The National Academy of Sciences announced that Susan Ackerman and Bill McGinnis have been elected to membership in the prestigious organization, one of the highest honors for U.S. scientists. Also elected this year is Jeremy Jackson, professor emeritus with Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
Susan Ackerman, Yishi Jin and John Wixted of UC San Diego have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the country’s most esteemed honorary societies and independent policy research centers. They will join 200 new members in the organization’s 2019 class.
A series of tests conducted over several years by UC San Diego scientists have shown for the first time that the pesticide Sivanto could pose a range of threats to honey bees depending on seasonality, bee age and use in combination with common chemicals such as fungicides.
Scientists developed a new version of a gene drive that spreads favorable genetic variants, also known as “alleles,” throughout a population. The new “allelic drive” is equipped with a guide RNA that directs CRISPR to cut undesired variants of a gene and replace them with a preferred version.
The CIPRES science gateway, based at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego, has been awarded a one-year Internet2 grant giving researchers access to the AWS Cloud.
Developing how the heart forms and brain works. How to analyze sarcasm computationally. Harnessing computers to develop campaign rhetoric across the spectrum. Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute announced innovative undergraduate research scholarship projects…
Researchers from the University of Michigan relied on supercomputers at UC San Diego and elsewhere to help them develop detailed models to better understand how TB spreads throughout the lungs.
A new paper by UC San Diego researchers hypothesizes a possible link between cancer-causing viruses.
New preclinical data from University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center offers proof-of-principle for a combination immunotherapy that suppresses tumor growth in the liver. Current therapies for liver cancer are largely ineffective, resulting in poor outcomes.
UC San Diego researchers have discovered an unexpected mechanism that allows bacteria to defend themselves against antibiotics, a finding that could lead to retooled drugs to treat infectious diseases.