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New Research Shows Wildlife & Marine Environment Benefit when Island-Ocean Connections Are Restored

December 5, 2022

A new perspective published today recognizes the critical link between island and marine ecosystems and identifies island and near-shore marine environmental characteristics that promote strong linkages in these ecosystems around the world.

Scientists Dig into Sediments for Clues on Carbon Storage

December 2, 2022

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

December 1, 2022

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.

Diverse Applicants Awaken Their Inner Storyteller

December 1, 2022

Dozens of local high school students from across San Diego County took part in UC Insights, a program developed by the Raza Resource Centro to help distill their diverse stories into compelling personal insight questions (PIQs) for the University of California (UC) application.

Remembering Longtime UC San Diego Supporter Kwan So

December 1, 2022

Businessperson, community leader and philanthropist Kwan So has died at the age of 89. So was a longtime dedicated supporter of the University of California San Diego, serving as a trustee of the UC San Diego Foundation from 1992 to 2019.

A New Self-Powered Ingestible Sensor Opens New Avenues for Gut Research

November 30, 2022

Engineering researchers have developed a battery-free, pill-shaped ingestible biosensing system designed to provide continuous monitoring in the intestinal environment. It gives scientists the ability to monitor gut metabolites in real time, which wasn’t possible before.

Urologists Investigate Climate Change, Health Rights and Gender Equity

November 29, 2022

The Urology for Social Responsibility seminar will be offered in the T. Denny Sanford Center Medical Education and Telemedicine on the UC San Diego campus from January 14 to 15, 2023.

Sixth College Celebrates 20 Years with a Festival on the Green

November 29, 2022

A vibrant carnival marked a special milestone–the 20th anniversary of UC San Diego’s Sixth College. The “Festival on the Green” was one of several events held in honor of the occasion throughout the fall quarter.

Thinking Globally to Address the Impact of Climate Change on Human Health

November 29, 2022

UC San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health & Human Longevity Science and the Jordan University of Science and Technology are leading an international consortium to implement climate change and health research, training and policies in the Eastern Mediterranean region.

Americans Would Rather Harm Their Own Political Cause than Help an Opposing One

November 28, 2022

Both Democrats and Republicans would rather take away funding from their political party than give money to the other party, reveals a new University of California San Diego Rady School of Management study.
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