A novel study involving fruit flies and mice has allowed biologists to identify two critical genes responsible for congenital heart defects in individuals with Down syndrome, a major cause of infant mortality and death in people born with this genetic disorder.
UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center experts have performed San Diego’s first-ever coronary revascularization procedure using a hybrid operating room, the only facility of its kind in the region. The state-of-the-art operating room allows patients to be treated in one place at one time without…
Human memory has historically defied precise scientific description, its biological functions broadly but imperfectly defined in psychological terms.
James Andreoni, Diana Deutsch, Ayelet Gneezy, William Kuperman, Robert Pinkel, Nicholas Spitzer, and Joel Watson
Area 51: It’s the most well-known secret facility ever created, a world-renowned military installation whose mere mention immediately conjures images of aliens, top secret technology and vast government conspiracies.
Junior midfielder Jessica Wi scored in the 70th minute to lift the seventh-ranked UC San Diego women's soccer team to a 1-0 victory over San Francisco State in a California Collegiate Athletic Association matchup on Friday evening at Triton Soccer Field.
Jacobs School alum develops better way to light and animate hair for Disney movies
It’s not every day that computer science students get invited to a Hollywood premiere to recognize the work they have done.
How do humans learn, and how is the element of time critical for learning? The Temporal Dynamics of Learning Center (TDLC), headquartered at UC San Diego in the Institute for Neural Computation, is helping to answer that question, thanks in part to an $18 million renewal grant from the National Science…
Award-winning musicians were brought to the doorsteps of UC San Diego students with ArtPower!’s Concert in Close Quarters Oct. 20 when the Vienna-based Hugo Wolf Quartet performed at Sixth College. The concert series is designed to bring the experience of chamber music listening back to its roots with…
The Pacific Standard Time festival, a celebration and revitalization of Southern California art and the art scene in Los Angeles 1945-1980, marks the nation’s largest creative alliance.