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Did Gonorrhea Give Us Grandparents?

July 18, 2022

UC San Diego researchers tracked the evolution of a gene variant that supports cognitive health in older humans, but may have first emerged to protect against bacteria.

A Smartphone’s Camera and Flash Could Help People Measure Blood Oxygen Levels at Home

September 19, 2022

Monitoring the amount of oxygen in your blood could one day be done using your smartphone, shows a study by the University of California San Diego and University of Washington. This could help patients keep an eye on conditions that make it harder to absorb oxygen, such as asthma and…

New Algorithms Help Four-Legged Robots Run in the Wild

October 4, 2022

A new system of algorithms developed by UC San Diego engineers enables four-legged robots to walk and run on challenging terrain while avoiding both static and moving obstacles. The work could help build robots for search and rescue missions or collect information in hard to access environments.

Study: Time-Restricted Eating Improves Cardiovascular Health for Firefighters

October 4, 2022

In a recent collaborative effort, physicians with UC San Diego Health and scientists at the Salk Institute reported a form of intermittent fasting, called time-restricted eating, improved the health of study participants who had been diagnosed with metabolic syndrome.

‘Leaky’ Activity of Mutated Enzyme Underlies Neurodegenerative Disease

October 3, 2022

UC San Diego study finds enhanced PKCγ activity drives spinocerebellar ataxia type 14; suggests inhibiting the enzyme may have therapeutic potential

Passion and Persistence Fuel Biotech Startup

November 15, 2022

The startup AquilX seeks to commercialize a wearable device that offers a “lab under the skin.” But for Farshad Tehrani, the firm represents so much more.

Conference on Mathematical Theory of Deep Neural Networks (DNN) at Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute

December 6, 2022

On Nov 17-18, 2022, HDSI held its first in-person DeepMath conference on campus since the pandemic, which included several HDSI faculty, postdocs and graduate students. This was the fifth iteration of the conference, which had been hosted virtually during the previous two years.

Healthy Democracy Requires Trust – These 3 Things Could Start to Restore Voters’ Declining Faith

December 15, 2022

The 2022 U.S. midterm elections ran relatively smoothly and faced few consequential accusations of fraud or mismanagement. Yet many Americans don’t trust this essential element of a democracy.

UC San Diego Health Named Center of Excellence for Polycystic Kidney Disease

December 13, 2022

UC San Diego Health has been named a Center of Excellence for polycystic kidney disease (PKD) by the PKD Foundation – the leading advocacy group dedicated to finding treatments and a cure for PKD. UC San Diego Health is one of just 28 institutions nationwide to receive this designation.

Can COP Keep up with an Evolving Climate Effort?

December 15, 2022

Another United Nations climate conference (COP) has come and gone, leaving the world to scratch its head over what was accomplished. The annual conference has ballooned over the years into a massive climate festival: nearly 50,000 people — an all-time record — taking part.

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