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11 hrs ago | Austin American Statesman

Austin Arts: Seeing Things thumbnail

Suh, who creates poetic installations with undeniable visual appeal -- such as a full-scale fully furnished bungalow perched at a precarious angle atop a UC-San Diego building -- gets his first major solo exhibit in the U.S. in more than decade when the Contemporary Austin launches a two-part show opening Sept.


Related Topix: Austin, TX

Mon Jul 28, 2014

KFMB-TV San Diego

Disabled artist draws with pen in his mouth

Larime Taylor is the creator of "A Voice in the Dark," a dramatic comic book series that follows a college girl born with the urge to kill.


Related Topix: El Cajon, CA, San Diego, CA, Sorrento Valley (San Diego, CA)


Study: Man's Best Friend Can Get Jealous

Researchers at the University of California San Diego had owners plan with an animatronic toy dog, children's book, and a plastic jack-o'-lantern while ignoring their pets.



Superconductivity could form at high temperatures in layered 2D crystals

An elusive state of matter called superconductivity could be realized in stacks of sheetlike crystals just a few atoms thick, a trio of physicists has determined.


Related Topix: Physics, Science

Scientific Blogging

Discovered: Cool-Burning Flames In Space

If you have watched the NASA channel recently, you might have witnessed a series of experiments regarding flames.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, NASA, California

Medical Daily

Anesthesia Side Effects Are Temporary, Not Damaging To Young Brains

Hopefully dispelling the myth that surgical anesthesia won't do permanent damage to young brains, a new study from Cornell University and the University of California, San Diego, suggests any molecular breakdown between the brain's neurons is purely temporary in nature.


Related Topix: Cornell University

Daily Policy Digest

Paying for Public Employee Health Costs

In a paper for the Cato Institute based on a report for the National Bureau of Economic Research, Jeffrey Clemens, assistant professor of Economics at the University of California-San Diego, and David Cutler, professor of Applied Economics at Harvard University, analyze the impact of health costs on public employee benefits.


Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health


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.


Related Topix: Fire, San Diego, CA

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.


Related Topix: Dogs, Pets, California

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.


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.


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.


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 .


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.


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.


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.


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

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.


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

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)


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.


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.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science