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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Nobel Prize predictions: Higgs boson, exoplanets could yield winners

    Nobel Prize predictions: Higgs boson, exoplanets could yield winners
    It’s a favorite parlor game for science geeks: predicting who will win the Nobel Prizes. For guidance, you can look to the winners of the Lasker Awards for medical research, or the Shaw Prizes for astronomy and life sciences. Recipients of the...
  • Microscopic image offers clues to HIV riddle

    Microscopic image offers clues to HIV riddle
    Researchers seeking weapons against HIV have solved a molecular riddle about how the pathogen docks with immune system cells to unleash its viral mayhem. Their computer-generated images of the molecules, which are 185,000 times smaller than the width of...
  • 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,...
  • Scripps jobs growing, but short of goal as deadline nears

    Scripps Florida has grown to 511 employees, but the biotech company still has some hiring to do to meet its job creation deadline in December, Palm Beach County commissioners learned Tuesday. The county and state invested more than $600 million in...
  • A new class of MacArthur 'geniuses'

    A new class of MacArthur 'geniuses'
    A physician who has created a new model for providing health care to those who can least afford it. A novelist who takes readers into the swampy backwaters of the Everglades. An astrophysicist who searches for other planets — and finds them....
  • Incentives arms race isn't good business

    Incentives arms race isn't good business
    Florida's elected officials can be generous to a fault – at least with your money. They're particularly gracious handing out incentives and tax breaks to companies and organizations dangling the prospect of jobs. Even if the company plans to add...