Researchers from Scripps Oceanography and colleagues reviewed 25 years of satellite data and computer models to find that ice shelves have experienced a loss of nearly 4,000 gigatons since 1994 as a result of melting from increased heat in the ocean under them.
One way to cut back on deforestation in the Amazon rainforest – and help in the global fight against climate change – is to grant more of Brazil’s indigenous communities full property rights to tribal lands. This policy focus is suggested by the findings of a new PNAS study.
CARI Therapeutics has received additional funding from the National Institute of Drug Abuse to refine their tiny implantable biosensor that could help combat the deadly and destructive opioid crisis in the United States.
Researchers recently used Comet at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego to examine impacts of both regional and global changes affecting the Chesapeake Bay.
Beginning September 2020, the UC San Diego Library will observe the 50th anniversary of the university’s intellectual heart of campus, Geisel Library, which first opened its doors to the UC San Diego community and public in September 1970—then known as the Central Library.
UC San Diego’s Vivek Sharma, an expert who studies the structure of very small things, guided the discovery of the Higgs boson eight years ago. Now he and his team have made another breakthrough discovery.
UC San Diego ranks second among higher education institutions in Forbes’ third annual ranking of the best employers for women. The campus is listed 46th overall among 300 companies across the country selected for their culture, diversity, development opportunities and flexibility.
Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla is calling all Tritons to join him in taking one action a day, for 21 days, to further our awareness, compassion and understanding of the detrimental effects of structural racism in America. The Chancellor’s 21-Day Anti-Racism Challenge launches on Aug. 7.
UC San Diego’s fall plan is continually evolving, informed by the university’s Return to Learn program. We invited students, faculty and staff to submit their questions, including inquiries about what services are available during isolation housing, what move-in will look like this fall, as well…
As the world’s most popular shoe, flip-flops account for a troubling percentage of plastic waste that ends up in landfills, on seashores and in our oceans. Scientists at the University of California San Diego have spent years working to resolve this problem, and now they have taken a step further toward…