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Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego and the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have discovered a family of green fluorescent proteins (GFPs) in a primitive sea animal, along with new clues about the role of the proteins that has nothing to do with their famous glow.
Two newly published papers provide a deeper look at earthquake vulnerability for the Lake Tahoe region.
Scripps researchers find that currently scheduled water deliveries from the Colorado River are unlikely to be met if human-caused climate change reduces runoff in the region.
New Scripps study of low-frequency sound from Mount St. Helens and Tungurahua volcanoes provides explanation for how the large-amplitude signals from eruptions are produced.
Scripps Health, Qualcomm Join Forces as Founding Health Care Affiliate, Founding Sponsor SAN DIEGO, March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gary and Mary West Foundation today committed $45 million to create the West Wireless Health Institute, one of world's first medical research organizations dedicated to advancing health and well-being through the use of wireless technologies.
A series of small earthquakes like the ones that have shaken Southern California this week has a 5 percent chance of triggering a major quake, experts say. The tremors have occurred in the Salton Sea area east of San Diego, The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
Two new greenhouse gases are accumulating in the atmosphere, according to an international research team led by scientists from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in the US and CSIRO scientist, Dr Paul Fraser, from the Centre for Australian Weather and Climate Research.
SAN DIEGO, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of California, San Diego, a world leader in climate change research, has announced it will offer an innovative program on climate change and its impact on business.
California Sea Grant researchers say they've determined Northern California septic tanks are leaking nitrogen and phosphate into Pacific coastal waters. The researchers said they have discovered elevated levels of the nutrients in the surf zone during periods of high groundwater flows to the beach. The scientists said such leakage can cause algal blooms. Our project is one of the first in California to show definitively that septic tanks can affect coastal water quality through submarine...
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