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What is the Best Way to Encourage Innovation? Competitive Pay May be the Answer

February 12, 2020

New research from the University of California San Diego indicates that competitive “winner-takes-all” pay structures are most effective in getting the creative juices flowing that help fuel economic growth.

UC San Diego Turning Back the Clock on Parkinson’s

April 16, 2015

…Parks, UC San Diego Health Sciences Like many young people, David Higgins was initially in denial about the possibility of having a serious, lifelong disease. “My friends would say, ‘You walk funny,” and I’d say, ‘I have a stiff back,’’ recalled Higgins, now 57. ”Parkinson’s was the last thing on…

DARPA Awards $6 Million to Develop Nanotech Therapies for Traumatic Brain Injuries

May 9, 2013

DARPA, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, has awarded $6 million to a team of researchers to develop nanotechnology therapies for the treatment of traumatic brain injury and associated infections.

Central Pacific Coral Reef Shows Remarkable Recovery Despite Two Warm-Water Events

July 7, 2022

A new 10-year study from Palmyra Atoll in the remote central Pacific Ocean shows that reefs outside the reach of local human impacts can recover from bleaching.

Luau and Longboard Invitational Celebrates 20th Anniversary of ‘Surfing for a Cure’ Aug. 18

July 22, 2013

A surfer and San Diego resident at the time, Kary Mullis won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1993 for his invention of the polymerase chain reaction, considered one of the monumental scientific techniques of the 20th century. That year, Mullis also became the founding honorary chair of the Luau…

New Way of Fighting High Cholesterol Upends Assumptions

September 27, 2012

Atherosclerosis has been presumed to be the consequence of complicated interactions between overabundant cholesterol and resulting inflammation in the heart and blood vessels. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues at institutions across the country, say the relationship is not exactly what it appears,…

AI Chatbot ChatGPT Mirrors Its Users to Appear Intelligent

March 17, 2023

In a new paper relevant to artificial intelligence and ChatGPT, Professor Terrence Sejnowski explores the relationship between the human interviewer and language models to uncover why chatbots respond in particular ways, why those responses vary and how to improve them in the future.

‘Pop-up’ Electronic Sensors Could Detect When Individual Heart Cells Misbehave

December 23, 2021

UC San Diego engineers developed a powerful new tool that directly measures the movement and speed of electrical signals inside heart cells, using tiny “pop-up” sensors that poke into cells without damaging them. It could be used to gain more detailed insights into heart disorders and diseases.

Building an Archive of San Diego History

February 28, 2019

…how to use the technology, like monitoring recordings, checking for volume, transcribing interviews and posting them to their program website. “I think that when they look back on UCSD, the four or five years they put in campus years from now, that this will be something that sticks out,” Alvarez…

Mission: Search and Destroy Prostate Cancer

September 21, 2020

Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health is using advanced imaging, genomics, personalized medicine and new therapies to treat patients like Brian McCloskey, who has stage IV prostate cancer.

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