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Chronic Diseases Driven by Metabolic Dysfunction

September 7, 2018

Progress in treating chronic illness, where the cause of the problem is often unknown, has lagged. Chronic conditions like cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease defy easy explanation, let alone remedy. In a new paper, a researcher at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, posits that chronic disease is…

Meet Your New Student Government Leaders

October 10, 2022

For Sky Yang and Giulia Corno, getting involved with student government seemed like a great way to make a difference. Now, as the presidents of Associated Students and the Graduate & Professional Student Association, respectively, they share what they hope to accomplish this year.

Domoic Acid Decoded: Scientists Discover Genetic Basis for How Harmful Algal Blooms Become Toxic

September 27, 2018

A team led by scientists from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego and the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) has uncovered the genetic basis for the production of domoic acid, a potent neurotoxin produced by harmful algal blooms.

Squidtoons: Sparking Scientific Curiosity through Comics

January 8, 2015

…“Garfield is full of energy, very proactive, and genuinely interested in science, outreach, and communication,” said Tresguerres, also noting that Kwan personally designed the website and logo for the Tresguerres lab. “Based on his experience and dedication, he has the potential to carry on an exceptional Ph.D. thesis.” In addition…

SDSC’s ‘Comet’ Supercomputer Helps Confirm Gravitational Wave Discovery

February 24, 2016

This month’s announcement by the National Science Foundation that scientists for the first time detected gravitational waves in the universe as hypothesized by Albert Einstein 100 years ago has opened up a new era of exploration for astronomers and astrophysicists. The NSF-funded Comet supercomputer at the San Diego Supercomputer Center…

World’s largest outdoor shake table gets $5.2 million from NSF

September 24, 2015

The University of California at San Diego has received a $5.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to run the world’s largest outdoor shake table for the next five years. The table, which can carry structures weighing up to 2,000 tons, can replicate the ground motions of most…

SDSC Announces Scalable, High-Performance Data Storage Cloud

September 22, 2011

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, today announced the launch of what is believed to be the largest academic-based cloud storage system in the U.S., specifically designed for researchers, students, academics, and industry users who require stable, secure, and cost-effective storage and sharing…

Celebrating 20 Years of Sally Ride Science

February 18, 2021

…and we drew our energy and encouragement from them,” Ride said. Over the years, Sally Ride Science created acclaimed STEM programs that reached students and educators across the country. Assessing the company’s impact, O’Shaughnessy said, “Those programs, along with Sally’s high-profile advocacy of diversity in STEM, helped kickstart the national…

Friedmann Recognized for Pioneering Gene Therapy Research

January 29, 2015

…the “field of resources, energy and social infrastructure” for his contributions to river basin management and reducing water-related disasters. Each laureate will receive a certificate of recognition and commemorative gold medal. A cash award of approximately $416,600 will also be given to each prize field. Since its inception in 1985,…

To the Stars, Tritons

June 16, 2022

…of plastics, utilize clean energy, minimize food waste…and most importantly, make our democracy work. Exercise your right to vote and elect people that will propel us forward in the right direction.” Before blasting off to space, Meir was like many other typical Tritons, floating in the Pacific waters off the…

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