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2014/09/15 02:44
2014/09/15 02:44
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She isn’t fast, she isn’t pretty. But eyes may well up with tears on Sept. 27th when mooring lines are tossed for a final time to Melville, the intrepid research ship operated by UC San Diego’s...
2014/09/15 02:44
2014/09/15 02:44
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2014/09/14 19:07
2014/09/14 19:07
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SAN DIEGO - This hurricane season has been a busy one in the Pacific. 10News reporter Robert Santos has more on what's supercharged the storm track down in Mexico. Carol Kramer of Discover Baja...
2014/09/10 05:08
2014/09/10 05:08
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A new mechanism to inhibit proteasomes, protein complexes that are a target for cancer therapy, is the topic of an article published in the journal Chemistry & Biology. The first author of the study...
2014/09/09 21:08
2014/09/09 21:08
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What's This?The amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere in 2013 was 142% higher than it was at the start of the industrial revolution. Image: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images The concentration of...
2014/09/09 16:39
2014/09/09 16:39
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The Southern Ocean that encircles Antarctica lends a considerable hand in keeping Earth's temperature hospitable by soaking up half of the human-made carbon in the atmosphere and a majority of the...
2014/09/08 14:25
2014/09/08 14:25
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The image shows what happens when a very strong El Nino strikes surface waters in the Central equatorial Pacific Ocean. Prospects for a strong El Niño have diminished, according to Scripps...
2014/09/04 18:43
2014/09/04 18:43
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These are findings of a new study that looked at the agricultural effects in 2005 of high concentrations of ground-level ozone, a plant-damaging pollutant formed by emissions from vehicles, cooking...
2014/09/04 13:44
2014/09/04 13:44
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A few of the hundreds of rocks that have left trails as they moved across the surface of Racetrack Playa in California's Death Valley National Park on August 18, 2014. There were several theories for...
2014/09/04 13:38
2014/09/04 13:38
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The world's oceans are turning more and more acidic, and that's serious -- especially for a wide variety of corals, crustaceans, and molluscs. And when those creatures are endangered, so too are many...
2014/09/01 17:44
2014/09/01 17:44
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The video above – from the Slithering Stones Research Initiative – shows a famous sailing or sliding or slithering stone of Death Valley’s Racetrack Playa in motion. See it? It’s the big rock in the...
2014/08/30 03:07
2014/08/30 03:07
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LA JOLLA - A local researcher who believes his team has solved an enduring desert mystery is revealing the secret in his first television interview. It's one of the great enduring mysteries in...
2014/08/29 17:21
2014/08/29 17:21
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Like all earthquakes, last week’s magnitude 6.0 earthquake in California’s Napa Valley came suddenly and without warning. And while predicting earthquakes is still a seismologist’s dream, our...
2014/08/29 14:36
2014/08/29 14:36
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DEATH VALLEY —Scientists in Death Valley National Park believe they have solved the mystery of the Racetrack Playa. This mystery involves rocks that mysteriously move by themselves on a dry lake bed....
2014/08/29 08:02
2014/08/29 08:02
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Euripides was one of the great tragedians in the ancient Greek theater. He was perhaps best known for his employment of a plot device known as deus ex machina, which is translated from the Latin as...
2014/08/29 00:11
2014/08/29 00:11
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Worsening California drought leads to boat-ramp closures As California closes out its eighth month of a drought state of emergency, effects of the water shortage are being felt across the...
2014/08/28 19:02
2014/08/28 19:02
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DEATH VALLEY, Calif. — For decades scientists have been puzzled by the mystery of the “sailing stones” in California’s Death Valley. Boulders, some weighing as much as 500 pounds, were spotted in the...
2014/08/28 14:37
2014/08/28 14:37
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Scientists estimate that 63 trillion gallons of water has been lost in the west over the past 18 months. The surface of the Earth is much more springy than you might think. When you put something...
2014/08/26 18:20
2014/08/26 18:20
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Al Gore goofed. Instead of talking up “climate extremes,” he should have spoken about the dangers of an increasingly mild climate. Washington is likely to wrap up the month (and the summer) with the...
2014/08/26 12:39
2014/08/26 12:39
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... —Microscopic fish teeth may carry a message of hope from an ecological upheaval in the distant past, scientists at Yale University and the University of California-San Diego (UCSD) have...
2014/08/25 18:47
2014/08/25 18:47
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Because strong quakes don't happen very often, seismologists say Southern Californians are lulled into a false sense of security to the point that 90 percent of homes in the state don't have...
2014/09/15 02:44
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