There is consistent, strong evidence that the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19, is predominantly transmitted through the air, according to a new assessment published April 15 in the medical journal Lancet.
The bucket of preserved fish opens, but it doesn’t smell as bad as you might think. Like vinegar, with a hint of sardine. OK, maybe it’s bad, but if you’re Ben Frable, manager of the Marine Vertebrate Collection at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, you’re used to it.
For the first time, scientists at the University of California San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography and School of Global Policy and Strategy, as well as the U.S. Geological Survey are using advanced satellite data to map the “pulse” of groundwater flow through the San Joaquin Valley.
San Diego’s tide pools are a popular site for visitors hoping to see some form of marine life. Revealed with the ebb and flow of the tides, these rocky coastal wonderlands are often teeming with creatures ranging from hermit crabs and octopus to small fishes and sea anemones.
Shark scientists at Georgia Aquarium, Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, and Dalhousie University are challenging the status quo in shark and ray mating research in a new study that looks at biological drivers of multiple paternity in these animals.
A seven-year tracking study of California’s soupfin sharks has yielded a first for science. Scripps and USD researcher Andy Nosal found that these sharks return to the same waters off La Jolla every three years, the first documented evidence of triennial philopatry in any animal.
A new study published today in the journal Geophysical Research Letters used NASA’s ice-measuring laser satellite to identify atmospheric river storms as a key driver of increased snowfall in West Antarctica during the 2019 austral winter.
In a new study, Scripps Institution of Oceanography climate scientists Amato Evan and Ian Eisenman identify regional variations in snowpack melt as temperatures increase, and they present a theory that explains which mountain snowpacks worldwide are most “at-risk” from climate change.
Leading scientific and medical experts, including researchers from the University of California San Diego, are calling upon the Biden Administration to take immediate action to address inhalation exposure to the SARS-CoV-2 virus as a cornerstone of the COVID-19 pandemic response.
Four faculty members from UC San Diego have been awarded 2021 Sloan Research Fellowships, awards designed to support “extraordinary” early career researchers.