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Genetic study shows major impact of climate change on Antarctic fur seals

Jul 24, 2014
Genetic study shows major impact of climate change on Antarctic fur seals

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15-year analysis of blue whale range off California finds conflict with shipping lanes

Jul 24, 2014
15-year analysis of blue whale range off California finds conflict with shipping lanes

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Researchers examine a dead blue whale killed from a collision by a ship. Photo by Craig Hayslip, Oregon...

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The geography of the global electronic waste (‘e-waste’) burden

Jul 24, 2014

July 23, 2013 - As local and national governments struggle to deal with ever-growing piles of electronic waste (or "e-waste"), scientists are now refining the picture of just how much there is and where it really ends up. Published in the ACS journal Environmental Science & Technology, their study found that nearly a quarter...

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Bluefin Tuna Continue at Historic Lows as Feds Weigh Pacific Fishing Ban

Jul 24, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, July 23, 2014 — The National Marine Fisheries Service opened a public process today to determine whether to prohibit fishing for Pacific bluefin tuna, which have suffered a 96 percent decline since large-scale fishing began. The action followed the Center for Biological Diversity's rulemaking petition sent in April.

The Pacific bluefin population's historic...

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California Stem Cell Report
Trounson Appointment Comments Begin CIRM Directors Meeting

The governing board of the $3 billion California stem cell agency this morning began its meeting at 9:08 a.m. with an immediate comment on the Trounson Affair.Board Chairman Jonathan Thomas reiterated the steps taken by the agency so far and said maint...

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PlaceUs App Tracks and Records Daily Activities

Jul 24, 2014

Palo Alto-based Alohar Mobile's new PlaceUs app uses "ambient sensing technology" that learns about a person's daily activities, allowing it to anticipate things like the need to send a text message when you are running late, or a reminder to buy milk ...

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Parents Report Man at Kids’ Park, Officers Find Evidence of Different Crime

Jul 24, 2014
Parents Report Man at Kids’ Park, Officers Find Evidence of Different Crime

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It is a place parents bring their kids to let loose, Hale Park.

On Friday, Lodi Police received a report that 31-year-old Mario Martinez-Bautista may have been taking photos of kids at the park, but their investigation led to …


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To Snag Hit-and-Run Drivers, Calif. Officials Want to Tap Technology

Jul 24, 2014

As part of the push, Los Angeles is upgrading its ATSAC system — automated traffic surveillance and control — to use digital cameras that can be moved remotely to follow the action of a crash scene and get enhanced images.

The post To Snag Hit-and-Run Drivers, Calif. Officials Want to Tap Technology appeared...

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California’s Department of Public Health Begins Soft Launch of Open Data Portal

Jul 24, 2014

HHS expects to integrate data from multiple departments as the open data portal develops.

The post California’s Department of Public Health Begins Soft Launch of Open Data Portal appeared first on TechWire.net.


Sean Ferguson’s Corner of the Universe
Comic-Con 2014: Meet Artist Todd McFarlane At Comic Con Booth 2729

Comic-Con 2014: Meet Artist Todd McFarlane At Comic Con Booth 2729

The next big thing is smaller than you expected! Famed artist and award-winning toy designer Todd McFarlane and McFarlane Toys are unveiling a revolutionary evolution in brick building toys based on television's most watched drama, AMC's "The Walking Dead" at San Diego Comic Con. Known as a game-changer for its realistic...

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