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Happiness in Schizophrenia

August 18, 2014 – 11:39 am | Edit Post

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 Medic…

New Mouse Model Points to Therapy for Liver Disease

August 18, 2014 – 8:31 am | Edit Post

In a paper published online in Cancer Cell, scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine describe a novel mouse model that closely resembles human NASH and use it to demonstrate that interference with a key inflammatory prot…

Special edition of the CELSIUS quiz – the Ebola virus

August 18, 2014 – 7:01 am | Edit Post

Test your knowledge with this special Ebola virus edition of our Celsius quiz! The answers to last week’s questions: The Ebola virus is transmitted by body fluid - http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/outbreaks/guinea/qa.html The average human gene is 28kbp – http://bionumbers.hms.harvard.edu/bionumber.aspx?s=n&id=105336&ver=2 Kary B. Mullis won the Nobel Prize in chemistry for the invention of the PCR technique –  http://siarchives.si.edu/research/videohistory_catalog9577.html There

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Scripps in global alliance to battle Ebola

August 17, 2014 – 8:55 am | Edit Post

Progress against Ebola is coming from a remarkable collaboration in La Jolla.

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August 15, 2014 – 1:15 pm | Edit Post

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San Diegan joins state stem cell agency

August 14, 2014 – 5:37 pm | Edit Post

San Diegan David Higgins has joined the governing board of California’s stem cell agency.

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

August 14, 2014 – 1:53 pm | Edit Post
UC San Diego Named One of Best Colleges for Food in U.S.

The University of California, San Diego 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. UC San Diego came in 19th place in the website’s list of the “75 Best Colleges for Food in America.”

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

August 14, 2014 – 1:53 pm | Edit Post
UC San Diego Named One of Best Colleges for Food in U.S.

The University of California, San Diego 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. UC San Diego came in 19th place in the website’s list of the “75 Best Colleges for Food in America.”

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

August 14, 2014 – 1:53 pm | Edit Post
UC San Diego Named One of Best Colleges for Food in U.S.

The University of California, San Diego 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. UC San Diego came in 19th place in the website’s list of the “75 Best Colleges for Food in America.”

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

August 14, 2014 – 1:53 pm | Edit Post
UC San Diego Named One of Best Colleges for Food in U.S.

The University of California, San Diego 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. UC San Diego came in 19th place in the website’s list of the “75 Best Colleges for Food in America.”