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California’s Owls Being Exposed to Rat Poison

By Catherine Offord | January 15, 2018

Researchers suspect the source of the toxins may be some of the state’s 50,000 or so marijuana farms.

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California Institutes to Merge

By Jef Akst | October 25, 2016

The Scripps Research Institute will join forces with the California Institute for Biomedical Research.

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Scripps Faculty Wants President Out

By Kerry Grens | July 7, 2014

Some faculty members of the Scripps Research Institute are wary of a possible merger with USC and would like to oust the organization’s president.

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UC Embraces Open Access

By Tracy Vence | August 5, 2013

The University of California has adopted a system-wide policy that aims to make future research articles authored by its faculty freely available to all.

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Save the NIH from Sequestration

By Dan Cossins | October 24, 2012

A biomedical advocacy group asks Congress to protect the National Institutes of Health from the $2.5 billion cut that may be coming down the pike.

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Calif RAs to Get Union Rights?

By Bob Grant | August 27, 2012

The California legislature takes steps to broaden the ability of graduate students to unionize by extending collective bargaining rights to research assistants.

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Illegal Genes

By Bob Grant | April 30, 2012

California mulls a state law that would criminalize the unauthorized sharing, storing, or analyzing of genetic data.

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