 Fan Favorite

The NCAA is selecting a fan favorite among its 2013-14 Elite 89 award winners, and Luke Calkins , a fourth-year senior diver at UC San Diego this past season, is in contention.


Related Topix: Rancho Bernardo (San Diego, CA), San Diego, CA

KNUS-AM Aurora

US workers encountered man left in cell for days

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law


DEA Officials Responsible For Nearly Killing College Student, DOJ Watchdog Finds

Four separate employees of the Drug Enforcement Administration saw or heard a college student who was left handcuffed in a holding cell without food or water for five days after he was supposed to be released, according to a newly released summary of an internal Department of Justice investigation.


Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, US News, Drugs, Marijuana, Prison

WTOP-FM Washington

US workers encountered man left in cell for days

File - In this May 1, 2012, file photo, Daniel Chong discussed his detention by the Drug Enforcement Administration, DEA, during a news conference at his attorney's office in San Diego.


Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Drugs


Small but plentiful: How the faintest galaxies illuminated the early universe

Light from tiny galaxies more than 13 billion years ago played a larger role than previously thought in creating the conditions in the universe as we know it today, according to a new study by researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and the San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego.


Related Topix: High Performance Computing, Astronomy, Science

Surgical Products

Pace Of Surgical Innovation Concerns Some Surgeons

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found that the risk of patient harm increased two-fold in 2006.


Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery

R & D

Silicon sponge improves lithium-ion battery performance

The lithium-ion batteries that power our laptops and electric vehicles could store more energy and run longer on a single charge with the help of a sponge-like silicon material.


Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Chemistry, Science

Pacific Daily News

Islandstyle -- Tuesday, July 8, 2014

The Scholarship program awards $2,000 to each selected high-school graduate, plus a paid summer internship with Bank of Guam.


Mon Jul 07, 2014

San Diego Source

UCSD brings in nearly $84 million in May grants

The University of California, San Diego was awarded about $84 million in grants in May, down from the school's calendar-year high in April of $99 million.


Road Theatre Announces 2014 Playwrights Festival, Featuring D.L. Coburn and More, 7/27-8/3

The Road Theatre Company and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson , Artistic Director, remain committed to their meaningful mission to produce and develop New Work for the Stage.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, North Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), North-Hollywood, CA, Bell, CA, Theater, Arts

UC San Diego

Why 'Whispers' Among Bees Sometimes Evolve Into 'Shouts'

Trigona hyalinata spies will compete for food sources if their competitors aren't present in sufficient numbers to defend their flowers.


Related Topix: Apiculture, Science


IARS Announces $600,000 in Anesthesia Research Awards

Newswise - July 7, 2014 - The International Anesthesia Research Society announces the recipients of $600,000 in grants for the 2014 IARS Mentored Research Awards.


Related Topix: Duke University, Columbia University, University of Texas Medical Branch, Texas

San Diego NewsCape

Biomarker Predicts Effectiveness of Brain Cancer Treatment

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified a new biomarker that predicts whether glioblastoma - the most common form of primary brain cancer - will respond to chemotherapy.


Related Topix: Medicine, Temodar, Temozolomide (generic)

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Deming Headlight

NMSU professor pushes students toward potential

NMSU Photo Regents Professor Elba Serrano has been mentoring students in biology at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces.


Related Topix: New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, US Military, US Army, Opinion

San Diego NewsCape

New Reprogramming Method Makes Better Stem Cells

A team of researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University and Salk Institute for Biological Studies has shown for the first time that stem cells created using different methods produce differing cells.


Related Topix: Oregon Health & Science University, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Genetics, Medicine

San Diego NewsCape

Behind a Marine Creature's Bright Green Fluorescent Glow

Pushing closer to understanding the mechanisms behind the mysterious glow of light produced naturally by certain animals, scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have deciphered the structural components related to fluorescence brightness in a primitive sea creature.


Related Topix: Oceanography, Science