From prediction of algal blooms that could poison seafood to identification of subseafloor oil deposits to an effort for the military to borrow camouflage techniques from octopi, the cross-section of research presented at Scripps Institution of Oceanography Jan. 19 ran the gamut from practical to fantastical.
A full slate of guest speakers helped update UC San Diego's Academic Senate last Tuesday, with Vice Chancellor for Research Sandra Brown, Registrar William Haid and University Librarian Brian Schottlaender describing developments in key areas of campus life.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade negotiations recently took place at UC San Diego‘s School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IR/PS).
Marye Anne Fox, chancellor at the University of California, San Diego, runs one of the nation’s top 10 public universities—an academic powerhouse and economic engine with more than 29,000 students. Part of the chancellor’s job is to connect with the region’s community groups, governmental agencies…
UC San Diego’s ArtPower! teamed up with the Carlsbad Music Festival Jan. 27 at The Loft to co-commission bad black bottom kind, a new work performed by the Calder Quartet.
Emily Osga and Daisy Feder combined to score 33 points to lead the top-ranked UC San Diego women's basketball team to a convincing 77-52 victory over visiting Cal State Dominguez Hills in California Collegiate Athletic Association play on Saturday evening at RIMAC Arena.
Internet information giant Google updated ocean data in its Google Earth application this week, reflecting new bathymetry data assembled by Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, NOAA researchers and many other ocean mapping groups from around the world.
Ten elliptical machines at UC San Diego’s RIMAC Arena are now connected to the campus’s central power grid through an innovative new system that converts human energy into no-cost carbon-free electricity.
Jim Black is fighting the meanest, most aggressive, most common kind of brain tumor in the United States: recurrent glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). In the United States, each year, approximately 10,000 patients are affected by GBM. Now, a novel investigational device – available only…
Around the world coral reefs are facing threats brought by climate change and dramatic shifts in sea temperatures. While ocean warming has been the primary focus for scientists and ocean policy managers, cold events can also cause large-scale coral bleaching events.