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  1. Newly discovered deep-sea worms, including one named 'churro,' could shed light on animal evolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... in their assumed station." Now, two new studies in Nature finally help to settle the issue. Scientists at UC San Diego's Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the Monterey Bay Aquarium and Research Institute have described four new species in the ...


  2. San Diego Mardi Gras, Monster Trucks Prompt Extra Trolley ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Patch.com

    In order to serve the loads of populace expected to descend on San Diego to attend the city's annual Mardi Gras event and a monster truck show -- as well to ease the already problematic traffic congestion, the Metropolitan Transit System will run extra trolleys into downtown. Both events are set for Saturday; the Gaslamp Quarter Mardi Gras festivities begin at 5 p.m. and the parade starts at 9 p.m. By Trolley, the best way to get there is by taking the UC San Diego Blue or Orange Line to the Fifth Avenue Station and walk down 4th Ave. to E Street.


  3. OntarioCOMMUNITY NOTES: Chinese propaganda lecture set, moreRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise

    Hilda Haraka, 100, visits with her great-grandson Jacob Bultsma's first grade class at Susan B. Anthony Elementary School in Corona on Feb. 1, 2016, the school's 100th day of class. Haraka shared stories of what life was like when she was young.


  4. Scripps-Led Team Discovers Four New Deep-Sea Worm SpeciesRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Newswise

    A pink flatworm-like animal known by a single species found in waters off Sweden has puzzled biologists for nearly six decades. New discoveries half a world away by a team of scientists from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, the Western Australian Museum, and the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute have helped properly identify these elusive creatures through genetic analysis.


  5. Study of Human Body Fluid Shifts Aboard Space Station Advances Journey to MarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    "We've never actually measured intracranial pressure inflight and its possible role in the Visual Impairment Syndrome," said Michael Stenger, Ph.D., co-principal investigator for NASA. HOUSTON, TX, July 21, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ -- NASA and the Russian Space Agency are studying the effects of how fluids shift to the upper body in space and how this adaptation to space flight affects changes in vision.


  6. Manic depressives could be treated with KETAMINE say medical expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    Scientists report that low dosages of ketamine, delivered in six drips over a two week period, could temporarily help someone who is suffering from the mental illness. Manic depressives could soon end up with a massive smile on their faces, after medical experts discovered they can treat depression - with KETAMINE.


  7. Strange deep-sea animal helps solve key evolutionary mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Bay Area Business Woman

    Scientists have been baffled by a bizarre sea creature that resembles a purple sock for nearly 60 years. According to a BBC report, marine biologists from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego may have finally cracked the case on the strange denizen of the deep.


  8. Purple socks and churros: Four weird worms earn place on tree of lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Led by researchers at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography at the University of California-San Diego, the science team helped correctly identify the worms using genetic analysis. One of the species looks a lot like purple socks.


  9. The significance of non-motor microtubule-associated protein in...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    NMDA glutamate receptors, which function as receptors that bond with glutamates, are known to be deeply involved in animal memory and learning. In order for memories to be created inside the brain, these NMDA glutamate receptors must first be transported to and accumulated in the synapses.


  10. Will you have the right to vote in 2016?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... to vote early and less likely than whites to have state-issued IDs). A new study by political scientists at UC San Diego found that "a strict ID law could be expected to depress Latino turnout by 9.3 points, Black turnout by 8.6 points, and Asian ...


  11. Study suggests pathway to possible HIV-1 cureRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    An international team of scientists - among them Courtney Fletcher, Pharm.D., dean of the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy - this week published a study1 in the journal Nature , which shows findings that suggest a pathway to a possible cure for HIV-1 infection. The work builds upon a 2014 publication2 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , of which Dr. Fletcher was first author, which investigated the question of why, despite being driven to undetectable levels in blood by powerful antiretroviral drugs, HIV is never fully wiped out in patients with the disease.


  12. UC San Diego Baseball Set for Opening Day Doubleheader SaturdayRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | San Diego NewsCape

    The 26th-ranked UC San Diego baseball program begins the 2016 campaign this Saturday, Feb. 6, hosting The Master's College for an Opening Day doubleheader. First pitch at Triton Ballpark is set for 2 p.m. Both ends of the twin bill are scheduled for the regulation nine innings.


  13. Twilio Welcomes Concur President Elena Donio to Board of DirectorsRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Freshnews

    Ms. Donio has played a pivotal role in Concur's growth over the past 18 years, serving in a number of senior executive positions, from building and growing their small and mid-size business organization to running product management and worldwide sales and marketing. Today, Concur's integrated travel and expense management solutions serve more than 32 million users in over 150 countries.


  14. News Analysis: Voter ID laws a skew democracya in favor of white RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    Voter fraud is, for all intents and purposes, practically nonexistent. The best available research on the topic, by Loyola Law School professor Justin Levitt, found only 31 credible incidents of voter impersonation in an investigation of over 1 billion votes cast.


  15. Sports Performance Measurement and Analytics: The Science of...Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | Safari Books Online

    ... approaches you can extend to the sport of your choice. Expert Northwestern University data scientist, UC San Diego researcher, and competitive athlete, Lorena Martin shows how to use measures and apply statistical models to evaluate players, reduce ...


  16. Why are there so few new antibiotics?Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

    For more than a decade, health experts have been warning us that antibiotics are becoming less and less effective. There's widespread fear that the world might revert to the era when common infections were fatal.


  17. No. 18 UCSD a 7-2 Winner at No. 33 Point LomaRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | UC San Diego Tritons

    The 18th-ranked UC San Diego women's tennis team earned its second-straight win Thursday, defeating crosstown rival Point Loma by a 7-2 count at the PLNU Tennis Courts. UCSD swept the three doubles matches to start the day and went on to win four of six singles tilts.


  18. Still Connected After All These YearsRead the original story

    Thursday | Newswise

    "I don't really understand how people who have been active in the university can retire," said William Fenical, UC San Diego distinguished professor of oceanography and founding director of the Center for Marine Biotechnology and Biomedicine at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. "We've dedicated every waking moment of our lives for 50 years to doing things that are beneficial for folks.


  19. Can Tech Eliminate Long Wait Times at the Doctor's Office?Read the original story

    Thursday | Women 2

    ... as Chief of Medicine at Valley Presbyterian and Simi Valley Hospitals. She completed her BS in Biochemistry at UC San Diego, her MD at Chicago Medical School/Rosalind Franklin University, her residency at UCLA and her fellowship in nephrology at ...


  20. Volleyball hits the road as lineup questions lingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Trojan

    This weekend the men's volleyball team have a pair of matches on the road, first on Friday at No. 11 UC Irvine and then on Saturday at UC San Diego.