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University of California San Diego

At the University of California San Diego, we constantly push boundaries and challenge expectations. Established in 1960, UC San Diego has been shaped by exceptional scholars who aren’t afraid to take risks and redefine conventional wisdom. Today, as one of the top 15 research universities in the world, we are driving innovation and change to advance society, propel economic growth and make our world a better place.

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In the future, doctors may plan out surgeries in advance, using 3D models of a patient's unique anatomy.
The human sense of touch is sensitive enough to feel the difference between surfaces that differ by just a single layer of molecules, researchers at the University of California San Diego say.
Scripps program provides stepping-stone for diverse students considering graduate programs in earth and ocean sciences.
Scientists from the University of California San Diego are preparing to capture data from a critical source of California’s annual water supply.
UC San Diego researchers uncovered an eye-opening statistic: roughly 1/3 of the internet was subject to a denial of service (DoS) attack over the last two years.
University of California San Diego students and researchers have produced the world’s first algae-based, renewable flip flops.
Researchers have developed a new tool for analyzing fossil DNA that may help advance the study of human evolution.
The Zika Virus, which can cause devastating neurological damage in developing fetuses, also targets and kills brain cancer stem cells, according to researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Washington University School of Medicine.
A 29-year study of homogenous population in San Diego, Calif., shows moderate drinking did not impair cognitive health in older adults.
UC San Diego Water Action Plan focuses on a variety of conservation measures and details how they are working towards the University of California goal to reduce campus-wide potable water use by 20 percent by 2020.