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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
Jim Daley | May 11, 2018
Two patients became legally blind after receiving treatments at the facilities.
Image of the Day: Glowing Tide
Staff, 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
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
Jef Akst | Oct 25, 2016
The Scripps Research Institute will join forces with the California Institute for Biomedical Research.
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
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
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.
Bob Grant | Apr 30, 2012
California mulls a state law that would criminalize the unauthorized sharing, storing, or analyzing of genetic data.