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Chronicle of Higher Ed Names UC San Diego One of Nation’s Most Generous Colleges

In a recent listing published by The Chronicle of Higher Education, the University of California San Diego is ranked 14th among the nation’s top 20 four-year public institutions that raised the most in private donations in the 2018 fiscal year,...
13-Feb-2019 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Researchers Flood Boundaries of Chemistry

The Paesani Research Group works to collect data on the properties of materials like water, apply it to machine learning, optimize the material through modifications based on simulations and then synthesize an ideal material that could be used, for...
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How breast tissue stiffening promotes breast cancer development

By examining how mammary cells respond in a stiffness-changing hydrogel, researchers discovered that several pathways work together to signal breast cells to turn cancerous. The work could inspire new approaches to treating patients and inhibiting...
12-Feb-2019 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Three UC San Diego Playwrights to Receive World Premieres at Prestigious Humana New Play Festival

Three new works selected for this year’s prestigious Humana Festival of New American Plays were written by University of California San Diego playwrights, marking the first time three UC San Diego MFA students and alumni have had their work...
11-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Big-Picture Research links Growth of Galaxies, Black Holes

UC San Diego’s Alison Coil and colleagues James Aird (University of Leicester, UK) and Antonis Georgakakis (National Observatory of Athens) recently published research findings to reveal how supermassive black holes are growing at the center of...
8-Feb-2019 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Biochemists make ‘Elbow Room’ for Nanostructures with new Toolkit

New findings published in “Nature Communications” could apply to the manufacture of self-assembling nanomaterials and the creation of environmentally responsive sensors. This could lead to new methods for making nanoscale devices and more...
6-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


SDSC Researchers Team with UNICEF for Liberian Schools Project

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has been working with researchers at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) and other parts of UC San Diego to determine the location of existing Liberian schools to provide them with resources and...
4-Feb-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Researchers limit experimental Free Will to fake Quantum Entanglement

Researchers derived a new set of modified Bell inequalities that apply to cases in which either or both experimenters have only limited freedom to select measurements. They constructed local realist models that mimicked predictions of quantum theory...
1-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Scripps Oceanographer Lynne Talley Available to Comment on the Topic of Atlantic Ocean Circulation

11-Apr-2018 5:05 PM EDT


Northern CA Wildfires Generate 1.5 Million Views of UC San Diego’s ‘Firemap’ Resource

A web-based tool recently developed by UC San Diego researchers under an NSF grant to perform data-driven predictive modeling and real-time tracking of fires has already been viewed about one million times and generated more than 115,000 unique...
13-Oct-2017 4:05 PM EDT


UC San Diego Scientists Garner National High-Risk, High-Reward Awards

Emma Farley, an assistant professor at UC San Diego’s Division of Biological Sciences and School of Medicine, has been awarded the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award. Melissa Gymrek, an assistant professor in the School of Medicine and...
5-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT


Structural Engineer Available for Interviews About Damage in Mexico Earthquake.

20-Sep-2017 1:05 PM EDT

Saving the World, One Robot Swarm-Infested Hurricane at a Time

11-Sep-2017 6:05 PM EDT

Seismologists Available to Discuss North Korea 6.3 Seismic Event

3-Sep-2017 3:05 PM EDT

Researcher Available to Discuss Impact of Solar Eclipse on Solar Power Generation

16-Aug-2017 7:05 AM EDT

Engineering Professors and Graduate Students Talk Nanotechnology and AI at San Diego Comic-Con

19-Jul-2017 4:05 PM EDT

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