Since coding is fun to freshman Yuan Gao, creating his first word cloud from the Facebook page of Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute at UC San Diego was basically entertainment. He created the montage-style graphic for a pass-fail elective class. Still -- how many people can hand-make a cloud?
The Trestles supercomputer, which was acquired more than three years ago by the Arkansas High Performance Computing Center (AHPCC) at the University of Arkansas after entering service at the San Diego Supercomputer Center in 2011, is still going strong.
“Mortal Republic: How Rome Fell Into Tyranny” by Department of History professor Edward J. Watts explores what factors made the 500-year republic susceptible to collapse, where lessons from the the past can apply to today's political climate.
The first in-depth look at the genome of a jellyfish reveals the origins of a successful survival strategy. Results indicate early jellyfish recycled existing genes to morph from polyp to medusa and suggest animals can radiate into new niches and forms fairly easily.
Forty-five faculty members at the University of California San Diego are among the world’s most influential researchers in their fields, according to Clarivate Analytics' list of 2018 "Highly Cited Researchers."
Bioengineers have developed a 3D bioprinting technique that works with natural materials and is easy to use, allowing researchers of varying levels of technical expertise to create lifelike tissues. The goal is to make human organ models that can be used for drug screening and ex vivo studies.
A new study by researchers from several universities including UC San Diego, published earlier this month in ACS Central Science, suggests a novel approach to fighting the sometimes deadly influenza virus.
An organic chemist who specializes in synthesis, catalysis and developing experimental methods, Valerie Schmidt, an assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry at UC San Diego, recently published an article in the Journal of the American Chemical Society outlining her team’s work on developing…
Exactly 80 years after Thornton Wilder premiered his stage classic “Our Town,” the UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance is set to give it a modern makeover. The Pulitzer Prize-winning drama is one of three productions for fall quarter from the famed department, ranked fourth in the world…
After eight years of study, a team of researchers from the University of California San Diego and Johns Hopkins University published new findings about how to read the body’s histone code in the Nov. 7 issue of Science Advances. The findings answer a key question in the dynamic research area of epigenetics—adding…