Human-centered design can help San Diego address the COVID-19 pandemic and put our city on course to be more sustainable, too. That’s the basic premise of the 2020 edition of the city-wide design challenge from UC San Diego’s Design Lab called “Design for San Diego,” or D4SD for short.
Farmers in California’s Central Valley may be not known for their love of government regulations, but those same growers have seen a boost in the productivity of their high-value crops – and greater earnings – as a result of the Golden State’s strict air pollution controls.
Scientists, including UC San Diego researchers, recently relied on supercomputer simulations to better understand the reproductive mysteries of viruses and DNA.
As the spread of COVID-19 has permeated communities around the world, experts from the University of California are looking at how to protect those most vulnerable along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Research and Development (R&D) has long been key in the U.S.’s economic prospects and according to new research from the University of California San Diego, the country’s ability to maintain its competitive edge in this area largely depends on managers in R&D being less averse to risk.
In coastal communities prone to hurricanes, people typically turn to engineered solutions for protection: levees, sea walls and the like. But a natural buffer in the form of wetlands may be the more cost-effective solution, says the most comprehensive study of its sort to date.
The greater San Diego-Tijuana region will get a rare opportunity to engage with contemporary Indigenous writing and poetry, part of an international symposium addressing the importance and impact of Indigenous language and literature.
SDSC and WIPAC researchers have conducted a second NSF-funded experiment that proves it is possible to elastically burst to very large scales of GPUs using the cloud.
New research from the University of California San Diego indicates that competitive “winner-takes-all” pay structures are most effective in getting the creative juices flowing that help fuel economic growth.
The Protein Data Bank archive has released a new Coronavirus protease structure following the recent coronavirus outbreak, an ongoing viral epidemic primarily affecting mainland China that now threatens to spread to other parts of the world.