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  1. Recent Graduates Build Puzzle-Solving Robot to Engage Students in STEM FieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | PressReleasePoint

    Their robot won't break the world record for solving Rubik's Cube, but Daryl Stimm and William Mutterspaugh have an even more ambitious goal: using it to get thousands of girls and boys interested in science and technology. Ruku co-founders William Mutterspaugh and Daryl Stimm with the Ruku Robot.

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  2. INBRIEFRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The Nation

    Spotted by a woman walking her dog, photos of the incongruous marine creature lying on the grass spread quickly on social media and curious onlookers gathered at the field in Newton-le-Willows to see it. The young grey male seal is thought to have travelled up the River Mersey from the Irish Sea to reach the landlocked village.

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  3. Researchers shed light on how 'microbial dark matter' might cause diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | EurekAlert!

    Breakthrough by scientists from UCLA, J. Craig Venter Institute and U of Washington may be roadmap for study of other elusive bacteria IMAGE: The left image shows the tight physical association between TM7x cells and XH001. The right image shows TM7x cells attach to the surface of XH001 .

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  4. Last chance to see 'Nutcracker' in SDRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    This year, the company moves from its UC San Diego location to the Jacobs Music Center and will feature a cast of international dancers from countries that include Russia and Cuba . The classic Tchaikovsky ballet is given a theatrical twist under the direction of Javier Velasco and Robin Sherertz-Morgan.

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  5. How much water DID Mars once have? Analysis of oldest meteorite...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Daily Mail

    ... ancient chemistry, of interactions between water and atmosphere,' said Robina Shaheen, a project scientist at UC San Diego. This team measured a pronounced ozone signal in the carbonates within the meteorite, suggesting that although Mars had water ...

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  6. Alcohol blackouts: Not a jokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Medical News Today

    The heaviest drinking and steepest trajectory of increasing alcohol problems are typically observed during the mid-teens to mid-20s. One common and adverse consequence is the alcohol-related blackout , which is reported by up to 50 percent of drinkers.

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  7. The dust detectivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | High Country News

    Grass on the sand dunes dawdles in a breeze. The air drifting in from the Pacific Ocean is clear and cool on this gray February morning.

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  8. Philanthropist Endows $2.5 Million SDSU Genetics ChairRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Patch.com

    ... student scholarships, and his name adorns the Aztec Student Union. He's also known for financial support of UC San Diego, the San Diego Zoo and Old Globe theater, among other institutions. SDSU said a national search will begin immediately to fill ...

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  9. Farrah Shokoor Named CCAA Women's Basketball Player of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | UC San Diego Tritons

    Farrah Shokoor of UC San Diego was named California Collegiate Athletic Association Women's Basketball Player of the Week on Monday for the week of Dec. 15-21. The San Diego native recorded her fourth double-double of the season in a 62-50 home win over preseason favorite and defending CCAA champion Cal Poly Pomona on Sunday, scoring a game-high 28 points on 83.3 percent shooting from the field and grabbing a team-best 15 rebounds.

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  10. Tales from a Martian rock: New chemical analysis of ancient Martian...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Science Daily

    ... life that ever formed there might have emerged. The surface of Mars was once wet, but no water flows there now. UC San Diego chemists and others took a close look at meteorite that may have been blasted from this huge rift across the planet's ...

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  11. EDITORIAL: We should be candid, at a minimum, about wage hikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Press-Enterprise

    ... would cut in precisely the opposite direction. The research, conducted by Jeffrey Clemens and Michael Wither at UC San Diego, provides empirical evidence of what these pages have long argued: that increasing the minimum wage tends to generate a raft ...

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  12. Drury Leads Both Cscaa NCAA Division II Men's, Women's RankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    ... since the previous poll and include invites as well as dual meets. DII WOMEN 1. Drury 2. Queens 3. Wingate 4. UC San Diego 5. LIU Post 6. Florida Southern 7. Cal Baptist 8. Lindenwood 9. Simon Fraser 10. Grand Valley 11. Nova Southeastern 12. Delta ...

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  13. Institute for Quantitative and Computational Biosciences will...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Scientific Computing/Instrument.

    ... Bourne, associate director for data science at the National Institutes of Health. Bourne, a former professor at UC San Diego who has worked with Hoffmann in the past, said UCLA's investment is significant and a regional first in integrating big data ...

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  14. BusinessPatriots may owe UCSD thousandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... practice on its campus during the week leading up the Dec. 7 game against the Chargers. Documents obtained from UC San Diego via the California Public Records Act indicate the university still hadn't received payment several weeks later, despite a ...

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  15. Blocking excessive division of cell powerhouses reduces liver cell death in cholestasisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | PhysOrg Weblog

    The power plants that fuel liver cells rapidly splinter when exposed to bile salts that aid digestion, prompting cell death, but blocking this excessive fission appears to protect the liver, scientists report. Hepatitis, steroids, birth control pills , alcohol, cancer, even gallstones can interfere with bile secretion, causing the fluid, which is made by the liver to help digest food, to stay in the liver, where it's toxic to cells , said Dr. Yisang Yoon, cell physiologist at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University.

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  16. Lowering the legal limit in Illinois could reduce car accidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | JD Supra

    A 65-year-old Hebron, Connecticut math teacher was severely injured after an inebriated parent struck him with her car after dropping her son off at school. According to NBC Connecticut, police determined that the driver, a 50-year-old woman, had accidentally driven into a bus-only area after her son exited the vehicle.

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  17. Tales from a Martian rockRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | EurekAlert!

    ... ancient chemistry, of interactions between water and atmosphere," said Robina Shaheen, a project scientist at UC San Diego and the lead author of the report. The unlovely stone, which fell to Earth 13 thousand years ago, looked a lot like a potato ...

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  18. Davis Brody Bond and KieranTimberlake Selected to Design New NYU FacilityRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | Contract

    ... University of Pennsylvania, Harvard, Yale, the University of Chicago, Princeton, Cornell, UNC-Charlotte, UCLA, UC San Diego, and also NYU. Alison Leary, NYU's Executive Vice President for Operations, said: "We chose this superb team for several ...

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  19. UC San Diego Spinout Gets $15M From Bill GatesRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | SocalTECH.com

    A startup which is based on research conducted at the University of California, San Diego has scored $15M in a Series A funding. Echodyne Corp. , which was co-founded by Tom Driscoll, a former University of California at San Diego researcher.

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  20. Parents succeed when they raise their children to be passionate readersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Examiner.com

    ... foundations for success in school and in life"); and Martin T. Stein , MD, Professor of Pediatrics Emeritus at UC San Diego ("The content and writing style make it immediately accessible to parents, teachers-and pediatricians"). This book would make ...

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