South Korea is a standout in the current battle against COVID-19, largely due to its widespread testing and contact tracing; however, key to its innovation is publicly disclosing detailed information on the individuals who test positive for COVID-19.
The University of California San Diego has been named the nation’s sixth best public university by QS World University Rankings, which released their inaugural list of America’s top universities based on diversity, employability and internationalization on May 20. The first annual QS World Universit
UC San Diego researchers have identified small molecules in the blood of asymptomatic pregnant women that may predict risk for preeclampsia, responsible for a significant proportion of maternal and neonatal deaths, low birth weight and is a primary cause of premature birth.
Researchers from the Colorado School of Mines have been using multiple supercomputers, including SDSC's Comet system, to study certain characteristics of zirconia for wider applications of the super-strong material.
The NIH has launched a major clinical trial to assess the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine and antibiotic azithromycin as a treatment for COVID-19. The trial will recruit 2,000 participants at 30 sites. A Q&A with the trial’s team leader: Davey Smith, MD, of UC San Diego School of Medicine.
Using supercomputers, scientists have developed for the first time a way to screen drugs through their chemical structures for induced arrhythmias.
The Rady School of Management at the University of California San Diego has launched the Rady School Business Recovery Coalition to help businesses in the San Diego region navigate the unprecedented challenges faced by COVID-19.
Researchers takes waste products from algae-based omega-3 oil production and converts them into valuable and renewable polyurethane foams with all kinds of commercial applications—from flip-flops and running shoe soles, to mattresses and yoga mats.
University of Texas at Austin researchers recently simulated the catalytic mechanism and atomic structure of nickel-doped graphene using SDSC's Comet supercomputer. The new process synthesizes valuable chemicals to use as electricity in lieu of fossil fuels.
Ruth S. Waterman, MD, has been named chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and UC San Diego Health.