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Mandarin Makes You More Musical?


Mandarin makes you more musical – and at a much earlier age than previously thought. That’s the suggestion of a new study from the University of California San Diego. But hold on there, overachiever parents, don’t’ rush just yet to sign your...
18-Jan-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

$10.5 Million Gift Funds Center for Human Milk Research at UC San Diego


Breast milk is known to provide the best source of nutrition for newborns and infants, and for premature babies, it can be lifesaving. Yet much about the composition of human milk and what makes it so beneficial is still a mystery. To help...
12-Jan-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Capture Video of False Killer Whale’s Encounter with Longline

A team of researchers and fishermen used video and audio recordings to observe false killer whales removing fish from a longline fishing hook, a behavior known as depredation.
22-Dec-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

KC Claffy Among “10 Women to Know in Networking/Communications”


KC Claffy, principal investigator and founding director of the Center for Applied Internet Data Analysis (CAIDA) at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC), has been named to the second annual “10 Women in Networking/Communications That You...
20-Dec-2016 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UC San Diego Research Awarded $3.8 Million for Critical, Innovative Work


University of California San Diego researchers are leading three separate research projects, each involving faculty from across the UC system. A total of $3.79 million in grants from the University of California Multicampus Research and Programs...
15-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Big Data for Chemistry: New Method Helps Identify Antibiotics in Mass Spectrometry Datasets


An international team of computer scientists has for the first time developed a method to find antibiotics hidden in huge but still unexplored mass spectrometry datasets. They detailed their new method, called DEREPLICATOR, in the Oct. 31 issue of...
18-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Using Sound Waves to Move Liquids at the Nano Scale

A team of mechanical engineers at the University of California San Diego has successfully used acoustic waves to move fluids through small channels at the nanoscale. The breakthrough is a first step toward the manufacturing of small, portable...
17-Nov-2016 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

From the Rio Grande to the Mediterranean Sea


New research from the University of California San Diego finds the great migration surge of Mexico-born workers crossing into the United States is over—and will remain this way for years to come. Instead, the new migration hot spot will be workers...
17-Nov-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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UC San Diego Surgeon Heading to 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games


In two weeks, UC San Diego Health orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Sonya Ahmed will head to Lillehammer, Norway for the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games. Ahmed is a former elite athlete herself—competing internationally in gymnastics and in collegiate pole...
29-Jan-2016 3:05 PM EST

Founder of UC San Diego’s Dance Program Establishes $100,000 Endowment

Professor emerita Margaret C. Marshall, founder of the dance program at the University of California, San Diego, has established with her husband, Mark G. Marshall, a $100,000 endowment fund to continue the legacy of dance in the Division of Arts...
31-Oct-2013 3:10 PM EDT

University Experts Available to Discuss Charles Darwin and Evolution

The University of California, San Diego is hosting a series of events this spring to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin and to reflect on how his ideas continue to influence science. The University also has a list of...
30-Jan-2009 1:00 PM EST

One Year after California's Devastating 2007 Wildfires, Environmental and Health Effects of Smoke Better Understood


Description: Looking for an expert to talk on the upcoming anniversary of last October's wildfires? UC San Diego faculty are available to comment.
2-Oct-2008 3:00 PM EDT

Healthcare Systems Experts Discuss Campaign Issues

A nationally recognized healthcare policy expert at UC San Diego School of Medicine is available to discuss campaign issues related to healthcare plans/promises.
22-Aug-2008 1:00 PM EDT

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