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Conservation Biologist and Placenta Expert Kurt Benirschke Dies
Conservation Biologist and Placenta Expert Kurt Benirschke Dies
Shawna Williams | Sep 14, 2018
He established the San Diego Zoo’s cryopreserved Frozen Zoo.
In Utero Transplant in First Clinical Trial Successful
In Utero Transplant in First Clinical Trial Successful
Jim Daley | May 30, 2018
Doctors treated the fetus, who has alpha thalassemia major, with cells from her mother’s bone marrow.
CRISPR Patent Dispute Heard in Federal Court
CRISPR Patent Dispute Heard in Federal Court
Jim Daley | May 1, 2018
In an ongoing legal battle, the University of California, Berkeley has challenged the Broad Institute’s patent claims on the gene editing technology.
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.
Enormous University Gift Raises Questions over Donor Influence
Enormous University Gift Raises Questions over Donor Influence
Ashley P. Taylor | Sep 26, 2017
The donation to the University of California, Irvine, is slated to fund a new college focusing on what some critics call pseudoscience and quackery.
UCSD Scores Legal Win over USC
UCSD Scores Legal Win over USC
Bob Grant | Jul 27, 2015
A judge issued custody of an Alzheimer’s research project to the University of California, San Diego, after the lead researcher on the grant left the school and transferred to the University of Southern California.
Bad Blood Between California Universities
Bad Blood Between California Universities
Bob Grant | Jul 8, 2015
The University of California, San Diego, is suing the University of Southern California and a former employee over alleged data theft, among other charges of academic animosity.
University of California Doubles Down on OA
University of California Doubles Down on OA
Bob Grant | Jan 21, 2015
The academic institution’s press is launching two new open-access initiatives to make research results and academic manuscripts publicly available.