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A new study suggests that an aggressive reef competitor—the Threespot Damselfish—may have impeded the recovery of Caribbean long-spined sea urchin populations after a mysterious disease outbreak caused a massive die-off of these animals over three decades ago.
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LA JOLLA (CNS) - An expedition led in part by the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego located a missing World War II bomber off the coast of Papua New Guinea and surveyed another at the bottom of a harbor, it was announced Tuesday.
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San Diego, Calif., May 17, 2017 — Researchers excavating what was believed to be a completely looted ancient Greek tomb have discovered 15 adult and two juvenile human burials, as well as artifacts dated to a period just before the collapse of Mycenaean society during the late Bronze Age.
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Lower oil prices may be to the advantage of Guyana which expects to pump first oil by 2020 because high prices for the ‘black gold’ may trigger corruption by politicians, a University of California, San Diego Professor said Wednesday.
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Anyone who has been tasked with picking a paint colour will recall the huge range of shades, each with their own elaborate name, such as Tuscan Sunrise, or Blushing Pear.
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A novel test based on genetic information allows individuals to calculate their age-specific risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, a study led by an Indian American scientist has revealed.
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Airborne dust is normally seen as an environmental problem, but the lack of it is making air pollution over China considerably worse.
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As it turns out, one of the most challenging parts of camping on an ice shelf for a few weeks is brushing your teeth (and keeping toothpaste thawed). Last Antarctic spring (October-November 2016), we became familiar with what it takes to stay warm and comfortable while living atop the Ross Ice Shelf (RIS), a Spain-sized ice platform floating in the Ross Sea.
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As Great Britain’s Prince Philip, 95, was announcing his retirement from the public spotlight, Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, was quietly visiting San Diego.
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For four days, Former Prime Minster of Italy Enrico Letta found himself at a three-way junction he’d never traversed before, and every direction had his attention.