California
Image of the Day: Ab Lab
Image of the Day: Ab Lab
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jul 6, 2018
Marine scientists are making efforts to replenish abalones along the shores of California.
FDA Seeks to Block Two Unregulated Stem Cell Clinics
FDA Seeks to Block Two Unregulated Stem Cell Clinics
Jim Daley | May 11, 2018
Two patients became legally blind after receiving treatments at the facilities.
Image of the Day: Glowing Tide
Image of the Day: Glowing Tide
The Scientist Staff | May 10, 2018
Each year, bioluminescent microorganisms create striking displays on the beaches of San Diego.
California’s Owls Being Exposed to Rat Poison
California’s Owls Being Exposed to Rat Poison
Catherine Offord | Jan 14, 2018
Researchers suspect the source of the toxins may be some of the state’s 50,000 or so marijuana farms.
California Institutes to Merge
California Institutes to Merge
Jef Akst | Oct 25, 2016
The Scripps Research Institute will join forces with the California Institute for Biomedical Research.
Scripps Faculty Wants President Out
Scripps Faculty Wants President Out
Kerry Grens | Jul 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.
UC Embraces Open Access
UC Embraces Open Access
Tracy Vence | Aug 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.
Save the NIH from Sequestration
Save the NIH from Sequestration
Dan Cossins | Oct 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.
Calif RAs to Get Union Rights?
Bob Grant | Aug 27, 2012
The California legislature takes steps to broaden the ability of graduate students to unionize by extending collective bargaining rights to research assistants.
Illegal Genes
Bob Grant | Apr 30, 2012
California mulls a state law that would criminalize the unauthorized sharing, storing, or analyzing of genetic data.