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July 29, 1993 | MARK A. STEIN, TIMES SCIENCE WRITER
Staggered by a five-year slump in which the state has failed to attract major new science projects and has lost thousands of high-technology jobs, California is fighting to hang on to the latest major federal research project--an antimatter research center that originated in the Bay Area.
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August 17, 2012 | By Marc Lifsher, Los Angeles Times
SACRAMENTO — Electronics giant Samsung Electronics Co. is beefing up its operations in Silicon Valley, announcing that it's expanding a research and development center in San Jose. To lure the expansion, the state, Santa Clara County and the city of San Jose agreed to provide a variety of tax credits, fee reductions and worker training programs. "Here's a case where government and business work together and everyone benefits, " Gov. Jerry Brown said at a San Jose City Hall ceremony.
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August 17, 2012 | By Marc Lifsher, Los Angeles Times
SACRAMENTO — Electronics giant Samsung Electronics Co. is beefing up its operations in Silicon Valley, announcing that it's expanding a research and development center in San Jose. To lure the expansion, the state, Santa Clara County and the city of San Jose agreed to provide a variety of tax credits, fee reductions and worker training programs. "Here's a case where government and business work together and everyone benefits, " Gov. Jerry Brown said at a San Jose City Hall ceremony.
NEWS
July 29, 1993 | MARK A. STEIN, TIMES SCIENCE WRITER
Staggered by a five-year slump in which the state has failed to attract major new science projects and has lost thousands of high-technology jobs, California is fighting to hang on to the latest major federal research project--an antimatter research center that originated in the Bay Area.
HEALTH
December 2, 2002 | Linda Marsa
Hundreds of clinical trials are currently underway at key research centers throughout California, many of which are having trouble recruiting patients. Among the trials that need more volunteers: Smallpox vaccine test: Researchers at Stanford University Medical Center and Kaiser Permanente in Oakland are conducting a clinical trial to test whether diluted doses of the smallpox vaccine produce adequate immunity in adults who have previously been vaccinated.
BUSINESS
June 27, 2007 | From the Associated Press
New research centers in California, Tennessee and Wisconsin will try to develop new ways of turning switch grass, poplar trees and other plants into fuel under a $375-million plan announced Tuesday by the Energy Department. The three centers will team up with universities, national laboratories and private companies. Each will receive $125 million to research new biofuel technologies over five years. The centers will be located near Berkeley, in Oak Ridge, Tenn., and in Madison, Wis.
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May 13, 1988 | MELISSA HEALY, Times Staff Writer
Opponents of the Pentagon's germ warfare research have "very much exaggerated" the program's risks to the environment and to the health of its workers, the Army said Thursday. The environmental impact statement, which was immediately criticized by opponents of the germ warfare program, was issued as a Senate committee released a stinging assessment of the Pentagon's efforts to ensure the safety of programs to develop new chemical and biological weapons.
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