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Changing Strategies to Save Nature

The UC San Diego Institute for Practical Ethics welcomes environmental journalist Emma Marris to campus April 24 for an optimistic talk about new methods in conservation, the second keynote address for the new campus institute.
17-Apr-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Researchers improve method to recycle and renew used cathodes from lithium-ion batteries

UC San Diego researchers have improved their recycling process that regenerates degraded cathodes from spent lithium-ion batteries. The new process is safer and uses less energy than their previous method in restoring cathodes to their original...
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‘Magic Angle’ Offers New Way to Study Jelly States of Genes

Using liquid in a solid-state NMR experiment, UC San Diego researchers show which parts of a protein are involved in the formation of the jelly-like state and that other nuclear components can modulate the jelly state, providing a way to regulate...
15-Apr-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


UC San Diego celebrates contemporary literature in New Writing Series

The UC San Diego Department of Literature’s New Writing Series has introduced hundreds of writers to the greater San Diego community since 1986, and this year’s spring speakers encompass a wide range of up-and-coming and established authors....
12-Apr-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


UC San Diego Philosophy Professor Awarded $1.2 Million Grant to Advance Research on Free Will and Responsibility

University of California San Diego Department of Philosophy professor Manuel Vargas and Santiago Amaya of the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia have been awarded a $1.2 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation to advance...
11-Apr-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Next-generation Gene Drive Arrives

Scientists developed a new version of a gene drive that spreads favorable genetic variants, also known as “alleles,” throughout a population. The new “allelic drive” is equipped with a guide RNA that directs CRISPR to cut undesired variants...
10-Apr-2019 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Pesticide Cocktail Can Harm Honey Bees

A series of tests conducted over several years by UC San Diego scientists has shown for the first time that the pesticide Sivanto could pose a range of threats to honey bees depending on seasonality, bee age and use in combination with common...
10-Apr-2019 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Melissa Cragin Joins SDSC’s Research Data Services Group

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California San Diego announced today the appointment of Melissa Cragin as Chief Strategist for SDSC’s Research Data Services (RDS) group, effective immediately.
8-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT 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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