A new discovery by a Backyard Worlds team of citizen scientists and international astrophysicists, including researchers from UC San Diego, shows that about 100 cool brown dwarfs, never before observed, are in residence…
Inspired by a commitment to ‘paying it forward,’ the Ong Family has made a gift of $2 million to support the educational needs and priorities of UC San Diego’s School of Medicine.
Findings from a group of researchers, including a UC San Diego team, show how it’s possible to create a protein “multitool.” Their results provide a deeper understanding of how society can develop new materials with unique properties to solve real-world problems.
What are the boundaries of natural selection? Research published in PNAS shows that even natural selection has a tough time optimizing performance simultaneously across multiple components of the cell. They call the concept "evolutionary stalling."