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UCTV Arts Channel: Connecting the Community with Rich, Cultural Programming

February 22, 2024

Bringing front-row, free access to the performing arts, UCTV has launched a new Arts Channel. The self-funded UCTV Arts aims to create 12 to 18 original programs at UC San Diego, spotlighting artists and musicians who otherwise may not have a platform to share their work and stories.

‘Gene of Prejudice’ Demystifies Autism

February 28, 2024

Individuals with Williams syndrome have a gregarious “cocktail party” personality, while those with the opposite genetic alteration, in contrast, tend to have autistic traits and are prone to struggle socially. Research from UC San Diego sheds new light on the gene responsible.

Sedentary Behavior Increases Mortality Risk

February 28, 2024

According to new research from UC San Diego, sitting for long hours without breaks increases risk of death.

New Fish Species Discovered at Remote Islands Off Mexico’s Pacific Coast

February 28, 2024

A team of scientists including Ben Frable of UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography have discovered a new species of tropical fish during an expedition to the remote islands of the Revillagigedo Archipelago off Mexico’s Pacific coast.

Collaborative $9M UC San Diego Award Aimed at Sparking Fusion Energy Breakthrough

February 27, 2024

Funded by the Department of Energy (DOE) and powered by a $9 million budget over four years, the project named SMARTS (Surrogate Models for Accurate and Rapid Transport Solutions) aims to pave the way for more efficient and reliable fusion reactor performance prediction.

Having Self-Control Leads to Power

February 27, 2024

New research from the UC San Diego Rady School of Management and Texas A&M University finds that having self-control is often what leads to power.

Countywide Initiative to Train 1 Million San Diegans in Hands-Only CPR

February 26, 2024

UC San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science and County of San Diego Emergency Medical Services launch Revive & Survive San Diego, a new initiative created to save lives by training 1 million San Diegans in hands-only CPR.

What Will It Take for China to Reach Carbon Neutrality by 2060?

February 26, 2024

To become carbon neutral by 2060, as mandated by President Xi Jinping, China will have to build eight to 10 times more wind and solar power installations than existed in 2022.

In Conversation with Ramesh Rao: Visualizing the Invisible with MEG (video and transcript)

February 26, 2024

Qualcomm Institute Director Ramesh Rao chats with Roland Lee and Mingxiong Huang, who co-direct QI's new Magnetoencephalography (MEG) Center on the underpinnings of the advanced brain imaging technique, the making of the new facility, and MEG’s contributions to research and patient care.

More Than a Haircut

February 26, 2024

Each month, a group of University of California San Diego School of Medicine students can be found at Freshly Faded Barber + Shop in San Diego’s North Park community conducting blood pressure screenings as a complement to the haircuts and shaves that the Black-owned barbershop specializes in.
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