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Scripps Graduate Students Discover Methane Seep Ecosystem off San Diego

July 26, 2012

During a recent oceanographic expedition off San Diego, graduate student researchers from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego discovered convincing evidence of a deep-sea site where methane is likely seeping out of the seafloor, the first such finding off San Diego County.

Summer of Science Engages K-12 Students

September 3, 2013

It’s not unusual for heated scientific debates to break out at the University of California, San Diego’s Qualcomm Institute. But nine-year-olds arguing about the history of aviation? That’s a little more unusual. The young students were visiting the Qualcomm Institute — the recently named UC San Diego division of the…

In Vitro Study Finds Digested Formula, But Not Breast Milk, is Toxic to Cells

December 10, 2012

Free fatty acids created during the digestion of infant formula cause cellular death that may contribute to necrotizing enterocolitis, a severe intestinal condition that is often fatal and occurs most commonly in premature infants, according to a study by University of California, San Diego bioengineers.

Small, Portable Sensors Allow Users to Monitor Exposure to Pollution on Their Smart Phones

December 18, 2012

…chronic conditions, such as asthma, who need to avoid exposure to pollutants.

Clues to Climate Cycles Dug from South Pole Snow Pit

February 25, 2013

Particles from the upper atmosphere trapped in a deep pile of Antarctic snow hold clear chemical traces of global meteorological events, a team from the University of California, San Diego and a colleague from France have found.

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.

Longer Days Bring ‘Winter Blues’—For Rats, Not Humans

April 25, 2013

Biologists at UC San Diego have found that rats experience more anxiety and depression when the days grow longer. More importantly, they discovered that the rat’s brain cells adopt a new chemical code when subjected to large changes in the day and night cycle, flipping a switch to allow an…

Unique Chemistry Reveals Eruption of Ancient Materials Once at Earth’s Surface

April 24, 2013

An international team of researchers, including Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, geochemist James Day, has found new evidence that material contained in oceanic lava flows originated in Earth’s ancient Archean crust.

Bizarre Bone Worms Emit Acid to Feast on Whale Skeletons

April 30, 2013

Only within the past 12 years have marine biologists come to learn about the eye-opening characteristics of mystifying sea worms that live and thrive on the bones of whale carcasses.

Distinguished UC San Diego Developmental Biologist Named Dean of Biological Sciences

June 20, 2013

William (Bill) McGinnis, a distinguished professor of cell and developmental biology at UC San Diego, has been named the Dean of its nationally renowned Division of Biological Sciences.

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