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Reduced Heart Rate Variability May Indicate Greater Vulnerability to PTSD

September 10, 2015

…longitudinal study of U.S. Marines suggests that reduced heart rate variability – the changing time interval between heartbeats – may be a contributing risk factor for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The findings are reported in the September 9 online issue of JAMA Psychiatry by researchers at the University of California,…

Sweet Baby Rays

March 14, 2019

…Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary. Photo by G.P. Schmahl/FGBNMS Sweet Baby Rays Alumnus uncovers first-known manta ray nursery Gliding through the water with the slow hypnotic beat of their fins, the otherworldly manta rays are a perfect combination of size and grace. These plankton-eating marvels can reach up to…

Preuss Graduates Reach for the Stars

June 7, 2022

The Preuss School UC San Diego’s Class of 2022 will be honored at an in-person ceremony on June 16. Among the 116 graduates, 96% were admitted to a four-year university and all will be the first in their family to graduate from college.

Hellman Fellowships Provide Early-Career Funding for 12 UC San Diego Faculty Members

May 14, 2015

…Hellman Faculty Fellows are: Biological Sciences, Engineering, Marine Sciences and Physical Sciences: Marco Aburto Oropeza, marine biology research division Boubacar Kante, electrical and computer engineering Darren Lipomi, nanoengineering Rayan Saab, mathematics Chih-Ying Su, neurobiology Jennifer Taylor, marine biology research division Roy Wollman, chemistry and biochemistry Arts and Humanities and Social…

Community Health Rep Who Supports Families Through Organ Donation Process Among Exemplary Awardees

May 22, 2012

…tragic, unexpected circumstances,” said Marina Baroff, associate administrator for the UC San Diego Health System. “Then Belen does what few of us ever could. With great compassion, she asks the grieving family to donate their loved one’s organ and tissues. And they say ‘yes’ in amazing numbers because of Belen.”…

New Book on History of Scripps Institution of Oceanography to be Published

June 3, 2021

…a view that considered biology, chemistry, and physics as interrelated systems. In later years, the original University of California outpost devoted to marine biology would launch the modern era of climate change research, creating iconic records such as the Keeling Curve and championing the value of long-term study of all…

Supplementation with Amino Acid Serine Eases Neuropathy in Diabetic Mice

January 25, 2023

Working with mice, Salk Institute researchers, in collaboration with the University of California San Diego, have identified another factor contributing to diabetes-associated peripheral neuropathy: altered amino acid metabolism.

Scripps Scientists to be Honored with Prestigious International Biology Award

January 21, 2015

Linda and Nick Holland, marine biologists based at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego since 1987 and 1966, respectively, have been selected to receive one of the world’s most prestigious awards in the field of evolutionary biology.

Contingent from UC San Diego Takes Stage at TEDx San Diego

December 13, 2011

…Haymet, vice chancellor for marines sciences and director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Veerabhadran Ramanathan, a distinguished professor of atmospheric and climate sciences at Scripps, James Fowler, professor of medical genetics and political science, and Saura Naderi, of the UCSD division of the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology…

“Bizarre” Yoda Acorn Worm Makes Top 10 Marine Species List

March 23, 2023

A team of marine scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego described a new acorn worm species, Yoda demiankoopi, in a paper published in 2022. Now the deep-sea worm is among the top 10 new marine species acknowledged by the World Register of Marine Species.

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