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Ready for Liftoff

April 15, 2021

…McArthur was a volunteer diver at Birch Aquarium at Scripps. She’s seen here with fellow volunteer Richard Harden during her last dive inside the aquarium’s 70,000-gallon Giant Kelp Tank on Aug. 8, 2000. While an undergraduate, McArthur participated in UCLA’s Human Powered Submarine Project and was part of a team…

New Sports Medicine Chief Catherine Robertson Personalizes Athlete Care at UC San Diego Health

January 18, 2018

Catherine M. Robertson, MD, has been named chief of Sports Medicine at UC San Diego Health. Robertson, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in treating injuries of the shoulder, knee and hip, will further enhance UC San Diego Health’s reputation for customizing innovative, evidenced-based care for all athletes — from…

Engineer’s Lifelong Dream of Becoming an Astronaut Comes True

June 8, 2017

An alumnus of the University of California San Diego is part of the new class of astronauts NASA announced June 7, 2017. Robb Kulin earned his master’s and PhD degrees in materials science from UC San Diego. He made nearly every decision in his career with an eye toward going…

Study Finds Parrotfish are Critical to Coral Reef Health

January 23, 2017

In the new study, published in the Jan. 23 issue of the journal Nature Communication, Scripps researchers Katie Cramer and Richard Norris developed a 3,000-year record of the abundance of parrotfish and urchins on reefs from the Caribbean side of Panama to help unravel the cause of the alarming modern-day…

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…

Researchers Capture First Glimpse of Ruby Seadragons in the Wild

January 13, 2017

Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego and the Western Australian Museum capture on video the first-ever field sightings of the newly discovered third species of seadragon. As they observed two Ruby Seadragons on video for nearly 30 minutes, the scientists uncovered new details…

UC San Diego Researchers Discover Human Burials and Artifacts in Ancient Mycenaean Tomb

May 17, 2017

The field researchers also collected paleo-environmental data concerning climate and environmental change during the Late Bronze Age.

Central Pacific Coral Reef Shows Remarkable Recovery Despite Two Warm-Water Events

July 7, 2022

A new 10-year study from Palmyra Atoll in the remote central Pacific Ocean shows that reefs outside the reach of local human impacts can recover from bleaching.

Expanding Treatment Options for Severe Brain Trauma

July 23, 2020

…decompression sickness resulting from scuba diving or wounds that resist healing, such as those resulting from some types of cancer radiation treatment or from complications of diabetes. Researchers at UC San Diego Health have joined a national research study called Hyperbaric Oxygen Brain Injury Treatment (HOBIT) to assess whether the…

Competition Heats up for UC San Diego’s Graduate Student Recruitment

June 19, 2012

…to sea and research-based SCUBA diving,” said Frieder, a recipient of several fellowships. “I hope that my research will make great strides in understanding how changing ocean climates will affect marine populations, with an emphasis on the local coastal habitats of San Diego.” Continue reading “Graduate Students Critical to UC…

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