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Chancellor’s Fellowship Challenge Empowers Future Leaders at the Rady School of Management

The importance of graduate fellowships cannot be overstated for students who want to break through financial barriers and access advanced degrees. “Without the support of a fellowship, there is no way I would be able to attend the Rady School of...
18-Jul-2024 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Fareed Zakaria of CNN to Speak on U.S.-China Relations at UC San Diego on Aug. 7

Fareed Zakaria, host of the renowned CNN program “Fareed Zakaria GPS,” will deliver the 2024 Susan Shirk Lecture on U.S.-China Relations at 5 p.m. on Wed., Aug. 7, on the UC San Diego campus. The event is free and open to the public and part of...
18-Jul-2024 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Identify Brain Circuits Tied to the Behavior of Schooling Fish

UC San Diego researchers have uncovered the roots of group behavior in the brains of schooling fish. Glassfish, they found, depend on their sense of vision to coordinate social swimming behavior in schools and increase their ability to follow...
17-Jul-2024 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Learning dance moves could help humanoid robots work better with humans

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have trained a humanoid robot to perform a variety of expressive movements, from simple dance routines to gestures like waving, high-fiving and hugging, all while maintaining a steady gait on...
11-Jul-2024 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A simple firmware update completely hides a device’s Bluetooth fingerprint

A smartphone's unique Bluetooth fingerprint could be used to track the device's user--until now. A team of researchers have developed a simple firmware update that can completely hide the Bluetooth fingerprint, eliminating the vulnerability. The...
9-Jul-2024 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Stem Cell-Derived Therapy Shows Promise Against Treatment-Resistant Liver Cancer

Discover research from UC San Diego showing how stem cell-derived therapy, targeting treatment-resistant liver cancer through genetically modified NK cells, offers promising new avenues for immunotherapy.
9-Jul-2024 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Not So Selfish After All: Viruses Use Freeloading Genes as Weapons

Certain pieces of DNA have been labeled as “selfish genetic elements” due to notions that they don’t contribute to a host organism’s survival. Instead, researchers have now discovered that these elements have been weaponized and play a...
2-Jul-2024 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UC San Diego Expert on Violence Assesses Police Brutality and Mass Shootings in America

Tage Rai is a psychologist and assistant professor of management at UC San Diego’s Rady School of Management who studies ethics and violence. He co-authored the book "Virtuous Violence" outlining research which finds that most acts of violence are...
23-Feb-2023 2:15 PM EST

Your Questions, Answered: Examining Mistrust and Vaccines

On Feb. 22, the University of California San Diego brought together a panel of industry experts and esteemed faculty to kick off the university’s “Evenings of Nonconventional Wisdom” online event series hosted in celebration of the...
19-Mar-2021 5:20 PM EDT

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Does Remote Instruction Make Cheating Easier?

Today, colleges across the nation are making critical decisions for the coming academic year. For some, all courses will be online; for others, the decision may be to have some classes offered in person, and the rest conducted in remote or hybrid...
14-Jul-2020 7:35 PM EDT

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