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Researchers Identify Elusive Carbon Dioxide Sensor in Plants that Controls Water Loss

Science & Environment

UC San Diego scientists have identified a long-sought carbon dioxide sensor in plants, a discovery that holds implications for trees, crops and wildfires. The researchers found that two proteins work together to form the sensor, which is key for water evaporation, photosynthesis and plant growth.

Researchers Identify Elusive Carbon Dioxide Sensor in Plants that Controls Water Loss

Atmospheric River Reconnaissance Flights Get an Early Start this Winter

Science & Environment

An expanded Atmospheric River Reconnaissance program began last month as a result of the unexpected “bomb cyclone” in October 2021 that hit North America’s West Coast, followed by another atmospheric river less than a month later that caused severe flooding in Washington.

Atmospheric River Reconnaissance Flights Get an Early Start this Winter

Scientists Dig into Sediments for Clues on Carbon Storage

Science & Environment

UC San Diego researchers have been studying sediment to better understand how mangrove ecosystems sequester carbon dioxide, a planet-warming greenhouse gas. A new study describes Scripps Oceanography-led work to examine more than 100 sediment cores from mangrove forests across Latin America.

Scientists Dig into Sediments for Clues on Carbon Storage

Scientists Receive $4.8M to Pursue Gene Therapy for ‘Incurable’ Disease

Health & Behavior

The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine has awarded UC San Diego researchers $4.8 million to advance a gene therapy to treat Friedreich’s ataxia, a rare but devastating neuromuscular disorder.

Scientists Receive $4.8M to Pursue Gene Therapy for ‘Incurable’ Disease
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Oh Baby: UC San Diego Health is Delivered Highest Rating for Obstetric Care

Health & Behavior

UC San Diego Health is recognized as a 2022-2023 High Performing hospital for obstetric and infant care, the highest award a hospital can earn by U.S. News & World Report.

Reflections on COP27 from a First-Time Delegate

Science & Environment

As a Filipino international student at UC San Diego, I watched what might have been the most talked-about issue at COP27: the concept of loss and damage in which those most responsible for the climate change that has taken place so far help those with less to do with it recover.

Police Officer Finds Blessings through Chaplain Services during Health Crisis

Health & Behavior

Darren Hamilton, age 42, is a police officer for the City of Coronado. He has been involved in a variety of experiences, some uplifting and rewarding, some intense and extremely difficult.

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Graphis’ Designers for Peace: United with Ukraine

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The Bookstore’s Annual Holiday Sale

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Public Tour of Scripps Institution of Oceanography

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