Researchers recently created detailed simulations on the Comet system at the San Diego Supercomputer Center showing how these stiff red blood cells flow through blood vessels, deforming and colliding along the way.
Each day at UC San Diego, there is a finely tuned workflow of data modeling, nose swabbing, wastewater sampling, molecular sequencing and contact tracing. These and many other public health measures have been introduced and improved as part of the university’s Return to Learn program.
Since 2016, Bernard Thurman has undergone traditional treatments, experimental therapies and surgeries to counter the cancer within him, but nothing successfully eradicated the disease. Earlier this year, the oncologists in Los Angeles who were treating him referred Thurman to a personalized cancer therapy…
Research vessel (R/V) Roger Revelle is back at work after a midlife refit involving upgrades from top to bottom, bow to stern. The primary goal of extending the service life by 15 to 20 years was accomplished with improvements to systems crucial to the vessel’s operations, scientific capabilities,…
UC San Diego archaeologist and Qualcomm Institute (QI) affiliate Thomas Levy and Assaf Yasur-Landau of the University of Haifa in Haifa, Israel and their teams have completed a combined physical and virtual excavation of a Neolithic underwater settlement off Israel’s Carmel coast.
UC San Diego chemist Seth Cohen is helping to shape the trajectory of science in the U.S. With a serious interest in civics and public policy since high school, Cohen double-majored in chemistry and political science in college.
The UC San Diego Institute for Practical Ethics presented a new model for artificial intelligence technology Dec. 3, virtually hosting famed AI expert Stuart Russell as their third annual keynote speaker.
As response to the pandemic moved a majority of courses online, two undergraduates found themselves missing their friends and missing campus. So, they recorded an eight-track album as an homage to the heart of campus.