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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".
Many of us go to extraordinary lengths to avoid learning the endings of stories we have yet to read or see.
Picking people's brains is a good way to learn about their minds, says neuroanatomist Jacopo Annese.
High-calorie, high-sodium choices were on the menu when parents purchased lunch for their children at a San Diego fast-food restaurant.
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.
A substantial number of people with eating disorders, such as anorexia nervosa have a chronic course.
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.
Trestles, a supercomputer launched earlier this year by the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, is proving itself as a valuable resource for researchers across a wide range of disciplines, from astrophysics to molecular dynamics, who need access to computational resources with rapid turnaround.
Teenage girls may be more vulnerable to the long term effects of binge drinking than their male counterparts.
Farmers and other astute observers of nature have long known that crops like corn and sorghum grow taller at night.