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Re: The Detroit News' April 22 report, ' High court's Michigan ruling another affirmative action setback ': Proponents of affirmative action always claim that 'minority enrollment is down' and leave it at that - and only at the flagship institution.
The study on autism genes reveals that proteins involved in autism interact with many more partners than previously detected, because they involve alternatively spliced forms of autism genes found in the brain.
Igor Grant, MD, FRCP , an internationally recognized neuropsychiatrist, whose research interests have ranged from the neurobiology of HIV/AIDS and substance abuse, psychobiology of stress, to the therapeutic potential of medicinal cannabis, has been named the new Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego ... (more)
Are you on the go a lot? Is your time so limited even moving your eyeballs is putting you behind? If so, there is an app for that.
In May 2013, it was big news when, for the first time, the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere hit 400 parts per million.
The Preuss School at UC San Diego ranked fifth in the state and 42nd in the country on the list of America's best high schools, released Tuesday by US News & World Report Magazine.
The University of California, San Diego reports it has admitted 24,552 freshmen for the fall 2014 term.
Malfunctions in the molecular "proofreading" machinery, which repairs structural errors in DNA caused by ultraviolet light damage, help explain why people who have the disease xeroderma pigmentosum are at an extremely high risk for developing skin cancer, according to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the University ... (more)
New research shows that a biomarker occurring on the surface of tumors may promote the proliferation and resilience of cancerous tissue, providing a new clue as to how some cancers become resistant to drugs during treatment.
CHRISTOPHER BLATTMAN is Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at Columbia University.
One of the leading legal recruiting firms in the country is that of BCG Attorney Search.
UC San Diego will help examine how happy people are in 13 cities by studying the composition of one million Twitter images.
The ilk of human kindness: Older women with gumption score high on compassion, says a new study, " From suffering to caring: a model of differences among older adults in levels of compassion ," published online April 15, 2014 in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry .
Journalists Claire Shipman and Katty Kay have written "The Confidence Code," which investigates why women often lack professional confidence in comparison to men.
The UC San Diego community has set a new course for the university through the development of our first-ever Strategic Plan, which outlines five ambitious goals that will improve the student, staff and faculty experience, and positively impact society.
The 6th annual San Diego Breath of Hope Lung Cancer Walk, benefiting lung cancer research at the University of California, San Diego Moores Cancer Center, will take place May 4 at Cancer Survivors Park on Harbor Island.