One way to cut back on deforestation in the Amazon rainforest – and help in the global fight against climate change – is to grant more of Brazil’s indigenous communities full property rights to tribal lands. This policy focus is suggested by the findings of a new PNAS study.
Researchers recently used Comet at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego to examine impacts of both regional and global changes affecting the Chesapeake Bay.
Beginning September 2020, the UC San Diego Library will observe the 50th anniversary of the university’s intellectual heart of campus, Geisel Library, which first opened its doors to the UC San Diego community and public in September 1970—then known as the Central Library.
Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine report successfully implanting specialized grafts of neural stem cells directly into spinal cord injuries in mice, then documenting how the grafts grew and filled the injury sites, mimicking the animals’ existing neuronal network.
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that sleep may help people to learn continuously through their lifetime by encoding new memories and protecting old ones.
UC San Diego researchers discovered that people with an inactive RNA-editing enzyme respond better to cancer immunotherapy, and inhibitors of the enzyme help mice with difficult-to-treat cancers live longer.
Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center report that an investigational drug candidate called tipifarnib showed promise in treating key recurring mutation in head and neck cancers.
Zafiris J. “Jeff” Daskalakis, MD, PhD, has been named chair of the Department of Psychiatry at University of California San Diego School of Medicine.
The UC San Diego Library, which is ranked among the nation's top 25 public academic libraries, announced the 2020 recipients of the Undergraduate Library Research Prize (ULRP), an annual scholarship program that enriches the undergraduate student experience at UC San Diego.