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1 hr ago | 10News

2-alarm blaze damages UCSD student housing

A fire at an eight-apartment student housing building Sunday night on the UC San Diego campus caused about $525,000 in damage and left its residents displaced, fire officials said.

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Related Topix: Fire, San Diego, CA

3 hrs ago | The Salinas Californian

Possessive puppies: Yes, dogs get jealousPossessive puppies: Yes,...

Possessive puppies: Yes, dogs get jealous Harris was researching jealousy in humans when an encounter with her parents' three young border collies prompted her curiosity.

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Related Topix: Dogs, Pets, California

7 hrs ago | San Diego NewsCape

Novel Technologies Advance Brain Surgery to Benefit Patients

In a milestone procedure, neurosurgeons at UC San Diego Health System have integrated advanced 3D imaging, computer simulation and next-generation surgical tools to perform a highly complex brain surgery through a small incision to remove deep-seated tumors.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

WTVR Richmond

Study finds dogs can experience a very human emotion

New research suggests that dogs can exhibit jealousy, a human emotion usually ascribed to squabbling siblings or the jilted third of a love triangle.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science

San Diego NewsCape

Parents Rank Their Obese Children as "Very Healthy"

A University of California, San Diego School of Medicine-led study suggests that parents of obese children often do not recognize the potentially serious health consequences of childhood weight gain or the importance of daily physical activity in helping their child reach a healthy weight.

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Related Topix: Pediatrics, Medicine

PhysOrg Weblog

New drug target can break down cancer's barrier against treatment

Cancer research UK scientists at Barts Cancer Institute have found that targeting a molecule in blood vessels can make cancer therapy significantly more effective, according to research published in Nature .

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Dogs want your attention. All of it.

Your dog wants all of your attention but can she feel jealousy? The answer seems to be yes, according to a new study published in PLOS ONE.

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Examiner.com

Dog study reveals canines get jealous: Is this news to dog owners?

Does a dog owner really need a study to tell them that a dog can feel jealousy too, just like people do? Anyone that has a pet dog can tell you jealousy is a big part of their canine's personality.

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Related Topix: Dogs, Pets

CBS Local

Boy, 12, To Be College's Youngest Full-Time Pupil

A 12-year-old Southern California boy who hopes to become a computer engineer will be the youngest full-time student in the history of MiraCosta College when he enrolls next month.

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Related Topix: Oceanside, CA, Education, Home Schooling, Education Etc.

Breitbart.com

Save Our American Dream: Fight Reverse Discrimination in College Admissions

I am a proud naturalized American citizen. When I immigrated at 14, I learned that if I worked hard and did my best, this country would give me the opportunity to make my dreams come true.

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Related Topix: UC Irvine, Irvine, CA, UC Berkeley

BroadwayWorld.com

National New Play Network Presents Mfa Playwrights' Workshop, Now thru 8/3

The National New Play Network , the country's alliance of non-profit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, in collaboration with the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival and Stanford University's National Center for New Plays, will host nearly fifty playwrights, directors and dramaturgs ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The National, Theater, Arts, Stanford University, New York University, Hunter College, City University of New York

American Society for Quality

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.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Chemistry, Science

Psychology Today

Men in Black Wins

Based on a concept first proposed by DNA Nobel laureate Francis Crick, a sophisticated combination of genetics , neurochemistry and optics - called "optogenetics" - may finally lead to the true "root" of psychiatric illness.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Medical News

Neurosurgeons develop new technologies to perform highly complex brain surgery

In a milestone procedure, neurosurgeons at UC San Diego Health System have integrated advanced 3D imaging, computer simulation and next-generation surgical tools to perform a highly complex brain surgery through a small incision to remove deep-seated tumors.

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The Washington Post

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A child sits on the gym floor during the Shapedown program for overweight adolescents and children on in Aurora, Colo.

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Related Topix: Pediatrics, Medicine, Life, Food, Nutrition, Family, Kids, Sports

KXLY-TV Spokane

Study: Dogs can feel jealous, too

New research suggests that dogs can exhibit jealousy, a human emotion usually ascribed to squabbling siblings or the jilted third of a love triangle.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science

Mashable

Science Confirms What Every Dog Owner Knows: Your Pup Gets Jealous

Man's best friend does not like anything muscling in on that friendship. The first experimental test of jealousy in dogs shows that canines nip even at stuffed pooches when these fakes take away the attention of the dogs' owners.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality

CNN

Sleep deprived? Beware false memories

Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health, mind and body.

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Fox News

How much sleep do you need?

We were all raised with a few universal health tenets. An apple a day keeps the scary doctors away, you better stay out of that swimming pool if you ate lunch less than an hour ago and eight hours of Zzzzs constitutes a full night's rest.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine

National Review Online

Abraham H. Miller: Progressive Jews, Wake Up

The leaflets threatened violence against the community unless Israel stopped the war with Gaza.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Gay/Lesbian

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