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  1. USC gets funds for Alzheimer's medicine researchRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Los Angeles Times

    Pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly is shifting research funding from UC San Diego to USC to test an experimental Alzheimer's drug, a setback for San Diego in its fight for control of the disease project. UC San Diego is in a legal fight with USC over control of the Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study, a nationwide project of clinical trials aimed at better diagnosing and treating the neurodegenerative condition.

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  2. Will Paris yield a decisive climate deal?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | China Daily

    A climate change campaigner holds an anti-fracking placard during a rally outside the Houses of Parliament in central London, Britain June 17, 2015. [Photo/Agencies] The UN climate change conference in Paris in December is expected by many to deliver a decisive plan to curb global warming, more precisely to prevent global temperatures from rising 2 degrees Celsius above the pre-industrial levels.

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  3. Coursera Launches Global Skills Initiative to Link Up BNY Mellon,...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    ... big data software for real-time Operational Intelligence, is sponsoring the San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego in the creation of a Specialization in Big Data starting in September. "This collaboration with BNY Mellon has provided the ...

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  4. UC San Diego Reports Natural Gas SmellRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Patch.com

    A natural gas smell Tuesday alarmed students, faculty at staff at UC San Diego but university officials gave the all clear with no need for evacuations of campus facilities. Firefighters were also called to the community of La Jolla to check out the odor, according to a fire official.

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  5. State Bar management shakeup continues with new No. 2 executiveRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... She has a master's degree in public policy and law degree from UC Berkeley. She earned a bachelor's degree from UC San Diego. Her appointment follows selection of former University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law dean Elizabeth Rindskopf ...

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  6. Lilly yanks millions from UCSD for Alzheimer's studyAug 4, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly is shifting tens of millions of dollars from UC San Diego to the University of Southern California to test a drug on older people who have some evidence of Alzheimer's disease but have yet to show symptoms. The move represents a huge setback to UC San Diego in its legal fight with USC over control of the Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study , a nationwide effort to better diagnose and treated the disease.

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  7. Lilly to End Contract with the University of California, San Diego for A4 Alzheimer's StudyRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Freshnews

    Eli Lilly and Company today notified the University of California, San Diego of its intent to end its contract with the university for the management of the Anti-amyloid Treatment in Asymptomatic Alzheimer's disease study. The A4 study is a novel clinical trial testing solanezumab in the preclinical stage of Alzheimer's disease in older individuals who have evidence of amyloid in their brains on a PET scan, but do not show symptoms of memory impairment.

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  8. Oracle Schools Foundation presents first Levenson 'REACH' AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Copper Basin News

    ... sixth grade honor student Natalye Pinedo was chosen to spend one week at the Sally Ride Science Camp at UC San Diego this summer. Natalye was very nervous to begin her adventure but quickly settled in after the first full day. Natalye lived on ...

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  9. Superbug Forecast: Infections Will Increase in USRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Live Science

    This image shows two rod-shaped bacteria called Klebsiella pneumoniae that are resistant to treatment with the "last resort" antibiotic drug called carbapenem. In this image, the mustard-colored bacteria are interacting with the green-colored human white blood cells.

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  10. Malaysian Airlines Mystery: What Newfound Wing Debris Could RevealRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Live Science

    The high-profile disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 remains a mystery - but the recent discovery of a possible wing part points to an ocean landing, raising hopes for a resolution. "It would be unusual to have only one piece of an airplane floating around on the surface.

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  11. US-Mexico Border, Home Of Violence And High STD Rates Among Minors In Sex TradeRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Medical Daily

    ... for the Center on Gender Equity and Health and professor of medicine in the Division of Global Public Health at UC San Diego School of Medicine, said in a statement . Silverman and his colleagues recruited 603 female sex workers 18 years and older ...

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  12. HIV Rates High for Teen Sex Trade Workers: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NBC San Diego

    Teenagers working in the sex trade industry in border cities are three times more likely to become infected with HIV than adult sex workers, according to new research from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine. The UC San Diego School of Medicine published a study Tuesday in the "Journal of the American Medical Association" about minors working in the sex trade industry in two Mexican cities located on the U.S.-Mexico border.

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  13. Weight-Loss Surgery Changes Gut BacteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | LiveScience

    Bariatric surgery may lead to long-term changes in people's gut bacteria that contribute to weight loss following the procedure, a new study from Sweden suggests. Researchers analyzed the gut bacteria of 14 women nearly a decade after they underwent bariatric surgery , also known as weight-loss surgery.

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  14. Ukranian Physicists Uprooted by War, Behemoth Telescopes that Cost a...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Newswise

    Newswise - WASHINGTON D.C., August 4, 2015 -- The following articles are freely available online from Physics Today , the world's most influential and closely followed magazine devoted to physics and the physical science community. You are invited to read, share, blog about, link to, or otherwise enjoy: 1) IS PHYSICS RESEARCH ANOTHER CASUALTY OF UKRAINIAN CONFLICT? David Kramer of Physics Today discusses the negative impact that the conflict in eastern Ukraine has had on physicists and students forced to relocate from their homes and universities.

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  15. Caution Urged Over Editing DNA in WildlifeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Scientific American

    "Crap!" That was the first word out of Kevin Esvelt's mouth as he scanned a paper published in Science last March. The work described the use of a gene-editing technique to insert a mutation into fruit flies that would be passed on to almost all of their offspring.

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  16. Genetic Adaptation Keeps Ethiopians Heart-Healthy Despite High AltitudesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Science Blog

    ... said senior author Gabriel Haddad, MD, Distinguished Professor and chair of the Department of Pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine and physician-in-chief and chief scientific officer at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego. "In addition to ...

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  17. High rates of violence, HIV infection for adolescents in sex trade on US-Mexico borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    ... for the Center on Gender Equity and Health and professor of medicine in the Division of Global Public Health at UC San Diego School of Medicine. In the study, 603 female sex workers 18 years and older were recruited from Tijuana and Ciudad Juarez, ...

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  18. One-fourth of female sex workers in northern Mexican cities enter sex trade as minorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    More than 1 in 4 female sex workers in the northern Mexico cities of Tijuana and Ciudad Juarez reported entering the sex trade as minors, and entering the sex trade as an adolescent vs as an adult was associated with a greater risk for HIV infection, according to a study in the August 4 issue of JAMA , a violence/human rights theme issue. Adolescents migrating from Central America and Mexico to the United States are at risk for being trafficked into the sex industry in Mexico's northern border cities.

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  19. Diversity of Urban and Hydroponic Farms of the Future to Highlight...Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... Sustainable Agriculture Conference, "Innovation and the Rise of Local Food," scheduled for Nov. 3 - 4, 2015, at UC San Diego, will explore innovations that farmers and entrepreneurs are embracing to grow food sustainably, create new businesses, ...

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  20. One of Republicansa top ideas could actually do the opposite of what they wantRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The candidates who will share the stage at this week's GOP primary debate are likely to agree on at least one thing: Congress should focus on securing the border with Mexico, not debating the legal status of this country's 11 million undocumented immigrants. "The first thing is to secure our borders," Donald Trump said recently when asked about the unauthorized population.

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