UC San Diego is enlisting the help of Next Wave Commercial, a local commercial real estate firm specializing in urban food and beverage operators, to help discover, cultivate and deliver an improved retail experience to campus.
Tug on a human hair hard enough and it will probably fall out, but trying to then break that strand of hair with your bare hands is much more difficult. Hair is strong, but how strong? According to the University of California, San Diego, it’s strong enough to inspire the next generation of body armor.
UC San Diego researchers are playing big roles in an innovative, nationwide clinical trial to see whether 80 rare cancers can be treated with drugs from the breakout field of immunotherapy — where patients’ own immune systems get supercharged to battle tumors.
Intense future climate change could have a far different impact on the world than current models predict, suggests a thought-provoking new study just out in the journal Science Advances.
The campus of U.C. San Diego is better known for sand and surf than for snowflakes, but that didn’t stop a creative group of former students from combining all three elements into a clever holiday video.
In the Star Trek universe, doctors use devices called “medical tricorders” to collect patient information and diagnose diseases. Now real-life versions of those tricorders — in this case, lightweight devices that can diagnose 13 different conditions – are entering into consumer testing.
With a swipe and tap of an iPad, patients at the newly opened Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health can be in command of their own experience by controlling room temperature, lighting, accessing their personal medical information, details on their patient care team and entertainment options all from their beds.
Living legend and Scripps Institution of Oceanography oceanographer Walter Munk will be honored at the first Oceanology International exhibition and conference, taking place from 14-16 February 2017 in San Diego, USA, during the year of his 100th birthday.
The Junior Seau Foundation has pledged $250,000 to support brain injury research and education at the University of California, San Diego.
Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego physiologist Gerald “Jerry” Kooyman received the 2016 International Penguin Congress (IPC) lifetime achievement award in recognition of his lifelong contribution to penguin science. The award was presented during a symposium banquet at the 9th International Penguin Congress (IPC9) in Cape Town, South Africa.
UC San Diego, which previously held classes in rented space, has announced a $42 million, 66,000-square-foot downtown outpost that will be part a much bigger development due for City Council review on Tuesday. Construction is expected to begin next year with completion by late 2020 or early-2021.
The Arctic Ocean may seem remote and forbidding, but to birds, whales and other animals, it’s a top-notch dining destination. But the menu is changing. Confirming earlier research, scientists reported Wednesday that global warming is altering the ecology of the Arctic Ocean on a huge scale.
No matter what holiday you are celebrating this winter, chances are a party is in your future. And instead of finding that perfect dress or blinged-out accessory, it may be all about picking out your most festive—and dare we say ugly—sweater. For many Hollywood stars, they’ve turned to Tipsy Elves for their holidays and they look pretty darn good doing it.
A San Diego-based craft brewer run by a UCSD cognitive science graduate won a $35,000 prize Thursday that will help pay for international expansion efforts.
We all know sleep matters for job performance. After a week of vacation, you may find your work better than ever. But rack up a week of sleepless nights — say, following a polarizing presidential election — and you may find yourself struggling.