In January 2019, an international team of scientists working off the tip of southern Chile got their first live look at what might be a new species of killer whale. Called Type D, the whales were previously known only from a strandings, fisherman stories, and tourist photos.
UC San Diego researchers have discovered an unexpected mechanism that allows bacteria to defend themselves against antibiotics, a finding that could lead to retooled drugs to treat infectious diseases.
Sisters Julie and Maria Lopez are two of several new faces at the Tuesday Farmers’ Market at UC San Diego. Their family-run booth, Pupusas Express, sells freshly made pupusas, a traditional Salvadorean dish of a stuffed corn tortilla filled with cheese, pork, chicken or beans.
It is safe to say Lauren Yee, a 2012 MFA alumna from the Department of Theatre and Dance, is taking the theater world by storm. One of the most promising up-and-coming playwrights today—the Los Angeles Times dubbed her a “playwright on the verge”—Yee has not only had her work produced at high-profile…
When she is not journeying across the ocean, Jennifer MacKinnon is helping the Scripps Institution of Oceanography community navigate working relationships and mentoring underrepresented scientists. A professor and physical oceanographer, she serves as an unofficial ombudsman, listening compassionately…
You are driving to campus. As you get close, you begin to wonder if you will find parking. Now, there’s an app for that: the UC San Diego official mobile application.
Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine generated a new mouse model that mimics human acne for the first time, and used it to validate the concept of “good” and “bad” acne bacteria and introduce new possibilities for targeted treatments and vaccines.