UC San Diego chemical biology researchers achieve the first, efficient, enzyme-free, watery creation of natural phospholipids, opening new routes for lipid synthesis in artificial cells and providing insights for sustainable chemistry.
The transport of nine types of plastics floating in Lake Erie was modeled in studies that used SDSC's Comet supercomputer to create a 3D model of invasive plastic particles.
Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awardee and Distinguished Professor Mario Molina will be remembered for dedicating his life to research and working to protect our environment.
UC San Diego’s Center for Energy Research has been awarded two grants from the Department of Energy for research focused on developing environment-friendly and cost-competitive energy sources and systems.
Dr. Angela Scioscia, interim executive director for Student Health and Wellness, answers questions about testing, how soon to get tested after potential exposure, what sensations might arise during the test and what to expect at a drive-up testing site.
A new study validates the accuracy in predicting the first wave, but weakness in forecasting ‘trailing’ waves. Ignacio Sepulveda Oyarzun, a postdoctoral fellow at Scripps Oceanography who himself survived the 2010 Chile earthquake, and colleagues found a weakness based on inaccurate estimates of…
New research from the University of California San Diego reveals that Democratic control of state houses leads to substantial improvement in women’s incomes, wages and unemployment relative to men.
The launch of the Institute for Materials Discovery and Design at UC San Diego featured a keynote address by Nobel Laureate Stanley Whittingham and researches shared how materials science can help provide solutions for climate change, public health and equal access to food and water.
On Sept. 9, a record-breaking Digital Day of Giving fundraiser was held by The Preuss School, the charter middle and high school located on the UC San Diego campus. More than $595,000 was raised to help fulfill the promise made to each scholar—that they will achieve a university education, elevate…
UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers report that older adults are increasingly using cannabis to treat a variety of common health conditions, including pain, sleep disturbances and psychiatric conditions like anxiety and depression.