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  • College Roundup: UCI takes down Matadors

    WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL UC Irvine def. Cal State Northridge NORTHRIDGE — Marisa Bubica had 16 kills to go along with eight digs to help the lead the Anteaters to a 25-17, 25-19, 21-25, 25-19 Big West Conference win Saturday at the Matadome. Aly...
  • Ramon Eduardo Ruiz dies at 88; historian of Mexico and Latin America at UC San Diego

    Ramon Eduardo Ruiz dies at 88; historian of Mexico and Latin America at UC San Diego
    Ramon Eduardo Ruiz, a renowned historian of Mexico and Latin America whose books included in-depth studies of the Mexican and Cuban revolutions, has died. He was 88. Ruiz, an emeritus professor of history at UC San Diego, died Tuesday at his home in...
  • Donald P. Shiley dies at 90; co-inventor of Bjork-Shiley heart valve

    Donald P. Shiley dies at 90; co-inventor of Bjork-Shiley heart valve
    Donald P. Shiley, who was the co-inventor of an artificial valve that revolutionized heart surgery and who later used his fortune to support medical research, the arts and education, has died. He was 90. Shiley died July 31 in San Diego after several...
  • Dalai Lama stresses peace, environmentalism at UC San Diego

     
    His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, on the first day of a five-day visit to Southern California, urged students at UC San Diego on Wednesday not to be distracted by materialism. A large house and a good salary, he told......
  • Research paper saves UCSD scientist from $400 traffic fine

     
    A UCSD scientist has published a four-page research paper that may directly impact more people than almost any 100-page dissertation....
  • Ex-baseball star Lenny Dykstra prohibited from using social media

     
    Former star centerfielder Lenny Dykstra will not be allowed to post or solicit on any social networking site including Craigslist over the next three years as part of a plea deal with city prosecutors, authorities said....
  • Optical illusion dampens arthritis pain

    Seeing the movements of a healthy hand mirroring one's own movements plays a welcome trick on the brains of arthritis sufferers, a new study shows: It reduces the perception of pain. The observation, reported this week at the Society for Neuroscience's...
  • Frank C. Garland dies at 60; epidemiologist helped show importance of vitamin D

    Frank C. Garland dies at 60; epidemiologist helped show importance of vitamin D
    Frank C. Garland, the UC San Diego epidemiologist who, with his brother Cedric, was the first to demonstrate that vitamin D deficiencies play a role in cancer and other diseases, died Aug. 17 at UCSD Thornton Hospital. He was 60 and had been suffering for...
  • A long-lost Leonardo da Vinci fresco?

     
    Leonardo da Vinci's "The Battle of Anghiari" has been lost for centuries. Researchers from the UC San Diego say they have found evidence suggesting the fresco is hidden beneath another fresco in Florence, Italy....
  • UCSD researchers say they may be homing in on lost Leonardo fresco

     
    UC San Diego researchers announced Monday that they had reached a new milestone in their decades-long search for a lost masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci, saying they had found the type of material used by the Italian Renaissance master on......
  • Federal government sues UCSD Medical Center over job bias

     
    The Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit alleging that the UC San Diego Medical Center has discriminated against new employees who are not citizens by requiring them to present more documentation than is required of citizens....