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Dousing wildfires with big data

If there's one thing San Diego Supercomputer Center researchers know, it's how to handle big data.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

UC Merced Connect: Campus ranks among "Cool Schools" for sustainability

UC Merced has been ranked among the "Cool Schools" by the Sierra Club's Sierra Magazine because of its commitment to sustainability.


Related Topix: Merced, CA, UC Merced, Cool, CA, UC Santa Barbara


Long-Term Follow-Up Shows Excellent Transmural Atrial Lead...

From the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology , and Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery , University of California, San Diego and Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, CA.


Related Topix: San Diego, CA

New Jersey Herald

Study drops hints that dogs could get jealous

When Shetland sheepdog Maggie comes home from the groomer, her owners praise and pet her shiny coat, much to the chagrin of pit bull Stormy, who will head-butt her until their family cuts out the compliments."


Related Topix: San Diego County, CA

Hispanic Business

UC San Diego Health System Utilizes Platform Capabilities of MRI...

The team, led by , biopsied a patient's brain tumor, aspirated a fluid-filled section of the tumor, and ablated the tumor, all under real-time MRI guidance enabled by the ClearPoint system in the hospital's diagnostic MRI suite.


Express India

Truant Teachers

A study by the University of California, San Diego, the World Bank and the University of Michigan pegs the annual cost of teacher absenteesim in public schools in India at a whopping $1.5 billion.


Administrative IT Strategy at the University of California, San Diego

This podcast features an interview with Chief Enterprise Technology Officer for the University of California, San Diego, Min Yao.


Mon Aug 18, 2014

Science Daily

Aspirin, take two: Research identifies a second effect of the drug against inflammation

Aspirin has a second effect, researchers have found: Not only does it kill cyclooxygenase, thus preventing production of the prostaglandins that cause inflammation and pain, it also prompts the enzyme to generate another compound that hastens the end of inflammation, returning the affected cells to homeostatic health.


Related Topix: Medicine, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic), Naproxen (generic), Aleve, Naprosyn, Biochemistry, Biology

Science Daily

New mouse model points to therapy for liver disease

A novel mouse model that closely resembles human NASH has been described by researchers.


Related Topix: Liver Cancer, Health, Medicine, Pharmacology, Genetics

Science Blog

Happiness happens: Schizophrenia doesn't preclude enjoying life

Schizophrenia is among the most severe forms of mental illness, yet some people with the disease are as happy as those in good physical and mental health according to a study led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.


UC San Diego Tritons

Seven Tritons Named ACWPC All-Academic

The UC San Diego women's water polo team took home seven honors as the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches announced the recipients of its annual All-Academic awards.


China Digital Times

Paul Pickowicz on a Century of Chinese Film

Distinguished Professor of History and Chinese Studies at the University of California, San Diego Paul G. Pickowicz draws on decades of research in China on Film: A Century of Exploration, Confrontation and Controversy .



Inspired By Ferguson, Performance Artist Plays Dead By Philly...

There was some caution tape draped around the Love sign in Philadelphia two days ago.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Morehouse College, US News, Liberal Political News

San Diego NewsCape

UC San Diego Ranked in Top 20 of Sierra Magazine's 'Coolest Schools' List

The University of California, San Diego has been ranked the 17th "Coolest School" by Sierra magazine for displaying a deep and thorough commitment to protecting the environment, addressing climate issues and encouraging environmental responsibility.


Related Topix: Best of 2007, Oceanography, Science

Summit County Voice

Climate: Bioparticles in dusty air may be key to rain and snow formation

Scientists have long known that tiny grains of airborne dust are key players in the formation of rain and snow, driving precipitation patterns across the drought-stricken western U.S. and other areas.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, California


Students See The World From Station Crew's...

Image Caption: A view of the Sally Ride EarthKAM hardware set-up for use in the Lab Window Observation Research Facility aboard the International Space Station.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Space, Education Etc., Cameras, Digital Cameras

The Business Journal

Latest group of physician residents - world travelers - joins Sutter program

The class of 2016 is comprised of top medical school graduates and were selected from a group of 713 applicants.


Related Topix: Family Practice, Medicine, Sonoma County, CA, California, North America Travel, Travel, Mexico Travel, University of Pennsylvania

Medical News Today

Researchers uncover earliest clues yet to development of cells that produce all adult blood cells

Hematopoietic stem cells give rise to all other blood cell types, but their development and how their fate is determined has long remained a mystery.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Los Angeles Times

A record number of out-of-state students brings windfall for UC system

Vandan Kasar of Bellevue, Wash., says she has no regrets about choosing UCLA over the University of Washington and other colleges.


Related Topix: University of Washington, California, UC Berkeley, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

San Diego NewsCape

UC San Diego Named One of Best Colleges for Food in U.S.

The University of California, San Diego has been named among the best colleges for food in the United States, according to the Daily Meal website, which nationally covers food and drink topics.


Related Topix: San Diego, CA, La Jolla (San Diego, CA), Life, Food, Nutrition