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Reduced Heart Rate Variability May Indicate Greater Vulnerability to PTSD

September 10, 2015

…longitudinal study of U.S. Marines suggests that reduced heart rate variability – the changing time interval between heartbeats – may be a contributing risk factor for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The findings are reported in the September 9 online issue of JAMA Psychiatry by researchers at the University of California,…

Preuss Graduates Reach for the Stars

June 7, 2022

The Preuss School UC San Diego’s Class of 2022 will be honored at an in-person ceremony on June 16. Among the 116 graduates, 96% were admitted to a four-year university and all will be the first in their family to graduate from college.

Sweet Baby Rays

March 14, 2019

…Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary. Photo by G.P. Schmahl/FGBNMS Sweet Baby Rays Alumnus uncovers first-known manta ray nursery Gliding through the water with the slow hypnotic beat of their fins, the otherworldly manta rays are a perfect combination of size and grace. These plankton-eating marvels can reach up to…

Scripps Scientists to be Honored with Prestigious International Biology Award

January 21, 2015

Linda and Nick Holland, marine biologists based at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego since 1987 and 1966, respectively, have been selected to receive one of the world’s most prestigious awards in the field of evolutionary biology.

Marine Bacteria Are Natural Source of Chemical Fire Retardants

June 29, 2014

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered a widely distributed group of marine bacteria that produce compounds nearly identical to toxic man-made fire retardants.

Prominent Marine Ecologist to Receive Prestigious Cody Award from Scripps

May 15, 2012

A marine ecologist known for his work on community ecology and chemical ecology has been selected to receive the 2012 Robert L. and Bettie P. Cody Award in Ocean Sciences from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. Mark Hay, Teasley Professor of Environmental Biology and co-director of the…

Species Named for Scripps Founding Benefactor

April 4, 2018

…including Greg Rouse, a marine biologist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego, selected Scripps founding benefactor Ellen Browning Scripps as the namesake of a newly described millimeter-long marine worm found in La Jolla. The team described the species Trilobodrilus ellenscrippsae in the European Journal…

“Bizarre” Yoda Acorn Worm Makes Top 10 Marine Species List

March 23, 2023

A team of marine scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego described a new acorn worm species, Yoda demiankoopi, in a paper published in 2022. Now the deep-sea worm is among the top 10 new marine species acknowledged by the World Register of Marine Species.

Hellman Fellowships Provide Early-Career Funding for 12 UC San Diego Faculty Members

May 14, 2015

…Hellman Faculty Fellows are: Biological Sciences, Engineering, Marine Sciences and Physical Sciences: Marco Aburto Oropeza, marine biology research division Boubacar Kante, electrical and computer engineering Darren Lipomi, nanoengineering Rayan Saab, mathematics Chih-Ying Su, neurobiology Jennifer Taylor, marine biology research division Roy Wollman, chemistry and biochemistry Arts and Humanities and Social…

What Elephant Seals Can Tell Us About Using Carbon Monoxide to Heal

April 4, 2016

In a new study, most marine mammals were found to exhale carbon monoxide at levels equivalent to or greater than the amount exhaled by a several-packs-a-day smoker.

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