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  • Extrinsic Rewards Provide Motivation for Exercise

    Extrinsic Rewards Provide Motivation for Exercise
    "What's the trick for sticking with an exercise program?" That's a question I often get from patients and from folks at book signings and other events. I guess people believe that since I was good at something, I must also know some secret way to make...
  • Cinemas get a remake for growing ranks of online video fans

    CHICAGO (AP) — Today, young movie-watchers look increasingly like Molly O'Connor. A junior at the University of Dallas, she still goes to the cinema occasionally, but is often just as happy to hunker down on a bed or a couch with friends to watch...
  • Burnham's impact may rival Disney's in Metro Orlando

    Burnham's impact may rival Disney's in Metro Orlando
    The glass-clad Burnham Institute for Medical Research shimmers in the sunlight, which pours in through banks of windows and a giant atrium that illuminates the building's interior. It is a fitting image for an institution that has served as a beacon in...
  • Cognitive scientists seek to quantify body movement

    Cognitive scientists seek to quantify body movement
    With a dozen high-def cameras and a couple of camcorders, plus pens, notebooks, sketch pads and laptops, more than 40 people spent three recent weeks in a black-box theater on the campus of UC San Diego documenting what was occurring there. The object of...
  • Salton Sea is swarming with earthquake data

    It's one of the great mysteries of Southern California seismology: Every couple of years, the remote desert area around the Salton Sea is shaken by swarms of small to moderate earthquakes that often last several days. The swarms returned this week,...
  • Gallbladder removed through mouth

    Gallbladder removed through mouth
    As part of the trend in developing surgeries without external wounds, surgeons this summer removed a woman's gallbladder through her mouth. The operation was performed as part of a clinical trial at the University of California, San Diego School of...
  • Chasing Down the Muse: Where great art does matter

    It starts with a dream … a dream of what can be … a free-form process that lets the imagination soar. It's the birth of an idea, the twist of a thought, the seeds of creative expression freed from critical restraints. It's the essence of the...
  • 'S..! My Dad Says': from Twitter to TV, with William Shatner

    In August 2009, 29-year-old aspiring screenwriter Justin Halpern, who had left Los Angeles to move back in with his parents in San Diego, Calif., launched a feed on the microblogging service Twitter featuring his 70-something father's sagacious yet...
  • Turner era begins at UCI

    Turner era begins at UCI
    IRVINE — Much like their first-year coach, the UC Irvine men's basketball team appeared a little less polished in its exhibition opener Tuesday night than it figures to be down the road. Russ Turner, who took over the Anteaters helm from Pat...
  • Haly to Stanford highlights locals

    Last week, I detailed the recruiting scene when it comes local girls' volleyball players. This week, it's all about the boys. The boys are also going through the recruiting process. With many less colleges playing Division I men's volleyball, their...
  • Tubert wins event

    Burroughs golfer wins first AJGA event: Burroughs High girls' golfer Emily Tubert is staying competitive before she heads to the University of Arkansas this summer. Tubert, a senior, earned her first American Junior Golf Assn. victory by shooting a four-...