According to a new Cell study, extra DNA scooped up and copied alongside cancer-causing genes helps keep tumors going — elements that could represent new drug targets for brain tumors and other cancers notoriously difficult to treat.
On the heels of the Trump administration’s formal withdrawal of the United States from the Paris climate accord, more than 11,000 climate scientists signed a declaration calling climate change an "emergency" and urging for new ways to measure the effects of global warming.
Think back to your childhood days when mom whipped up a steaming pot of her delicious chicken soup. On a fall or winter day, as the smell filled the room, your taste buds started dancing even before you reached for a spoonful. Would you still be excited if she served it on a sweltering summer day?
The University of California San Diego celebrated the groundbreaking of its newest engineering building, Franklin Antonio Hall, on Friday. The building is designed for active learning, collaborative research and the transfer of innovation to society.
From a place to freely collaborate to existing as a “living laboratory” for students, a new commitment to arts on campus brought the community together Nov. 14 in an effort to help shape the University Art Gallery’s exciting—and student-focused—future.
If all of your conversations are fulfilling and none are ever fraught, you can stop reading now— this story isn’t for you. If you’re like the rest of us and sometimes find yourself wishing you could have better conversations, however, then you’re in the right place.
The Red Chair was a central component in CSE’s first annual Celebration of Diversity. The idea came from the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT), part of their Sit With Me Campaign. When CSE’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee’s Awareness Subcommittee started planning…
UC San Diego researchers describe how circular extrachromosomal DNA in cancer cells boosts aggressiveness and resistance to therapies.
Engineers have developed a touchscreen app to teach students how to sketch 2D projections and 3D views freehand. This teaches students spatial visualization--the ability to think in 3D. This skill is important in many STEM fields, from Computer-Aided-Design to using ultrasound for medical procedures
Opening Nov. 20 for a limited run, the second production in the Department of Theatre and Dance fall season is “Man in Love,” a “horror and hope” play about race, love and terror. First time directing at UC San Diego, Stephen Buescher said students are easily early career artists.