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Renowned biochemist and genomics researcher Jennifer Doudna — half of the team that discovered the revolutionary but controversial genomic editing technology known as CRISPR-Cas9 — has been selected as the recipient of UC San Diego Scripps Institution of Oceanography’s (SIO) 2019 Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest.
As the number of vaping-related deaths and illnesses mount — so far, 805 cases of vaping-related lung injury and 12 deaths have been reported, including two in California — health officials nationwide are imploring vapers to stop the practice.
La Jolla resident Diane Schneider’s memoir “Lives on Brown Cards” looks at memorable patients she has encountered in her years as a physician — and the lessons she learned from them.
With all the projects coming down the pike at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO), the appointment of new assistant vice chancellor of finance and operations Patrick Callaghan could not have come at a better time.
Sitting at the Brick & Bell coffee shop in La Jolla Shores on Sept. 4 with local residents Sandra Munson and Tim Johnson as they catch up over iced teas, one would never know that just three weeks prior, the two were undergoing surgery so Munson could donate a kidney to Johnson.
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Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) alumna and 2019 Cody Award winner Antje Boetius has dedicated the better part of 30 years to exploring the seemingly lifeless sea ice of the Arctic.
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