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UC San Diego Scientists Race to Document Mexico’s Maya Ruins

January 24, 2023

Researchers from the UC San Diego Qualcomm Institute have joined forces with Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History to document at-risk Maya ruins in the Yucatán Peninsula.

Astrophysicist David Lesser Takes on UC San Diego’s Makerspace

January 19, 2023

Both astrophysicist and educator, David Lesser is drawing on his varied background at the Qualcomm Institute to direct the Makerspace, an open access workshop area in UC San Diego’s Design and Innovation Building.

Researchers Create Novel Device to Measure Nerve Activity for Treatment of Sepsis, PTSD

November 14, 2022

A multi-campus research team has developed a novel device for non-invasively measuring cervical nerve activity in humans. The device, described in an article in Scientific Reports, has potential applications for supporting more personalized treatments for sepsis and PTSD.

World Premiere Brings the Haunting Music of the Arctic to San Diego

September 30, 2022

On Saturday, Oct. 15 at 8 p.m., renowned composer Lei Liang unveils a new composition evoking cycles of life and change in the Arctic at UC San Diego’s Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater.

NSF Awards More than $1 Million to Interdisciplinary Research Team to Study Chronic Low Back Pain

September 19, 2022

A multidisciplinary team led by researchers at UC San Diego has received $1.2 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to create a novel system to study and inform the treatment of chronic low back pain.

QI Internship Provides Pathway to Workplace for Neurodiverse Youth

September 15, 2022

This summer, 16 young adults from around the U.S., including students at UC San Diego, gathered at the Qualcomm Institute (QI) to create educational and research-based video games in QI’s NeuroDiversity in Tech internship.

The Data that Keep on Giving

August 25, 2022

Genetic data collected during an excavation of a Mycenaean tomb at Kastrouli near Delphi, Greece, have helped an interdisciplinary team including UC San Diego scientists unveil some of the mysteries of ancient patterns of human migration, culture and the evolution of Indo-European languages.

UC San Diego Researchers Take a Digital Snapshot of an Ancient Infant Burial Site

December 20, 2021

Researchers based at the UC San Diego Qualcomm Institute and Jacobs School of Engineering have digitally recreated, in painstaking detail, the oldest documented European burial of an infant female.
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