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How Climate Change Will Impact Food Production and Financial Institutions

April 8, 2024

Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy have developed a new method to predict the financial impacts climate change will have on agriculture, which can help support food security and financial stability for countries.

Global Warming Is Influencing Global Timekeeping

March 28, 2024

A problem is coming for global timekeeping, according to a new paper in the journal Nature by Scripps Institution of Oceanography geophysicist Duncan Agnew, and global warming is influencing when that problem might arrive.

AI Fire-Detection Tool Awarded for “Innovations in Networking” by CENIC

March 14, 2024

The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC) named the AI fire -detection tool created by UC San Diego’s ALERTCalifornia program, CAL FIRE, and industry partner DigitalPath the winner of the 2024 Innovations in Networking Award for Innovation in Public Safety.

Nierenberg Prize Awarded to Biochemist Katalin Karikó for Pioneering Research on COVID-19 Vaccines

March 14, 2024

Hungarian-American biochemist and researcher Katalin Karikó has been selected by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego as the recipient of the 2023 Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest.

Study Illuminates the Protective Role of Fluorescence in Neon-Colored Sea Anemones

March 12, 2024

For the first time, a team of researchers at Stanford University and UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography has uncovered a direct genetic link between fluorescence and color in sea anemones — those soft and tentacled tide pool creatures often encountered by beachgoers.

New Deep-Sea Worm Discovered at Methane Seep off Costa Rica

March 7, 2024

Researchers have discovered a new species of deep-sea worm living near a methane seep some 50 kilometers (30 miles) off the Pacific coast of Costa Rica.

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.

New Technology Unscrambles the Chatter of Microbes

February 5, 2024

Researchers from University of California San Diego have developed a new search tool to that can match microbes to the metabolites they produce with no prior knowledge, an innovation that could transform our understanding of both human health and the environment.

Extreme Heat, Wildfires Combine to Disproportionately Harm Less Affluent and Communities of Color

February 2, 2024

New study finds increased hospitalizations when people are exposed to both wildfire smoke and excessive heat with the risks increased in neighborhoods with more people of color, lower incomes and less access to health insurance.

New Year, New Baby: First Little Blue Penguin Hatched at Birch Aquarium

February 1, 2024

For the first time, a Little Blue Penguin has hatched at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. The chick made its debut on New Year's Day in the aquarium’s Penguin Care and Conservation Center in Beyster Family Little Blue Penguins.
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