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Scripps Researchers Find Clear Evidence Of Human-Produced Warming In World's Oceans
Scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, and their colleagues have produced the first clear evidence of human-produced warming in the world's oceans, a finding they say removes much of the uncertainty associated with debates about global warming. More
UCSD Marks Major Milestone With Premier Groundbreaking In Science Research Park
La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology (LIAI) and Gemini Science, an LIAI industrial partner, broke ground today on the first facility to be built in the new University of California, San Diego Science Research Park. This project ushers in a new era in scientific collaboration, bringing together world-renowned research scientists and clinicians in a unique new environment on campus. More
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A rollerblading engineering student threaded through a sea of more conservatively attired colleagues, all hoping to line up an interview for an internship or job with any of the 20 corporations participating in a student career fair February 15 at UCSD's Price Center. Wearing a black T-shirt and torn jeans, Scott Perry, a UCSD junior majoring in computer science, looked as if he was on his way to X Games Nine instead of UCSD's eighth annual Disciplines of Engineering Career Fair (DECaF). A black bandana covered chin-length brown hair that Perry plans to donate to Locks of Love, a charity that turns hair into wigs for young cancer patients. More
Alumni And Students Gather In Sacramento
For Annual 'UC Day 2005' With Local Legislators
Eighteen UCSD alumni and two UCSD students were joined by Chancellor Marye Anne Foxe when they gathered in Sacramento Feb. 15 to meet San Diego area legislators and bring a message of the university's importance to the state. More
California Researchers Collaborate
With Perlegen Sciences On Map Of
Human Genetic Variation Across Populations
Computer scientists at two research centers affiliated with the University of California have teamed with biologists from Perlegen Sciences, Inc., to map key genetic signposts across three human populations. Their study - published in the Feb. 18 issue of Science - could make widely accessible the analysis of human variation based on whole-genome data, and speed efforts to pinpoint DNA variations that are associated with disease or with how patients respond differently to drugs. More
Controversial Dates Of Biblical Edom Reassessed
In Results From New Archeological Research
New archeological research from modern-day Jordan indicates the biblical nation of Edom existed at least as early as the 10th Century B.C., the era of kings David and Solomon, and adds to the controversy over the historical accuracy of the Old Testament. The full results of the 2002 excavation, by a team of international scholars, at the site of Khirat en-Nahas (or "ruins of copper" in Arabic), are reported in the current issue of the British journal Antiquity. More
Rekindle the Romance
Valentine's Day is a day to give chocolate, flowers and a kiss. For some, it's also a good time to reflect on the strengths and weaknesses of their relationship. About a dozen staff members gathered for a lunch meeting on Feb. 14 to do just that. More
Storytelling with Ira Glass
Price Center Ballroom went dark on Saturday evening, Feb. 12, only to be filled with the voice of Ira Glass, radio producer and host of National Public Radio's This American Life. "There's an advantage to not seeing," he said. "There's an intimacy of just hearing someone's voice." As the lights came up, he sat on stage, looked out at the audience and said, "You all look nothing like I expected." More
A Desperate Injection of Stem Cells and Hope
Los Angeles Times
2.20.05
Greenhouse Gases 'Do Warm Oceans'
BBC News
02.17.05
How Shy is Too Shy?
Los Angeles Times
2.22.05
Stem Cell Researchers Make
Gains in Removing Mouse Molecules
USA Today
02.18.05
Dangerous Smuggling Strains Arizona Hospitals
NPR
2.20.05
La Jolla Playhouse's `Spectacles'
Explores Kids' Fears, Fantasies
San Diego Union-Tribune
02.19.05
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Exploring Our
Solar System
Sally Ride

This children's book, written with Tam O'Shaughnessy, offers an introduction to our solar system, with each chapter being a planetary tour. Facts are written in simple, straightforward language. Visuals include images from space, charts that contrast the planets' properties, and artists' renderings of unattainable space views and imagined explorations. Throughout, planets are explained in wider context. More

 


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