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Uncertainties around the trade war between the U.S. and China have hurt businesses and weighed on the global economy. However, new research from the University of California San Diego also shows lesser known consequence: up to $1.15 billion in reduced tuition to U.S. universities.
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and UC San Diego Health have launched a clinical trial to assess the safety and efficacy of convalescent plasma (CP) to prevent COVID-19 after a known exposure to the virus.
Curbside delivery of 3D-printed parts, the cooperation of roommates, weekend build sessions and communication, communication, communication. This is what it took for graduating engineering students, staff and faculty at UC San Diego to transition to remote instruction in the age of COVID-19.
A new report from the U.S. Immigration Policy Center at UC San Diego, released together with the City of San Diego and the Welcoming San Diego initiative, shows that more than one-third of San Diego’s essential workers are immigrants providing critical services to residents and businesses.
Despite being considered the world’s second largest producer of opium and heroin, little is known about poppy cultivation in Mexico. Yet, the opioid crisis remains a huge problem across much of the U.S. and Mexico and COVID-19 appears to have made matters worse.
The University of California San Diego today announced the next step in its Return to Learn program, which will guide an incremental repopulation of the campus while offering broad, asymptomatic testing for faculty, staff and students on a recurring basis to detect the presence of SARS-CoV-2, the no
It was Halloween 2019 when Gene Yeo and Corina Antal learned they were going to have twin girls. They also learned that day that their daughters were monoamniotic (MoMo) twins, which means the fetuses shared a single placenta and amniotic sac.
A team of scientists from the University of California San Diego, Caltech and Texas A&M remotely put their heads together to analyze the transmission pathways of COVID-19. Their study confirms that face coverings determine the pandemic’s trends and significantly reduce the number of infections.
Using the NSF-funded Frontera supercomputer, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Rommie Amaro, along with her UC San Diego colleagues and researchers from the Hamilton Institute at Maynooth University in Dublin, Ireland, reveals the atomic makeup of the coronavirus's sugary cloak.
“A wonderful blessing” is how Donna Beifus describes the partnership between UC San Diego Health and Father Joe’s Villages, a non-profit organization serving more than 13,500 San Diegans each year who are experiencing homelessness and poverty.