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Biologists at the University of California, San Diego have identified an underlying biochemical mechanism that helps make cholera toxin so deadly, often resulting in life-threating diarrhea that causes people to lose as much as half of their body fluids in a single day.
A team of researchers from the University of California, San Diego, has received $3.8 million in grant and matching funds to design and build new 3D display technologies for visualizing big data from macroscopic to microscopic scales.
The University of California, San Diego is once again ranked one of the top 10 public universities in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. UC San Diego is ranked 9th best public university and 39th best university in the 2014 Best Colleges guidebook’s national college rankings that included 281 public, private and for-profit institutions.
In the years since the best-selling book “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” made the issue of informed consent and patient privacy a national topic of conversation, scientists and clinicians have continued to struggle to develop a comprehensive methodology for collecting and sharing data from patients and research subjects without jeopardizing their rights.
An innovative program of research and education addressing how interactions between air and sea influence the chemistry of the atmosphere will receive $20 million over the next five years from the National Science Foundation.
San Diegans will be reminded of the dangers of mixing alcohol and pregnancy thanks to a beverage coaster campaign led by the new Southern California chapter of the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, in partnership with University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.
The Southern California Clean Energy Technology Acceleration Program (SoCal TAP) selected four revolutionary research teams from the University of California, San Diego and University of Southern California to receive $180,000 each in commercialization awards as part of a program overseen by the von Liebig Entrepreneurism Center at UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering.
On first appearances, it might seem as if researchers at the University of California, San Diego Center for Networked Systems are working at cross-purposes to one another.
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego report a breakthrough in technology that could pave the way for digital systems to record, store, edit and replay information in a dimension that goes beyond what we can see or hear: touch.
Biologists at the University of California, San Diego have identified a new component of the cellular mechanism by which humans and animals automatically check the quality of their nerve cells to assure they’re working properly during development.
It’s not unusual for heated scientific debates to break out at the University of California, San Diego’s Qualcomm Institute. But nine-year-olds arguing about the history of aviation? That’s a little more unusual. The young students were visiting the Qualcomm Institute — the recently named UC San Diego division of the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2) — as part of a tour arranged for the Elementary Institute of Science (EIS).
A researcher at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine is among principal investigators at 10 California institutions receiving Early Translational IV Research grants, totaling $40 million, approved today by the governing board of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) at its meeting in San Diego.
New research by Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego climate scientists attributes the attenuation of a worldwide temperature increase to a cooling of eastern Pacific Ocean waters, one that counteracts the warming effect of greenhouse gases.