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1 hr ago | Merced Sun-Star

Merced Arts Wrap for April 18, 2014

UC Merced’s World Cultures Second Annual Graduate Student Conference is scheduled for 1 to 4:15 p.m. today inside the campus’ Classroom and Office Building, Room 113, at the 5200 N. Lake Road campus.

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Related Topix: Merced, CA, UC Merced, San Diego, CA, Symphony, Arts

5 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

A Nuclear Power Plant Goes On The Auction Block

In late March, the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station in southern California hosted a three-day nuclear auction, the first step in a decades-long decommissioning process for the recently shuttered generating station that will cost over $3 billion dollars, account for more than 1,500 jobs lost, and require the replacement of 2.2 gigawatts of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, California, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US News, Liberal Political News

8 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Mechanism helps explain persistence of hepatitis C virus

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine

13 hrs ago | Deseret News

BYU volleyball: four Cougars earn All-MPSF awards

BYU's Josue Rivera , BYU's Taylor Sander , BYU's Carson Heninger and BYU's Jaylen Reyes celebrate a kill during a match against the Stanford Cardinals Friday, January 24, 2014 at the Smith Fieldhouse South Field in Provo.

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Related Topix: UC Irvine, Huntington Beach, CA, Agoura Hills, CA

14 hrs ago | UC San Diego Tritons

Strong Results by Multis at California Invite, Distance Group at Mt. SAC Relays

Members of the UC San Diego men's and women's track and field programs took part of two different meets on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Azusa Pacific University, Pacific University, Azusa, CA, Walnut, CA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Uptown San Diego Examiner

Daily Business Report-April 17, 2014

San Diego County industrial vacancy has dropped to the pre-recession low of 7.6 percent, marking the early stages of a landlord's market that will be boosted by improving demand and little if any new construction, according to a Cassidy Turley report on the first quarter.

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Related Topix: San Diego County, CA, San Diego, CA, Sorrento Valley (San Diego, CA)

UC San Diego

Unified Campus Sets Strong Direction for UC San Diego's Future

The UC San Diego community has set a new course for the university through the development of our first-ever Strategic Plan, which outlines five ambitious goals that will improve the student, staff and faculty experience, and positively impact society.

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Science Daily

Discovery could lead to novel therapies for Fragile X syndrome

Scientists studying the most common form of inherited mental disability -- a genetic disease called 'Fragile X syndrome' -- have uncovered new details about the cellular processes responsible for the condition that could lead to the development of therapies to restore some of the capabilities lost in affected individuals.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, New York Government, New York

Christian Science Monitor

How a California county produces more power than it uses

A prototype sun tracking solar panel collects energy from its location at the University of California San Diego.

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Related Topix: California, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Yolo County, CA

Circulation

Interleukin-3/Granulocyte Macrophage Colony-Stimulating Factor...

From the Division of Molecular Medicine, Department of Medicine and Department of Pharmacology , Columbia University, New York, NY; Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla ; and Department of Medical Biochemistry, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands .

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Related Topix: La-Jolla, CA, Life, Food, Dieting

Food Management

D'lush at UCSD Becoming Popular Student Hangout

Specialty beverage/smoothie concept encourages lingering with features such as tabletop whiteboards, chalkboard surfaces and iPad docking stations that enable students to share and exchange.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

BayStreet.ca

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Psychiatry Volume...

Stanley D. Glick, MD, PhD, Professor and Director, Center for Neuropharmacology and Neuroscience, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY, presented on Dopamine, Withdrawal, Dependence, Craving and Relapse, and Types of Addictive Substances Glendale, CA / myprgenie.com / ACCESSWIRE/ April 16, 2014 / Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Albany Medical College, Albany, NY, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Chicago, University of Kansas Medical Center

UC San Diego

Digital Farmworker Movement Documentation Archive Acquired by UC San Diego Library

A rich digital archive documenting the UFW Farmworkers' Movement in Central California from 1962 to 1993 has been acquired by the University of California, San Diego Library.

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Related Topix: Libraries, California

KFMB-TV San Diego

Fire damages Mission Beach apartment building

An electrical problem in a ground-floor kitchen wall sparked a fire Wednesday that caused an estimated $250,000 worth of damage to a Mission Beach apartment building.

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Related Topix: San Diego, CA, Mission Beach (San Diego, CA), La-Jolla, CA

KFMB-TV San Diego

"Neighborhood Revitalization Day" in Encanto

The community is the focus of "Neighborhood Revitalization Day." Part of the plan is to fill pothole and pave the way for larger infrastructure projects.

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Related Topix: San Diego, CA, La-Jolla, CA, Mission Beach (San Diego, CA)

Science, Industry and Business

Biologists Develop Nanosensors to Visualize Movements and Distribution of Plant Stress Hormone

Biologists at UC San Diego have succeeded in visualizing the movement within plants of a key hormone responsible for growth and resistance to drought.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Patch.com

SANDAG Honors Encinitas Union School District with Diamonds

The SANDAG iCommute program honored 10 organizations and two individuals with Diamond Awards for their outstanding contributions to promoting and participating in alternative transportation choices in the San Diego region last month, including the Encinitas Union School District.

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Related Topix: Encinitas, CA, Education Etc., San Diego, CA, San Diego County, CA

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Vitamin D can treat and prevent breast cancer

A recent study conducted by Dr. Cedric F. Garland, a professor in the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine's Department of Family and Preventive Medicine recently reported that those suffering from breast cancer have an increased rate of survival if there are high levels of vitamin D present in the blood.

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Related Topix: Vitamin D, Supplement, Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Peppermint

Science Daily

Engineers develop new materials for hydrogen storage

Engineers have created new ceramic materials that could be used to store hydrogen safely and efficiently.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Digital Game Developer

Computer Software Accurately Predicts Student Test Performance

The study demonstrates that a real-time engagement detection technology that processes facial expressions can perform with accuracy comparable to that of human observers.

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Related Topix: Computers, Science, Computer Science

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