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Artist Offers Dystopic Vision of New Life Emerging from Great Pacific Garbage Patch

January 18, 2017

Visitors to the gallery@calit2 on the University of California San Diego campus will be treated to a mind-expanding yet dystopic art show that asks a simple question: If life started today in our plastic debris-filled oceans, what kinds of life forms would emerge out of the contemporary primordial ooze? The…

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.

Four UC San Diego Faculty Members Named Alfred P. Sloan Foundation 2013 Fellows

February 28, 2013

…in bioinformatics and computational biology, with a special focus on computational mass spectrometry. His research aims to substantially improve the capabilities of proteomics discovery pipelines and could result in the development of novel drug therapeutics. Bandeira received a bachelor’s of science degree in computer science from New University of Lisbon,…

Deborah Zmarzly Named Interim Director at Birch Aquarium at Scripps

October 23, 2014

Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, has named Scripps alumna Deborah Zmarzly, Ph.D., as interim director. Zmarzly has been with Birch Aquarium since 1993, devoting more than 20 years to making science accessible and interpreting Scripps research for the public.

Bioengineered Marine Algae Expands Environments Where Biofuels Can Be Produced

November 26, 2012

Biologists at UC San Diego have demonstrated for the first time that marine algae can be just as capable as fresh water algae in producing biofuels. The scientists genetically engineered marine algae to produce five different kinds of industrially important enzymes and say the same process they used could be…

Study Reveals Ocean Acidification’s Effects on Shrimp Biology

June 1, 2015

A new study by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego researchers reveals that more carbon dioxide in seawater could lead to more calcium in shrimp exoskeletons and a decrease in their transparency.

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…

UC San Diego Celebrates Opening of Ted and Jean Scripps Marine Conservation and Technology Facility

June 6, 2023

The newly opened Ted and Jean Scripps Marine Conservation and Technology Facility at Scripps Institution of Oceanography is dedicated to marine biodiversity and conservation research, discovery and education.

Ultrasonic Antifouling Devices Found Damaging to Whales

October 31, 2022

Research off the coast of Mexico’s Guadalupe Island in the Pacific Ocean has revealed ultrasonic antifouling (UA) devices as a new form of noise pollution that threatens the habitats of whales and possibly other marine mammals.

Study Pinpoints Cellular Response to Pressure in Sea Star Embryos

May 7, 2024

…San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Stanford University’s Hopkins Marine Station, and the Institute of Biomedicine in Seville (IBiS) in Spain led the research, which is novel for its use of sea star embryos as model organisms in this context.

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