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Climate Change Exacerbating Gastrointestinal Problems in Children

January 10, 2023

Researchers at UC San Diego report that “precipitation shocks,” whether droughts or flood-causing rains, can increase rates of diarrheal diseases among children in tropical low-to- middle-income countries.

Pharming the Microbiome

January 24, 2023

The gut microbiome plays a critical but poorly understood role in how drugs work or don’t work in the body. It also presents therapeutic possibilities unto itself.

A Star is Born: Images of Nearby Galaxies Provide Clues About Star Formation

February 16, 2023

As part of the JWST Cycle 1 Treasury Program, researchers from UC San Diego have released their findings on polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the interstellar medium of nearby galaxies.

(Re)introducing John

February 23, 2023

Get to know the rich history and future plans of new vice chancellor for Health Sciences, John M. Carethers.

UC San Diego Receives $15M Cryptocurrency Donation, Largest for Research on Airborne Pathogens

March 7, 2023

UC San Diego has received a $15M cryptocurrency gift, directed by Vitalik Buterin, to establish the Meta-Institute for Airborne Disease in a Changing Climate.

Complex Learned Social Behavior Discovered in Bee’s ‘Waggle Dance’

March 9, 2023

Researchers have discovered early social learning in insects. They found signaling communicated by honey bees about food sources—transmitted through a “waggle dance”—is an intricate form of social learning and one of the most complex known examples of non-human spatial referential communication.

New Study Provides First Comprehensive Look at Oxygen Loss on Coral Reefs

March 16, 2023

A new study is providing an unprecedented examination of oxygen loss on coral reefs around the globe under ocean warming. Led by researchers at UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography, the study captures the current state of hypoxia—or low oxygen levels—at 32 different sites.

Why Subvariants of the SARS-CoV-2 Virus Accelerated the Pandemic

March 22, 2023

UC San Diego researchers describe why SARS-CoV-2 subvariants spread more rapidly than the original virus strain, and how an early treatment might have made people more susceptible to future infections.

Biodegradable Polymer System Offers New Hope for Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis

April 4, 2023

A team led by engineers at the University of California San Diego has developed a biodegradable polymer system to treat rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune and inflammatory disease, by working in concert with the power of the human immune system.

Dissecting the Circadian Clock in Real Time

March 29, 2023

Researchers have advanced our understanding of the circadian clock, the biological cycle that synchronizes with light-dark exposure. They recently developed a method to study how the circadian clock synchronizes with the environment in real time, revealing surprises about the clock’s mechanisms.

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