Drought and overpopulation helped destroy Assyrian Empire, study says. Researchers see parallels with modern Syria and Iraq, and caution other regions also facing weather stresses.
10-Nov-2014 3:00 PM EST
Pharmaceutical companies will collaborate with researchers at the University of California, San Diego to provide previously unreleased proprietary data for drug discovery through a new $3.7 million effort funded by the National Institutes for...
9-Oct-2014 4:00 PM EDT
Dogs exhibit jealous behaviors. The first experimental test of jealousy in dogs supports the view that the emotion evolved to protect social bonds from interlopers.
21-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT
If you consider your friends family, you may be on to something. A study from the University of California, San Diego, and Yale University finds that friends who are not biologically related still resemble each other genetically.
11-Jul-2014 8:00 AM EDT
Biologists at UC San Diego have found the “missing link” in the chemical system that enables animal cells to produce ribosomes—the thousands of protein “factories” contained within each cell that manufacture all of the proteins needed to...
23-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT
The California budget signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on June 20 creates a statewide research grants program called Cal-BRAIN, an initiative led by UC San Diego. With an initial allocation of $2 million, Cal-BRAIN is a state complement to the federal...
23-Jun-2014 7:00 AM EDT
The National Science Foundation today announced a five-year, $4 million “Frontier” award to tackle the challenge of time in cyber-physical systems (CPS) -- engineered systems that are built from and depend upon the seamless integration of...
13-Jun-2014 2:00 PM EDT
The Health Data Exploration project, from the University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego) and the University of California, Irvine (UCI), has been awarded a $1.9 million grant from the& Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), to create a...
2-Jun-2014 4:00 PM EDT
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
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
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