Gary Robbins

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Gary Robbins has been a journalist for more than 30 years and currently covers science, technology. He joined the paper in April 2010 after working for 25 years at the Orange County Register, where he was science editor. Robbins was born and raised in Maine and attended Northeastern University in Boston, graduating in 1978. He served as a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT during the 2000-01 academic year, and a Science Writer Fellow at the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole, Massachusetts in June 2001.

Recent Articles

  • Moderate to heavy drinkers are more likely to live to 85 without developing dementia

    Moderate to heavy drinkers are more likely to live to 85 without developing dementia

    UC San Diego claims in a new study that certain people who regularly consume moderate to heavy amounts of alcohol are more likely to live to 85 without developing  dementia  and other cognitive problems compared to people who don't drink at all. The long-term study was largely based on white, middle-class...

  • Game of Thrones creator to speak at UCSD

    Game of Thrones creator to speak at UCSD

    Game of Thrones creator George R.R. Martin will visit UC San Diego on May 2 to publicly discuss his life and work with acclaimed science fiction writer Kim Stanley Robinson. The public talk will occur at 7 p.m. at the Price Center Theater, under the sponsorship of the Arthur C. Clarke Center for...

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