A team of scientists spent six months co-designing robots with informal caregivers for people with dementia, such as family members. They found that caregivers wanted the robots to support positive moments shared by caregivers and their loved ones; and lessen caregivers’ emotional burdens.
Yesterday evening (3/17) and this afternoon (3/18) UC San Diego Police (UCPD)was notified about a threat of violence to the UC San Diego campus written on the inside surfaces of three women's restroom doors.
New research from scientists at the University of California San Diego and the University of Michigan has opened a new chapter in the story about what happens between two key metabolic enzymes, setting chemical biologists on their own path to a new understanding of fatty acid biosynthesis.
University of California San Diego computer scientists have completed the first comprehensive evaluation of Intel’s new Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory Modules (Optane NVDIMMs). They found that Optane DIMMs can make key storage applications 17 times faster.
Yesterday was a tragic day in Christchurch, New Zealand when a gunman killed at least 49 people in attacks on two mosques. We are heartbroken over this horrific act and extend our thoughts and support to the Muslim community, and all those affected by this senseless act of hatred and violence.
Why do people around the world come to see some figures as so important, and how have their meanings changed over time? These questions lie at the heart of the new book “Icons of Dissent: The Global Resonance of Che, Marley, Tupac, and Bin Laden.” Author Jeremy Prestholdt explains more in this Q&A.
A new paper by UC San Diego researchers hypothesizes a possible link between cancer-causing viruses.
When she was first transitioning from postdoctoral trainee to assistant professor in the UC San Diego School of Medicine, María Marquine, originally from Uruguay, found the many types of faculty—tenure-track, adjunct, in-residence, clinical and so on—confusing. So too were the “rules” for promotion…
In the 1960s, Ernesto “Che” Guevara became an international symbol of radicalism, solidarity and revolution. In the ’90s, his image was revived as both a rebellious role model and a nostalgic fashion symbol. Significant changes also occurred in society’s memory of musicians Bob Marley and Tupac…
Gliding through the water with the slow hypnotic beat of their fins, the otherworldly manta rays are a perfect combination of size and grace. These plankton-eating marvels can reach up to 23 feet in wingspan as adults. Yet despite being so conspicuous, these gentle giants are notoriously hard to access…