The University of California San Diego will soon be home to a fire station, after the San Diego City Council approved construction of the much-needed facility during its Jan. 8 meeting.
In a new study using a mouse model, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine suggest that long-term postpartum weight gain may be due not so much to retained fat as to reprogramming of maternal energy metabolism.
An event that occurred nearly 20 years ago led to a profound ecological upheaval in Antarctica. Now researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and colleagues report on what that event and its aftermath can tell society about the ability of marine life to adapt to sudden change.
FDA approves first U.S. clinical trial of an intravenously administered bacteriophage-based therapy to treat resistant bacterial infections.
Using CRISPR, researchers developed a way to suppress insects, including those that ravage crops and transmit deadly diseases. The technology alters genes for sex determination and fertility. When eggs are introduced, only sterile males emerge, resulting in a low-cost method of controlling pests.