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2011-08-15 05:05:00

A decade-long study of an undersea wildlife part near the southern tip of the Baja peninsula has determined that the location is the "most robust marine reserve in the world".

2011-07-27 12:30:00

LA JOLLA, Calif., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When Conrad Prebys was a young boy growing up in Indiana he stepped on a rusty belt buckle, which resulted in a life-threatening cardiac infection that forced him to remain bedridden for a year.

2011-07-19 16:56:00

SAN DIEGO, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report's 2011-2012 Best Hospitals rankings has again named the combined heart programs of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Green Hospital among the best in the nation for cardiology and heart surgery.

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2011-07-07 14:00:39

'Hot spots' of plume from deep Earth could propel plate motions around globe.

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2011-07-04 07:57:22

SEAPLEX researchers estimate tens of thousands of tons of debris annually ingested by fish in middle ocean depths of North Pacific Ocean.

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2011-06-28 07:25:33

Study finds that faults beneath the Salton Sea ruptured during Colorado River floods and may have triggered large earthquakes on the southern San Andreas Fault.

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2011-06-09 08:25:39

Fish treasure trove opened with funding from the National Science Foundation.

2011-05-26 12:50:00

A network of high-frequency radar systems designed for mapping ocean surface currents now provides detail of coastal ocean dynamics along the U.S. West Coast never before available.

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2011-05-11 08:18:25

Scientists use new imaging technique to reveal complex microbial interactions.

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2011-05-10 09:38:23

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