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  • Human Causes Only Plausible Source of Warming in Southern Ocean

    For the first time, researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego and colleagues used data from a global network of data-gathering ocean floats known as Argo and pre-Argo records, along with a climate model, to attribute warming trends in the Southern Ocean…

  • Topping the Charts

    More than 100 UC San Diego Health physicians have been named as “Top Docs” in the 2018 San Diego Magazine “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” survey, an annual opportunity for doctors across the region to vote for much-admired colleagues.

  • New Research Forecasts U.S. Among Top Nations to Suffer Economic Damage from Climate Change

    For the first time, researchers have developed a data set quantifying what the social cost of carbon—the measure of the economic harm from carbon dioxide emissions—will be for each of the globe’s nearly 200 countries, and the results are surprising.

  • Cancer Immunotherapy Might Benefit From Previously Overlooked Immune Players

    Using a bioinformatics approach, University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers found that CD4+ T cell’s binding partner, a molecule called MHC-II, may have even more influence on emerging tumors than MHC-I, the better known partner of CD8+ T cells. The finding, published September…

  • Physicists Train Robotic Gliders to Soar like Birds

    The words “fly like an eagle” are famously part of a song, but they may also be words that make some scientists scratch their heads. Especially when it comes to soaring birds like eagles, falcons and hawks, who seem to ascend to great heights over hills, canyons and mountain tops with ease. Scientists…

  • Engineering Graduate Students Selected as Siebel Scholars

    Five Jacobs School of Engineering graduate students working to improve immunology, cardiac health, blood transfusions and our understanding of the genome have been named 2019 Siebel Scholars. The Siebel Scholars program recognizes the most talented students in the world’s leading graduate schools of…