New research reveals that foreign honey bees often account for more than 90 percent of pollinators observed visiting flowers in San Diego, a global biodiversity hotspot. The monopoly may strongly affect species that are foundational to the stability of the region’s plant-pollinator interactions.
UC San Diego assistant professor in math is one of 126 Sloan Research Fellows in the U.S. and Canada recognized as among the most promising scientific researchers in her field.
UC San Diego has signed an Expression of Interest to adopt the principles of Open Access 2020, an international effort to make all scholarly publications freely and immediately available to everyone by replacing the current costly subscription-based approach with sustainable funding models.
UC San Diego Health is among 31 health facilities selected from across the state to participate in the California Bridge Program, an accelerated, 18-month training program for health care providers to enhance access to around-the-clock treatment for patients with opioid use disorder.
A relaunch of the project involving citizen scientists coincides with an Astrophysical Journal Letters publication of an exciting new discovery that challenges the way astronomers think about the long-term evolution of planetary systems.
Researchers found that between four to seven years of the birth or adoption of their first child, 43 percent of women, and 23 percent of men, left their full-time STEM careers.
The Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program at UC San Diego Health is the only one in the region to provide a multi-disciplinary team with extensive knowledge in congenital heart disease and help patients transition from pediatric care to adult care.
Walter Munk, who gave the Allies a strategic edge in World War II, helped nurture a university into existence, and became a living synonym for oceanography, died February 8 at his home in La Jolla, Calif. He was 101.
Combining the biomolecules DNA and RNA, UC San Diego’s Thomas Hermann and his graduate students Alba Monferrer and Douglas Zhang created robust modules that facilitate the self-assembly of polygonal nanoshapes—really tiny triangles, squares, pentagons and hexagons measured at the nanometer scale.
Three new works selected for this year’s prestigious Humana Festival of New American Plays were written by University of California San Diego playwrights, marking the first time three UC San Diego MFA students and alumni have had their work featured simultaneously.