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From Sea to Sky, Students Develop Tools for Improved Environmental

June 30, 2022

…to our understanding of climate change. The Weiss lab also uses these samples to better track trace gases and other environmental data points gathered in the air. To get representative samples not affected by local contamination, the researchers currently rely on tall, permanent towers limited to several set locations where…

Phenomenal Phytoplankton: Scientists Uncover Cellular Process Behind Oxygen Production

May 31, 2023

According to new research, the amount of oxygen in one of 10 breaths was made possible thanks to a newly identified cellular mechanism that promotes photosynthesis in marine phytoplankton. The study, led by Scripps Institution of Oceanography, was published May 31 in Current Biology.

Birch Fellows Create Immersive Experience for New R/V Sally Ride Gallery

October 20, 2016

…about the planet and climate change. A Living Lab for Science Communication While their current focus is on the R/V Sally Ride gallery and The Expedition exhibit, the fellowship is about more than that. It’s about utilizing Birch Aquarium as a living laboratory for science communication and educational outreach. Birch…

Clean Energy Program Accelerates the Commercialization of University Technologies to the Market

September 6, 2013

The Southern California Clean Energy Technology Acceleration Program (SoCal TAP) selected four revolutionary research teams from the University of California, San Diego and University of Southern California to receive $180,000 each in commercialization awards as part of a program overseen by the von Liebig Entrepreneurism Center at UC San Diego…

High School Students Get a Taste of Studying Computer Science at UC San Diego

July 14, 2017

Over 200 high school students have moved into dorms at UC San Diego for the 2017 California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science (COSMOS), a four-week program focused on advanced tech skills including programming and robotics.

No Strings Attached

December 5, 2013

…the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. How It Works How works is simple. The public donates on the organization’s website. Field workers for the nonprofit identify poor households on the ground. What qualifies a recipient is a house without cement or metal walls, floor or roof – a reliable…

Obituary Notice: Walter Munk, World-Renowned Oceanographer, Revered Scientist

February 8, 2019

Walter Munk, who gave the Allies a strategic edge in World War II, helped nurture a university into existence, and became a living synonym for oceanography, died February 8 at his home in La Jolla, Calif. He was 101.

Launching a Microbiome Movement

May 19, 2016

…sustainability, biofuel development and climate change mitigation. “This ambitious undertaking cannot be accomplished by individual laboratories working in isolation—developing advanced microbiome tools and treatments requires new collaborations among many disciplines. Advancing this relatively new field also depends on attracting and training multidisciplinary networks of scientists and engineers, Chancellor Khosla said.…

A Sense of Belonging

September 17, 2020

…of the global pandemic, climate change, racism and the violence of policing, it has become necessary to build spaces of collective study wherever possible, to understand how we got here and to build toward a different future. I’m hopeful that the program can be one more space to build community…

The Race to Stay Ahead of Wildfires

November 7, 2019

…coping with a new climate-change driven reality. Scripps researchers, for instance, recently reported that Santa Ana wind activity is projected to decrease in frequency in the fall and spring but not in peak intensity. This effectively narrows the Santa Ana wind season around its historical peak in December. These results,…

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