Topic: University of California-San Diego
If humans heated the earth, perhaps our technology can cool it, too. A look at the science of geoengineering and how it might be used to address global warming.
05/03/2010 04:57 pm
Marketing tobacco products to kids and teens will be restricted under new FDA rules to be published Friday.
03/18/2010 07:46 pm
Some Democrats in the House of Representatives worry that a 'yes' vote on healthcare reform could cost them reelection. But history suggests the dynamic isn't that simple.
03/17/2010 07:51 pm
A racially themed party and an incident involving a noose have roiled UC San Diego. But if the school handles the incidents appropriately, some academic experts say, students could ultimately benefit from an enhanced classroom experience.
03/02/2010 08:50 pm
Yvo de Boer, executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), steps down, effective July 1.
02/18/2010 05:05 pm
A new report finds a close match between individual happiness and objective quality-of-life measures such as climate, air quality, and schools. But others say happiness is more nearly tied to family, friends, and religion.
12/17/2009 06:36 pm
Forget megabytes, the US as a whole consumed 3.6 zettabytes of information in 2008.
12/10/2009 12:00 am
A report Tuesday on the latest climate-change research shows emissions rising quickly and ice caps melting faster than projected. The report comes amid a controversy over hacked scientists’ e-mails that some say point to a global warming hoax.
11/25/2009 12:00 am
A Christian Science perspective.
11/16/2009 12:00 am
Scientists want to learn much more aobut the ocean than they currently know. So they're developing tiny robots to go underwater and observe.
11/13/2009 12:00 am