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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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Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a low cost, low power technology to help robots accurately map their way indoors, even in poor lighting and without recognizable landmarks or features
Scientists at UC San Diego have made the first detection of groundwater beneath an Antarctic ice stream. The discovery confirms what researchers had already suspected but had been unable to verify until now.
Scientists at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, report that a gene therapy that inhibits targeted nerve cell signaling effectively reduced neuropathic pain with no detectable side effects in mice with spinal cord or peripheral nerve injuries.
The University of California San Diego has joined a Phase II clinical trial to evaluate various additional COVID-19 booster shots. The trial seeks to understand if different vaccine regimens can broaden immune responses in adults who already have received a primary vaccination series and a first booster shot.
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that daily use of pod-based e-cigarettes alters the inflammatory state across multiple organ systems including the brain, heart, lungs and colon. Effects also vary depending on the e-cigarette flavor, and can influence how organs respond to infections, such as SARS-CoV-2.
Researchers at University of California San Diego have reported a new protein-design strategy to sidestep the Irving-Williams Series, dictates that copper ion should bind to proteins over other metals.
Transcranial magnetic stimulation is a non-invasive procedure increasingly viewed as a potential remedy for patients who do not benefit from medications or psychotherapy in treating depression
Headphones increase feelings of connectivity, empathy and engagement, reports a new study from UC San Diego, UCLA and UC Berkeley
Researchers propose a new way to deal with the intermittency of wind and solar energy sources – and store green energy cheaply and efficiently using "information batteries."
Are infants with ASD listening? An early sign of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children is a reduced response to "motherese" speech and challenges in sustained attention to social information in general.