Internet information giant Google updated ocean data in its Google Earth application this week, reflecting new bathymetry data assembled by Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, NOAA researchers and many other ocean mapping groups from around the world.
Ten elliptical machines at UC San Diego’s RIMAC Arena are now connected to the campus’s central power grid through an innovative new system that converts human energy into no-cost carbon-free electricity.
Jim Black is fighting the meanest, most aggressive, most common kind of brain tumor in the United States: recurrent glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). In the United States, each year, approximately 10,000 patients are affected by GBM. Now, a novel investigational device – available only…
Around the world coral reefs are facing threats brought by climate change and dramatic shifts in sea temperatures. While ocean warming has been the primary focus for scientists and ocean policy managers, cold events can also cause large-scale coral bleaching events.
Mike Baskes, Nathan C. Gianneschi, Alireza Salehi Golsefidy, Juan C. Lasheras, Roger P. Levy, Philippe Manoury, and Robert Skelton
A series of exhibits and events in celebration of Black History month will be held during winter and into spring quarter at UC San Diego’s Geisel Library. All events are free and open to the public.
Interactive demonstrations and exciting speakers, ranging from skateboard legend Tony Hawk to icon of engineering Irwin Jacobs, get students excited about science and engineering
Alumnus Tim Lee wasn't supposed to be a comedian. A biologist by training, he graduated in 1993 magna cum laude from UC San Diego with honors in biology. He went on to complete his Ph.D. at UC Davis. He spent years developing simulation and analytical models of population dynamics before he discovered…
Improving fire-fighting techniques in space and getting a better understanding of fuel combustion here on Earth are the focus of a series of experiments on the International Space Station, led by a professor at the Jacobs School of Engineering at the University of California, San Diego.
The University of California, San Diego will honor the history and accomplishments of African-American women for the university’s celebration of Black History Month. The theme for 2012 is “Black Women in American History––Our History, Our Journey, Our Legacy.”