There is consistent, strong evidence that the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19, is predominantly transmitted through the air, according to a new assessment published April 15 in the medical journal Lancet.
In December 2016, a high-energy particle called an electron antineutrino hurtled to Earth from outer space at close to the speed of light. Deep inside the ice sheet at the South Pole, it smashed into an electron and produced a particle that quickly decayed into a shower of secondary particles.
Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health is among the few clinical trial sites in the U.S. for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network’s (PanCAN) newly created Precision Promise, the first large-scale precision medicine trial designed to transform outcomes for patients with pancreatic cancer.
Last summer was a period of reckoning over ongoing racial violence in the U.S. An estimated 15 to 26 million peoplenationwide took part in Black Lives Matter movements in June 2020 after the death of George Floyd. There is a demand for change, and a growing number of allies who are organizing to ensure…
Which was the first generation in your family to arrive in America? Do you know why your family came to the United States? Members of President Joe Biden’s administration—and key nominees—have answered these questions in their first days in office.
When actor and professor Richard Robichaux was in production for the new Disney series “Big Shot,” he often brought back lessons from set to his classroom—a common practice for graduate students in the Department of Theatre and Dance.
Sitting in a wheelchair inside her modest Logan Heights home, Brenda Tanoi, 68, reflects on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted her family over the past year. It is a tale of tragedies.
With more than two decades of scientific training under her belt, NASA astronaut Megan McArthur is ready for her return mission to space. The alumna of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego will achieve her aviation dreams when she serves as pilot of the upcoming NASA…