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  • NSU to open $80 million research center

    NSU to open $80 million research center
    Nova Southeastern University is expanding its role in research, building a new $80 million facility that could boost South Florida's efforts to become a hub for studies of cancer, heart disease and other problems. The Center for Collaborative Research,...
  • Palm Beach County completes Mecca Farms sale

    Palm Beach County completes Mecca Farms sale
    Palm Beach County this week finally unloaded Mecca Farms, nearly 2,000 acres of former citrus groves that the county failed to turn into a biotech industry hub. County officials Tuesday afternoon closed the deal on the $26 million sale of Mecca Farms to...
  • UC San Diego gets $100-million gift for stem cell research

    UC San Diego gets $100-million gift for stem cell research
    Thanks to a $100-million donation, UC San Diego will be creating a new clinical center to study how the use of stem cells may help cure or alleviate leukemia, spinal cord injuries, Alzheimer’s disease and other health problems, officials announced...
  • Giant oarfish carcass in Oceanside sliced up, removed for examination

    The carcass of a 14-foot oarfish that washed ashore in Oceanside was cut into sections and taken away by scientists for examination. Oceanside police responding to Friday's discovery contacted SeaWorld, the Scripps Institute of Oceanography and the ...
  • Giant oarfish found on California beach taken for possible study

    A 14-foot oarfish carcass found Friday on a Oceanside beach was taken away by scientists for possible study. Oceanside police responding to Friday's discovery contacted SeaWorld, the Scripps Institute of Oceanography and the National Oceanic and...
  • Oarfish washes up in Oceanside, second in a week

    For the second time in a week, a fish from a rarely seen species has washed up on the California coastline. A 14-foot oarfish carcass was discovered Friday by a snorkeler off the beach in Oceanside. On Sunday, an 18-foot-long oarfish carcass was spotted...
  • Genetics to determine cancer treatments

    Genetics to determine cancer treatments
    The war on cancer is poised to enter a new phase that promises more precise treatments, fewer side effects and, most of all, more survivors. And none too soon. Although death rates from many cancers have slowly but steadily declined over the decades,...
  • SCE Proposes to Start Up San Onofre Nuclear Reactor

    SCE Proposes to Start Up San Onofre Nuclear Reactor
    SAN ONOFRE, Calif. -- Southern California Edison wants to restart a troubled nuclear reactor at its San Onofre plant. The energy giant has asked the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to bring reactor number 2 back online after making repairs to piping at the...
  • Brother of missing San Diego teen confirmed dead

    Brother of missing San Diego teen confirmed dead
     SAN DIEGO - The body found inside a burned-out home in rural Boulevard has been identified as 8-year-old Ethan Anderson, the brother of the teenage girl thought to have been kidnapped by a family friend suspected of killing the mother of both children....
  • Hannah Anderson kidnapping totally 'irrational act,' sheriff says

    SAN DIEGO — For six days, Hannah Anderson was at the mercy of her kidnapper, a family friend who spirited her away to the Idaho backcountry in a blue Nissan Versa. He carried a rifle. He made threats. But he never told her about the gruesome scene...
  • Palm Beach County In the Know: Aug. 21

    WPB Friends of Fisher House Worth Avenue brands have donated auction items valued in the thousands to benefit WPB Friends of Fisher House. The organization’s “Summer Soirée” will take place Aug. 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Café Sapori,...