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PGA TOUR VIDEO: Si Woo Kim Wins in the Desert After a Bad Night's Sleep

SI WOO KIM SHOT AN 8-UNDER 64 in the final round to win The American Express by a stroke over Patrick Cantlay (61). Kim's winning total of 23 under was good for his third victory on the PGA Tour. The South Korean earned the trophy despite a rough Saturday night. "So every year I had a chance to win," Kim said, "but I couldn't make it, so I had a lot of thoughts in my mind last night. "I tried to sleep but I couldn't sleep, so I even took melatonin last night, but still I didn't sleep ...
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Boosted by celebrity endorsements and a controversial research program, clinics are peddling stem cell autism treatments questioned by experts

A researcher holds a box containing vials of human embryonic Stem Cell cultures from the freezer at the Burnham Institute on November 3, 2004 in La Jolla, California. Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images From Central America to Ukraine, unlicensed clinics are offering stem cell therapies as a treatment for autism.  Stem cells used mainly to treat blood disease. Their effectiveness on autism is unproven and the FDA has not licensed their use for the condition. One prominent clinic providing such tre...
Tags: Facebook, Home Depot, UK, Hollywood, Science, Instagram, US, Trends, Ukraine, Cnn, Autism, News UK, Stem Cells, Josh Brolin, Fda, Mel Gibson


Vaccine-Makers Keep Safety Details Quiet, Alarming Scientists

The morning after the world learned that a closely watched clinical trial of a coronavirus vaccine had been halted last week over safety concerns, the company's chief executive disclosed that a person given the vaccine had experienced serious neurological symptoms.But the remarks were not public. Instead, the chief executive, Pascal Soriot of AstraZeneca, spoke at a closed meeting organized by J.P. Morgan, the investment bank.AstraZeneca said Saturday that an outside panel had cleared its tr...
Tags: Science, Britain, United States, New York Times, Food And Drug Administration, Astrazeneca, Philadelphia, Fda, West Virginia University, University of Pennsylvania, Pfizer, University of Oxford, Pascal Soriot, Usa Today, Donald Trump, Baltimore


The First Covid Vaccines May Not Prevent Covid Infection

Desperation for a way to keep economies from collapsing under the weight of Covid-19 could mean settling for a vaccine that prevents people from getting really sick or dying but doesn't stop them from catching the coronavirus. From a report: Although a knock-out blow against the virus is the ultimate goal, early vaccines may come with limitations on what they can deliver, according to Robin Shattock, an Imperial College London professor leading development of an experimental shot. "Is that prote...
Tags: China, Tech, Imperial College London, Pfizer Inc, AstraZeneca PLC, La Jolla California, Scripps Research, Shattock, CanSino Biologics, Robin Shattock, Dennis Burton


So How's The Quarantine Going For Everybody?

I thought I might use the blog to create a little diary of the Coronavirus quarantine. Sure... this might not be entertaining for you to read, but since everything going on right now is quite unprecedented I figured it might be interesting to look back on at some point in the future, hopefully when things are a bit more "normal." As a family, we're already a week in, so this will probably be a little bit of a longer catch-up post... with shorter installments in the future. Who knows where thi...
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Here Are Some Gulls Playing With a Dildo

Conservation photographer Jennifer Warner visited the Children’s Pool in La Jolla, California on Tuesday in order to photograph the pupping harbor seals that have taken up residence on the beach. She soon noticed some juvenile gulls chasing each another around and causing a ruckus; one of them had what she thought at…Read more...
Tags: Science, Birds, Sex Toys, Dildos, La Jolla California, Gulls, Birdmodo, Jennifer Warner, Children 's Pool


COI Pharmaceuticals acquires Calporta by Merck

COI Pharmaceuticals, which is backed by Avalon Ventures, has acquired Calporta Therapeutics Inc by Merck for $576 million. Calporta is developing selective small molecule agonists of TRPML1. PRESS RELEASE SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–COI Pharmaceuticals, the Community Of Innovation established by Avalon Ventures, today announced the acquisition of Calporta Therapeutics, Inc. by Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada. Calporta develops selective small molecule agonists to TRPML1. T...
Tags: Trends, Merck, United States, Healthcare, M&a, Als, Avalon Ventures, Parkinson, Avalon, La Jolla California, COI, Jay Lichter, COI Pharmaceuticals, Merck Research Laboratories, Calporta, Calporta Therapeutics Inc


Farallon Capital Shows DermTech Stake

Andrew Spokes' hedge fund firm Farallon Capital has filed a 13G with the SEC regarding shares of DermTech (DMTK).  Per the filing, Farallon now owns 9.8% of DermTech as of August 29th with exposure to over 1.23 million shares. Their stake is comprised of 615,385 shares and they also hold "Series A Preferred Shares (as defined in the Preliminary Note) convertible into an aggregate of 615,385 shares."DermTech shares have been extremely volatile, plummeting from $21.69 in late August to around $5 b...
Tags: Finance, United States, SEC, PLA, La Jolla California, Hedge Fund Portfolios, Farallon Capital Management, 13g, SEC filing, Farallon, Andrew Spokes, Farallon Capital, DermTech Inc, Farallon Capital Shows DermTech Stake, DermTech, Pigmented Lesion Assay PLA


Sea dragons captivate visitors at California aquarium

LA JOLLA, California (AP) — At first glance, it looks like a branch of kelp, but then an eye moves among its leafy appendages, and ridges of tiny, translucent fins start to flutter, sending the creature gliding through the water like something from a fairy tale.
Tags: Science, California, Ap, La Jolla California


Inhibrx to secure $40 mln

Viking Global Investors has agreed to provide $40 million to La Jolla, California-based Inhibrx, a biotech firm. Evercore was financial adviser to Inhibrx on the deal. Source: Press Release
Tags: Trends, Healthcare, La Jolla California, Evercore, VC Deals, Inhibrx


New California sea dragon habitat is among world's largest

LA JOLLA, California (AP) — At first glance, it looks like a branch of kelp, but then an eye moves among its leafy appendages, and ridges of tiny, translucent fins start to flutter, sending the creature gliding through the water like something from a fairy tale.
Tags: Science, Ap, New California, La Jolla California


Sea dragon exhibit dazzles visitors at California aquarium

LA JOLLA, California (AP) — A Southern California aquarium has built what is believed to be one of the world's largest habitats for sea dragons, the lesser-known cousin of the seahorse.
Tags: Science, California, Ap, La Jolla California


LunaPBC attracts $4.6 mln

La Jolla, California-based LunaPBC, a provider of a genomic and health data platform, has raised $4.6 million in funding. The investors included ARCH Venture Partners, Bain Capital Ventures, F-Prime Capital, Illumina Ventures and Osage University Partners. Source: Press Release
Tags: Trends, Healthcare, La Jolla California, VC Deals, Osage University Partners Source, LunaPBC


Eli Lilly backs Avidity Biosciences

La Jolla, California-based Avidity Biosciences, a biotech company, has secured $15 million in funding as part of a licensing and research agreement with Eli Lilly and Company. According to terms of the deal, Avidity will receive an upfront payment of $20 million and is also eligible to receive up to about $405 million for development, regulatory and commercialization milestones. Source: Press Release
Tags: Trends, Healthcare, Eli Lilly, La Jolla California, VC Deals, Avidity Biosciences, Eli Lilly and Company According


Art of Élan @ The Conrad, Tuesday, April 16, 7 PM, La Jolla, California

Demarre McGill and Kate Hatmaker are  Art of Élan "Art of Élan @ The Conrad"  Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.The JAI at The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center7600 Fay Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037Tickets start at $35 Be a part of history and join us as we present the very first public chamber music performance in the JAI cabaret space at La Jolla Music Society’s new performance venue, The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center. This not-to-be-missed event will feature pr...
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Four New DNA Letters Double Life's Alphabet

Joe_NoOne (Slashdot reader #48,818) shares this update from Nature: The DNA of life on Earth naturally stores its information in just four key chemicals -- guanine, cytosine, adenine and thymine, commonly referred to as G, C, A and T, respectively. Now scientists have doubled this number of life's building blocks, creating for the first time a synthetic, eight-letter genetic language that seems to store and transcribe information just like natural DNA. In a study published on 22 February in Sc...
Tags: Tech, Earth, Benner, Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla California, Steven Benner, Foundation for Applied Molecular Evolution, Floyd Romesberg, Alachua Florida


Why This 'Atmospheric River' Could Cause Mudslides and 'Roofalanches' in California

Californians are experiencing some unusually nasty winter weather this week as an "atmospheric river" passes through most of the state, bringing howling winds and heavy rain.The storm arrived on Tuesday night (Feb. 12) in Northern California and continued into Wednesday (Feb. 13), leading the National Weather Service (NWS) to issue warnings of flash flooding, mudslides and high winds in the region. It is forecast to bring "excessive rainfall" to Southern California on Thursday (Feb. 14), accordi...
Tags: Science, California, San Francisco, Earth, Canada, Hawaii, Cbs, Nws, Southern California, Mississippi River, Northern California, National Weather Service NWS, Ralph, KQED, Sierras, La Jolla California


‘Law & Order’ Alum Elisabeth Rohm Is Engaged!

Happier than ever! Actress Elisabeth Röhm is engaged to Judge Jonathan T. Colby, Us Weekly can confirm. Celebrity Engagements of 2019 Elisabeth Rohm and Judge Jonathan T. Colby Elisabeth Rohm “We are so blessed to have found each other,” the couple told Us on Wednesday, January 30, one week after Colby, who serves on the 11th judicial circuit, popped the question. “We exchanged our loving engagement vows to one another in our La Jolla, California, home backyard — with the roa...
Tags: Religion, Pacific Ocean, US Weekly, Jonathan, Easton, Colby, La Jolla California, Elisabeth Röhm, MUSIC CELEBS, Colby Us Weekly, Jonathan T Colby Elisabeth Rohm, Austin Smithard, Ron Anthony Wooster, Jonathan T Colby, Elisabeth Rohm Elisabeth Rohm She


‘Law & Order’ Alum Elisabeth Rohm Is Engaged!

Happier than ever! Actress Elisabeth Röhm is engaged to Judge Jonathan T. Colby, Us Weekly can confirm. Celebrity Engagements of 2019 Elisabeth Rohm and Judge Jonathan T. Colby Elisabeth Rohm “We are so blessed to have found each other,” the couple told Us on Wednesday, January 30, one week after Colby, who serves on the 11th judicial circuit, popped the question. “We exchanged our loving engagement vows to one another in our La Jolla, California, home backyard — with the roa...
Tags: Religion, Pacific Ocean, US Weekly, Jonathan, Easton, Colby, La Jolla California, Elisabeth Röhm, MUSIC CELEBS, Colby Us Weekly, Jonathan T Colby Elisabeth Rohm, Austin Smithard, Ron Anthony Wooster, Jonathan T Colby, Elisabeth Rohm Elisabeth Rohm She


Beautiful Coastline of La Jolla, California

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Tags: Travel, Travel Photos, Daily Travel Photos, La Jolla California


Podcast: Using Nature to Improve Mental Health

 We often hear about the healing qualities of nature. We’re told that connecting with nature is important, especially in this age where many people are tech connected during all waking hours. Sebastian Slovin believes this. In fact, he believes it so strongly that he became a developmental coach, now working with people to help them develop a stronger connection to nature, improve their well-being, and generally improve their lives. Listen in as he shares his story of why he chose this dir...
Tags: Psychology, Facebook, General, Suicide, Nature, Grief And Loss, Vincent, Mental Health And Wellness, Gabe Howard, Sebastian, Gabe, San Diego State University, La Jolla California, Sebastian Slovin, University of San Diego He, The Psych Central Show


US Scientist Who Edited Human Embryos With CRISPR Responds To Critics

Facing criticism from fellow scientists, the researcher behind the world's largest effort to edit human embryos with CRISPR is vowing to continue his efforts to develop what he calls "IVF gene therapy." MIT Technology Review: Shoukhrat Mitalipov, of Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, drew global headlines last August when he reported successfully repairing a genetic mutation in dozens of human embryos, which were later destroyed as part of the experiment. The laboratory findings on e...
Tags: Oregon, US, Tech, Portland, Salk Institute, South Korea China, Oregon Health Sciences University, MIT Technology Review, La Jolla California, Shoukhrat Mitalipov, Mitalipov


Eminent biologist resigns over allegations of gender discrimination and sexual harassment

Eminent biologist and cancer researcher Inder Verma has resigned from the Salk Institute for Biological Sciences in La Jolla, California according to an announcement made by the institute on the 11th of June 2018
Tags: Health, La Jolla California, Inder Verma, Salk Institute for Biological Sciences


QnAs with Joanne Chory [QnAs]

Few plant biologists would imagine the honor of a walk down a glitzy red carpet. However, that is where Joanne Chory, a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California, found herself in December 2017. She, along...
Tags: National Academy of Sciences, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla California, Joanne Chory


OrbiMed leads Series C round for Synthorx

La Jolla, California-based Synthorx Inc, a developer of novel protein therapeutics, has raised $63 million in Series C financing. OrbiMed led the round with participation from Medicxi, Osage University Partners, Avalon Ventures, RA Capital Management and Correlation Ventures. In addition to the funding, Dr. Peter Thompson and Vickie Capps will join the Synthorx board of directors. Source: Press Release
Tags: Trends, Healthcare, Peter Thompson, La Jolla California, VC Deals, Synthorx, OrbiMed, Synthorx Inc, Vickie Capps


Elegant Seaside Wedding with Spring Pastels

Ask us about the things that make us giddy, and we’ll happily admit they involve pastels and whimsy. Ruth and Andrew’s elegant seaside wedding in La Jolla, California is all that and more with canopies of market lights, violet + copper pops, and wispy chandeliers overgrown with nature. The bride’s affinity for relaxed, bohemian style is evident throughout and met with classic details that work together effortlessly. So we’re pretty sure these images from Aga Jones Photography will start your wee...
Tags: Wedding, Ruth, La Jolla, Andrew, La Jolla California, Elegant Weddings, Elegant, Seaside Wedding, Aga Jones, Boho Lounge, Coastal Wedding, Aga Jones Photography


Ashes in the Ocean by Sebastian Slovin [Book Review]

I am such a strong believer that the more we talk about our personal mental health struggles and the mental illnesses that impact our society the more that things can change. Mental illness has directly impacted my life by having a brother with schizophrenia. And so I definitely wanted to take part in this blog tour for Sebastian Slovin's book Ashes in the Ocean.Here's a bit about the book:Vernon Slovin was a legend. He was one of the best swimmers in his home country of South Africa, and for a...
Tags: Amazon, Religion, South Africa, Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Vernon, Sebastian, San Diego State University, Sonya, La Jolla California, Encinitas California, Nicole Pyles, Sebastian Slovin, Vernon Slovin, Slovin, Prana Yoga Center


Non-psychoactive cannabis ingredient could help addicts stay clean

A preclinical study in rats has shown that there might be value in using a non-psychoactive and non-addictive ingredient of the Cannabis sativa plant to reduce the risk of relapse among recovering drug and alcohol addicts. The study's findings inform the ongoing debate about the possible medical benefits of non-psychoactive cannabinoids. So says Friedbert Weiss, leader of an investigative team at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California, in Neuropsychopharmacology published by Spri...
Tags: Science, Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla California, Friedbert Weiss


Exploring La Jolla, California in 6 Fun Steps

La Jolla is everything we want Southern California to be. One of the country’s most exclusive enclaves, tourists amble alongside the fabulously wealthy all there to capture a piece of that California spirit. While visiting San Diego, I spent a couple of nights in La Jolla so I could experience a different side to the San Diego area. And different it was, this coastal community exists in its own little bubble, and I mean that in as positive a way as possible. I loved my time exploring La Jolla a...
Tags: Travel, California, Italy, San Diego, Hilton, Destinations, Southern California, La Jolla, George, Jim, La Jolla Shores, Torrey Pines, La Jolla Cove, Barrio Logan, La Jolla California, Curio Collection


‘American Crime Story’ Review: ‘Descent’ Begins The Downward Spiral

This week’s American Crime Story review takes a look at the latest episode of The Assassination of Gianni Versace, “Descent.” Spoilers follow. 1996, La Jolla It’s a full year before Andrew Cunanan’s killing spree, and now we’re going to start to learn what makes him tick. The Assassination of Gianni Versace ’s backwards narrative has kept Andrew mostly a mystery to us, but this week’s episode, “Descent”, reveals one of the tipping points that would lead him to murder. Andrew is liv...
Tags: Television, Movies, Drama, Minneapolis, David, Norman, American Crime Story, FX, Versace, Andrew, Jeff, Darren Criss, Adler, Mary Ann, La Jolla California, Gianni Versace