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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

New U.S. Robotics Roadmap Calls for Increased Regulations, Education and Research

A new U.S. Robotics Roadmap released Oct. 31 calls for better policy frameworks to safely integrate new technologies, such as self-driving cars and commercial drones, into everyday life. The document also advocates for increased research efforts in...
2-Nov-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UC San Diego Receives $2.5 Million Gift to Honor Late Scripps Oceanography Director


For the past three years, Joy Frieman has been searching to find a suitable way to honor her late husband, Edward A. Frieman, former director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. Noting that, “Ed was one of the very early people...
31-Oct-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Live Long and… Facebook?


Is social media good for you, or bad? Well, it’s complicated. A study of 12 million Facebook users suggests that using Facebook is associated with living longer – when it serves to maintain and enhance your real-world social ties.
27-Oct-2016 8:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Private Support to UC San Diego Totals a Record-Breaking $213 Million


In fiscal year 2015-16, the University of California San Diego received nearly 46,000 gifts totaling $212.9 million to help ensure the university’s position as an academic and research powerhouse.
28-Oct-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UC San Diego Scientists Advocate Combining Technical and Social Expertise to Combat Climate Change


Less than two weeks before global leaders meet in Marrakech, Morocco at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, scientists from the University of California San Diego offer their expert advice: bring scientists and policy makers...
28-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT 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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