Five years after its destruction, the ancient Temple of Bel in Palmyra, Syria has been digitally reconstructed by the UC San Diego Library’s Digital Media Lab using cutting-edge 3D methods and artificial intelligence applications.
In 2005 Barbara Gallas was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease, a genetic disorder that causes many fluid-filled cysts to grow in the kidneys. Unlike the harmless kidney cysts that can form later in life, PKD cysts can distort the shape of your kidneys, including making them much larger.
In 1970s China, Chen Yilin became the proud owner of a regionally made wristwatch, a Yangcheng. His colleagues coveted it, and over time they got their own watches. The luster of Chen’s watch declined, though it still kept time just as well as any other.
While the direct effects of affirmative action on college admissions are well known, new evidence from India shows that affirmative action has indirect benefits on the behavior of underrepresented high school students, who tend to stay in school longer when they know higher education is within reach.
Dr. Edward R. Cachay, an infectious disease physician who specializes in caring for people with HIV, and the team at the Owen Clinic at UC San Diego Health have specific questions about the impact of COVID-19 on their patients.
To address questions about what personal protective equipment will be available, how classrooms and other spaces are being sanitized and ways that water and ventilation systems are being upgraded, we spoke with Gary Matthews, Vice Chancellor of Resource Management and Planning.
All faculty, staff and student employees are now eligible to schedule a no-cost asymptomatic COVID-19 test. The purpose of the testing, which is part of the campus’ multifaceted Return to Learn Program, is to promote a healthy workplace and prioritize campus and employee safety.