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  • Is kindness contagious?

    Is kindness contagious?
    Can kindness be contagious? According to the new documentary "Good Virus," if you do something nice — or even see someone do something nice — you're more likely to spread those good vibes to others. "My wife said that all my projects were...
  • UC San Diego center awarded $20 million for climate research

    UC San Diego center awarded $20 million for climate research
    A UC San Diego chemistry center has won $20 million from the National Science Foundation to continue pioneering research on the effects of tiny atmospheric particles on climate. The award, announced Monday, follows a much smaller NSF grant that helped...
  • In San Diego, prospect of a strike on Syria is personal

    In San Diego, prospect of a strike on Syria is personal
    SAN DIEGO — The military planes and helicopters that roar on training runs over this city's crystalline bay are a reminder of how deeply woven the armed forces are into the fabric of freshman Rep. Scott Peters' congressional district. The question...
  • New IUSB chancellor targets retention, graduation rates

    New IUSB chancellor targets retention, graduation rates
    SOUTH BEND--About 26 percent of students who enroll at Indiana University South Bend earn a bachelor’s degree within six years. That’s a statistic that doesn’t meet the standards of new IUSB Chancellor Terry Allison and many...
  • Victoria's Secret model Lindsay Ellingson to greet fans in Orlando

    Victoria's Secret model Lindsay Ellingson to greet fans in Orlando
    When assignments that contain the words “Victoria’s Secret” and “supermodel” are handed down from my boss, I can’t help but believe the journalism gods are thinking of me. Lindsay Ellingson, the 28-year-old Victoria&...
  • Researchers Hunt For Keys To Earlier Alzheimer's Diagnoses

    Researchers Hunt For Keys To Earlier Alzheimer's Diagnoses
    Mary Christian-Madden's motherwas diagnosed with Alzheimer's in her late 70s, and four of her cousins, now all deceased, also developed the disease. "So I already know that it's there on the maternal side of the family," said Christian-Madden, 56, a...
  • Critic's Pick: Celebrating the summer solstice with new music

    It began 30 years ago when Charlie Murrow -- a musical environmentalist, sound artist, chanter and tooter, inventor of the heart-beat machine instrument and event organizer extraordinaire -- gathered like-minded Manhattan chanters and tooters to celebrate...
  • NASA's new astronauts: Will these men and women fly to Mars?

    NASA's new astronauts: Will these men and women fly to Mars?
    It’s been two years since NASA’s space shuttle program came to an end, but thousands of Americans still dream of becoming astronauts. Eight of them – four men and four women – were introduced Monday as NASA’s astronaut...
  • Baseball: Three 'Eaters drafted

    UC Irvine junior center fielder Dominique Taylor was selected in the 15th round by the Kansas City Royals (No. 444 overall) to highlight players with local ties chosen in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Saturday. J.J. Altobelli, the...
  • Costa Mesa High's Dasca named 'Cheerleader of the Year'

    Costa Mesa High's Dasca named 'Cheerleader of the Year'
    Costa Mesa High senior Alyssa Dasca admitted being nervous just before trying out to be a cheerleader for UC San Diego this past weekend. The three-day tryout didn't seem so intimidating to Dasca, the Mustangs' cheer captain. The stress really came from...
  • Edward Frieman dies at 87; leading figure in American science

    Edward A. Frieman, a leading figure in American science for decades as a researcher with wide-ranging interests, a top-level governmental advisor on defense and energy issues, and director of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, has...