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  • UCI develops app that stores DNA info on smartphones

    Computer scientists at UC Irvine have developed an app that stores encrypted segments of DNA information on smartphones, giving way to countless possible medical and social uses, according to KTLA. Developers say the app, called GenoDroid, could be used...
  • A Super Bowl party for Raelyn, a child with leukemia

    A Super Bowl party for Raelyn, a child with leukemia
    The Harbaugh brothers and Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis are popular stories leading up to Super Bowl XLVII. The stories are hardly important to Greg and Rebecca Beckler of Orange County. Their attention is on Raelyn Beckler, their toddler...
  • Humane Society offers vaccine clinic

    The Orange County Humane Society will host a rabies vaccine clinic for Newport Beach and Costa Mesa residents' pets Saturday. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., dogs can get a rabies vaccine for $8 at the Costa Mesa Bark Park at 890 Arlington Drive, according to...
  • Saturday's Calendar

    Saturday's Calendar
    SATURDAY Newport Doctors Greater Newport Physicians and Hoag Hospital present a free informational event to help people understand Medicare and prescription drug options. The event is from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Hoag Conference Center, 3900 W....
  • UCI researcher wins presidential award

    President Obama this week awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers to UC Irvine assistant professor Rommie Amaro. "I was pretty surprised — very honored and surprised," said Amaro, 34, an assistant professor of...
  • Community Commentary: American Medical Assn. losing its credibility, membership

    Editor's note: This article was also recently published on BigGovernment.com. * Sally Pipes, president of the Pacific Research Institute, has written an important article in Forbes analyzing new survey results that demonstrate that 87% of medical...
  • My Pet World: Giving female dog a male name is no big deal

    Question: On a walk with our dog, Payton (a male shepherd/collie mix), we met two girls with a female miniature schnauzer named Butch. I realize dogs don't know a male name from a female name, but people laugh at this dog all the time. This is wrong, and...
  • Sunday's Calendar

    Sunday's Calendar
    SUNDAY Freak Out Time The 14th annual Trick or Treat Festival and the 12th annual Halloween Procession Show is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Orange County Marketplace at O.C. Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. The hearse cruise from 10 to...
  • On Faith: Ramadan a time for reflection and reconnection to God

    Thirst, hunger and fatigue shadow Muslims as they fast through the holy month of Ramadan. Ramadan is the ninth lunar month in the Islamic calendar and is recognized as the fasting month for Muslims. From sunrise to sunset, Muslims refrain from food and...
  • Mailbag: Ignore the hype and get vaccinated

    Re. "Editorial: It's important to immunize," (Aug. 29): I'm a native of Newport Beach, but live in Washington, D.C. I'm glad the Daily Pilot has sided with overwhelming scientific evidence showing that the benefits of vaccinating children far outweigh the...
  • Bachmann criticizes health-care reform, stimulus package

    Bachmann criticizes health-care reform, stimulus package
    COSTA MESA — Though she drew a fraction of Texas Gov. Rick Perry's crowd in Newport Beach last week, Rep. Michele Bachmann's supporters showed no signs of losing faith at the Orange County Fairgrounds on Friday. About 150 to 200 supporters came...
  • Apodaca: 'King's Speech' shedding light on stuttering

    Apodaca: 'King's Speech' shedding light on stuttering
    Kate Allen looks like the quintessential California girl, with her soft blond hair, a girl-next-door smile and lovely, ocean-colored eyes. The Corona del Mar High School freshman likes hanging out with her friends and rowing on a crew team. She dreams of...