Researchers at the University of California San Diego launched blood stem cells into space aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to study stress-induced aging and how stem cells and their progeny transform into pre-cancer and cancer stem cells associated with leukemia and other blood cancers.
Recent world events, including the election of President Joe Biden, the global COVID-19 pandemic and more, have many wondering, “What’s next on the world stage?”
Climate change advocate Marshall Saunders was widely known as a man who paired a deep respect for others with determination to make a difference.
Scientists may come one step closer to understanding the conditions of the universe moments after its inception, thanks to a future commitment of $20 million made by the Simons Foundation.
There’s a unique place on campus that is bustling with activity—complete with block tower achievements, finger painting masterpieces, bold singing performances and loud shrieks of laughter.
When UC San Diego undergraduate student Enid Partika learned that more than 40 percent of U.S. food waste is thrown into landfills where it releases significant amounts of greenhouse gases, she decided something needed to be done.
The Preuss School UC San Diego has been named the top high school in San Diego County for the third year in a row by U.S. News and World Report in the publication’s annual list of “Best High Schools.” Preuss was also ranked the #7 school in the State of California.
When Indira Hood-Esparza was admitted to The Preuss School UC San Diego in 2004 as a sixth grader, she was so eager to start wearing her school uniform that she would try it on in secret over the summer, making sure it was ready for the fall.
When a young Igor Grant, M.D. and his wife, JoAnn, a nurse, first moved to La Jolla in 1972, the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California San Diego was newly established with just 20 faculty members.
As part of a University of California system-wide initiative, UC San Diego is committed to going zero waste by 2020. That means that at least 90 percent of campus waste will be diverted from landfills or incineration. The campus is already well on its way toward that goal with innovative programs to…