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Typhoons Likely to Intensify by as Much as 14 Percent Under a Moderate Climate Change Scenario

May 29, 2015

Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated large portions of the Philippines in November 2013, was one of the strongest ocean storms ever recorded, killing at least 6,300 people. It set records for the strongest storm ever at landfall and for the highest sustained wind speed over one minute ever, hitting 315 kilometers…

Electrical Engineering Undergrads Build and Race Robots

April 1, 2016

The EnVision Arts and Engineering Maker Studio at UC San Diego teemed with excitement on the day of the final in an electrical engineering class called Making, Breaking and Hacking Stuff. Instead of a typical test, the class culminated in a cumulative final project – teams of two or three…

Giving Increased During the Pandemic in Areas Hit Hardest by COVID-19

April 4, 2022

Charitable giving increased in counties that experienced COVID-19-related deaths, reveals a new study from the University of California San Diego’s Rady School of Management published in Nature’s Scientific Reports.

Peptide Improves Glucose and Insulin Sensitivity, Lowers Weight in Mice

February 7, 2018

Treating obese mice with catestatin (CST), a peptide naturally occurring in the body, showed significant improvement in glucose and insulin tolerance and reduced body weight, report University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers.

Six UC San Diego Professors Named 2017 AAAS Fellows

November 20, 2017

UC San Diego professors Michael Burkart, Catherine Constable, Richard Gallo, William Gerwick, Miroslav Krstic and Lorraine Pillus have been awarded the distinction of fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the largest general science organization in the United States and publisher of the journal Science.

This 3D Printed Gripper Doesn’t Need Electronics To Function

July 27, 2023

This soft robotic gripper is not only 3D printed in one print, it also doesn’t need any electronics to work. The device was developed by a team of roboticists at UC San Diego, in collaboration with researchers at the BASF corporation.

Understanding Information: How We Get It, How We Use It, How to Benefit from It

November 20, 2013

For most computer users, information is only valuable when it serves a context-specific purpose, such as providing the GPS coordinates for a new restaurant or a list of search results for a query on airline flights to Fiji.

Drug Treatment Corrects Autism Symptoms in Mouse Model

March 13, 2013

Autism results from abnormal cell communication. Testing a new theory, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have used a newly discovered function of an old drug to restore cell communications in a mouse model of autism, reversing symptoms of the devastating disorder.

SMART Study Among First to Use Social and Mobile Tools for Weight Loss

August 4, 2016

SMART study is among the first to test an intervention that used several technologies – including social media, apps, and text messaging – to promote healthy changes in physical activity and diet. At two years in duration, it was also one of few weight loss interventions evaluated for longer than a year.

UC San Diego Researchers Win Big in 2022 Department of Defense University Research Funding

May 19, 2022

…cavities are used to control physicochemical properties and dynamics of molecular systems. Also on the team are researchers from UC Merced, the City University of New York and Penn State. The team’s MURI award is sponsored by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. Laurel Riek, associate professor of computer…

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