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News Archive - May 10,2018

  • A Living Legend

    The congressman from Georgia’s high ethical standards and moral principles have won him the admiration of many of his colleagues on both sides of the aisle in the United States Congress. As a devoted advocate of nonviolent activism, he’s inspired millions of Americans. And as UC San Diego’s 2018…

  • Scientists Sniff Out How the ‘Nose Knows’

    UC San Diego physicist Massimo Vergassola, physics graduate student Gautam Reddy and the lab group of Venkatesh Murthy at Harvard explain their research in a paper titled, "Antagonism in olfactory receptor neurons and its implications for the perception of odor mixtures,” published April 24 in “eLife.”…

  • Stamp Ceremony to Commemorate Pioneering Spirit of Sally Ride

    In December 2017, the U.S. Postal Service announced that Sally Ride would be commemorated on a Forever stamp in 2018 along with other icons including rock ‘n’ roll hero John Lennon; legendary singer and actress Lena Horne; and beloved children’s television host Fred Rogers.

  • We Need You: Join All of Us to Advance Precision Medicine

    That’s the goal of the All of Us Research Program, which officially opened for public enrollment this week. Led by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), All of Us is an unprecedented effort to gather genetic, biological, environmental, health and lifestyle data from 1 million or more volunteer participants…