A new study led by UC Riverside Researcher Christodoulos Kyriakopoulos provides seismologists with a new understanding of a complex set of faults that has the potential to impact the lives of millions of people in the Southwestern U.S. and Mexico.
Scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego and the University of Sydney, Australia have identified a previously unknown species of damselfish from Madagascar.
Psychology research with children in the U.S. and China suggests there isn’t a universal trajectory for how abstract thought develops – and that culture may play a role.
Inspired by ideas from the physics of phase transitions and polymer physics, UC San Diego researchers set out specifically to determine the organization of DNA inside the nucleus of a living cell. The findings of their study suggest that the phase state of the genomic DNA is “just right”—a gel…
James Soto Antony has been appointed dean of the Graduate Division at the University of California San Diego, effective September 1, 2019.
The University of California San Diego ranked 4th among public research universities in the United States in this year’s annual ranking of high-quality scientific research papers by the journal Nature.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a second round of funding for the country’s four Big Data Innovation Hubs to help solve grand challenges of regional importance. SDSC Director Michael Norman is the PI for the West Hub.
UC San Diego mechanical and aerospace engineering graduate student Tao Wang recently demonstrated how an extremely strong magnetic field, similar to that on the surface of a neutron star, can be not only generated but also detected using an x-ray laser inside a solid material.
UC San Diego scientists adopt astronomy’s adaptive optics to correct microscope images for the scattering of light that occurs in brain tissue.
Four UC San Diego students are the recipients of the 2019 Undergraduate Library Research Prize. Now in its 13th year, the annual award recognizes the outstanding scholarly work of undergraduate students who demonstrate strategic use of Library services and resources.