Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Researchers Reveal Possible Treatment for Ovarian Cancer

In a study commenced in 2012 at UC San Diego’s Moores Cancer Center, researchers have revealed a possible drug mixture treatment for ovarian cancer. The bioinformatics portion of the study helped refine research in...

Scientists Integrate Human Stem Cells Into Pig Embryos

Researchers at the Salk Institute of Biological Sciences published a new study reporting their integration of human stem cells into developing pig embryos in the scientific journal, “Cell,” on Jan. 26. The results could...

Researchers Begin Immunotherapy Study on Rare Cancers

Researchers from UC San Diego and Northwestern University will collaborate with the Southwest Oncology Group in a study of immunotherapy for rare cancer patients. The study, funded by the National Cancer Institute, began enrolling...

Researchers Discover New Species of Seadragon

Scientists at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the Western Australian Museum published a study in the Marine Biodiversity Records journal on Jan. 13 describing the first discovery of the ruby seadragon in the...

Climate Change Models May Have Prediction Bias

A research article, published on Jan. 4, suggests that much of the climate change models predicting our future weather patterns may show a systematic bias for a stable Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation. The AMOC is...

Researchers Discover Neurons that Indicate Direction of Travel

Researchers at UC San Diego have discovered a subpopulation of neurons that encode the axis of travel on a multi-path setting. The results, published in the online research journal Nature Neuroscience on Dec. 19,...

Research Group Discovers Genetic Variations Linked with Schizophrenia

The Psychiatric Genomics Consortium analyzed over 41,000 sets of genomes and found Copy Number Variants to be strongly implicated in the genetic etiology of schizophrenia. The team of international researchers is led by UC...

Researchers Use Molecules on Phone to Draw Lifestyle Sketches

Researchers at UCSD’s School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy have found a way to construct a “lifestyle sketch” of an individual from the molecules left on a phone screen in a recent...

Study Finds New Way to Identify Fetal Alcohol Disorders

Researchers from UCSD, Texas A&M and Omni-Net Birth Defects Prevention Program in Ukraine have identified biomarkers in pregnant women that may help determine the effects of drinking alcohol during pregnancy on babies, according to...

Researchers Design Record-Breaking Microelectronic Device

Researchers at the UCSD Applied Electromagnetics Group have designed the first semiconductor-free microelectronic device, showing an 1000-percent increase in conductivity after being activated by a low-voltage and low-power laser. The findings were published in...