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The Thinking Undead: How Dormant Bacteria Calculate Their Return to Life

October 6, 2022

Facing extreme conditions such as starvation and stress, some bacterial cells enter a dormant state in which life processes stop. Biologists have discovered how they assess environmental conditions for a return to life, carrying implications for evaluating life on Earth as well as other planets.

Prominent Seismologist Unlocks Antarctica’s Secrets at Public Lecture

September 4, 2014

…create images of the earth’s interior has been selected to receive the 2014 Robert L. and Bettie P. Cody Award in Ocean Sciences from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. Douglas Wiens, a professor of earth and planetary sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, will present the…

UC San Diego Organizes 2017 Workshop on Big Data and the Earth Sciences

February 24, 2017

Researchers in earth sciences and information technology at UC San Diego are organizing a three-day Grand Challenges workshop May 31 to June 2 in La Jolla, Calif., on the topic of “Big Data and the Earth Sciences.”

UC San Diego Top Institution in United States for Environmental and Earth Sciences

October 6, 2015

The journal Nature ranked UC San Diego first in the United States and fourth worldwide in earth and environmental research in a new survey that rated institutions based on their total contribution to studies published in major science journals.

U.S. News & World Report Names UC San Diego Graduate Programs Among Nation’s Best

March 11, 2014

The 2015 edition of the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools guidebook, released today, highly ranks the University of California, San Diego’s professional schools in engineering and medicine, as well as its academic Ph.D. programs in the sciences.

UC San Diego First to Test Cancer Drugs in Space Using Private Astronaut Mission

May 22, 2023

The latest space experiments from UC San Diego and Axiom Space will explore therapies for breast and colorectal cancer aboard the ISS, and monitor astronauts’ stem cell health over time.

Novel Experiments Give Glimpses of Earth’s Interior Dynamics

June 11, 2015

Results from new geophysical experiments led by a researcher at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego are helping scientists understand the complex forces unfolding tens of miles below the planet’s surface.

Experimenting in Space to Help Prevent Mudslides Here on Earth

November 19, 2020

…Prevent Mudslides Here on Earth Structural engineer Ingrid Tomac and Ph.D. student Mahta Movasat. What can the International Space Station teach us about mudslides here on Earth? Here is the connection: UC San Diego engineers are trying to better understand the role gravity plays in mudslides. That is why in…

Alice C. Tyler Perpetual Trust Gives $125,000 for Sally Ride Scholarship at UC San Diego

March 9, 2016

Scholarship, honoring late astronaut Sally Ride, will support students committed to protecting the planet

New Study Helps Pinpoint When Earth’s Plate Subduction Began

December 9, 2020

According to findings published Dec. 9 in the journal Science Advances, Earth’s plate subduction could have started 3.75 billion years ago, reshaping Earth’s surface and setting the stage for a planet hospitable to life.

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