Researchers at the Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind at UC San Diego have developed a technique for imaging brain activity in a freely walking fruit fly. Working with one of the most common model organisms in science, the team shows for the first time what goes on in the brain of the fly during courtship…
What can you do about climate change? The better question might be: What can we? University of California San Diego researchers show in a new study that framing the issue collectively is significantly more effective than emphasis on personal responsibility.
The University of California San Diego is named the 35th best university in the world, according to Times Higher Education which released its World Reputation Rankings today. The campus moved up five spots compared to last year’s list.
After World War II came to an end in 1945, the mass killing and sheer devastation wrought by the Nazis off the battlefield began to emerge in shocking detail. Some 11 million civilians—both Jews and non-Jews, including about 1.5 million children—were killed during the Holocaust.
Proyecto Costa Escondida (or Hidden Coast Project), co-led by researchers at CISA3, is an investigation of environmental and ecological factors that affected ancient Maya ports in a network of trade routes linking people, goods and ideas from across Mesoamerica.
Founded in 1780, the academy convenes leaders from the academic, business and government sectors to respond to challenges facing the nation and the world. Previous members have included George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Daniel Webster, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Margaret Mead, and Martin Luther King Jr.
Have you had the experience of being just on the verge of saying something when the phone rang? Did you then forget what it is you were going to say? A study of the brain’s electrical activity offers a new explanation of how that happens. Published in Nature Communications, the study comes from the…
Today, the White House will be honoring University of California San Diego student Meghan Yap, one of 10 students from across the country being recognized as an “It’s On Us White House Champion of Change.” The event is part of a series of campaigns happening around the country in recognition of…
UC San Diego campus community will celebrate Earth Month throughout April to educate and raise awareness about sustainability, climate change and the impact of policy on the environment.
The app, which provides users with wait times to enter the United States from its northern and southern borders at 70 different points of entry, is believed to be the first developed for the Apple Watch by UC San Diego researchers