New congressionally-directed funding awarding $5.6 million to Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego will aim to improve characterization of the extent of the dumpsite, and support additional monitoring and research.
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University of California San Diego’s Rady School of Management and Scripps Institution of Oceanography have selected the second cohort for the StartBlue program, an accelerator for startups dedicated to tackling ocean-focused challenges and solutions.
UC San Diego researchers have for the first time discovered a pattern of DNA mutations that links bladder cancer to tobacco smoking. The work could help identify what environmental factors, such as exposure to tobacco smoke and UV radiation, cause cancer in certain patients.
The impacts of air pollution on human health, economies, and agriculture differ drastically depending on where on the planet the pollutants are emitted, according to a new study that could potentially incentivize certain countries to cut climate-changing emissions.
A renowned atmospheric scientist at the University of California San Diego recently brought an innovative gift and action-oriented message to our nation’s capital. Kimberly Prather, Distinguished Chair in Atmospheric Chemistry, presented a Corsi-Rosenthal Box, a unique invention developed by a multi
Researchers at UC San Diego have used artificial intelligence-guided tools to pinpoint both a specific type of immune cell as the driver of esophageal cancer and a specific genetic variation that acts as a protective factor in African Americans.
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