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38.26
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4.05
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ATEC
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60.07
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12.87
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14.82
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ISCO
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0.00
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66.66
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66.68
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2.98
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0.9
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MNOV
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23.64
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0.52
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NBIX
39.91
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NUVA
44.69
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ONCS
0.36
0.00
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ONVO
5.87
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OREX
7.16
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OTIC
36.05
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QDEL
26.21
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RCPT
124.57
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RGLS
17.79
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RMD
64.3
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SCIE
0.03
0.00
0.00%
SPHS
0.66
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SRNE
12.78
-0.09
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TROV
6.29
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VICL
0.99
0.00
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VOLC
17.99
0.00
0.00%
ZGNX
1.64
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Change Agent

February 26, 2015 – 7:00 am

What are some unforeseen damages caused by air pollution? How do we solve the problems of climate change? How do we feed the billions of people suffering from chronic hunger, and do it without causing further harm …

Transcending Borders Through Education

February 26, 2015 – 7:00 am

UC San Diego is one of several U.S. and Mexican institutions of higher education to join together and launch the CaliBaja Consortium for Higher Education with the goal of becoming a leader in cross-border education…

Molecular Link between Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Reveals Potential Therapy

February 23, 2015 – 11:33 am

Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered that the inflammatory molecule LTB4 promotes insulin resistance, a first step in developing type 2 diabetes. What’s more, the team found that genetically removing the cell receptor that responds to LTB4, or blocking it with a drug, improves insulin sensitivity in obese mice. The study is published Feb. 23 by Nature Medicine.

UC San Diego Unveils New Black Legacy Mural

February 19, 2015 – 7:00 am

From Harriet Tubman to Nelson Mandela and Angela Davis, UC San Diego’s newest public artwork portrays more than two dozen historical figures and national leaders, as well as several UC San Diego alumni and professors. Unveiled at the Price Center on Feb. 11, the Black Legacy Mural was created by San Diego artist Andrea Rushing to honor the contributions of black leaders throughout history and promote a sense of belonging among current and future students.

Autism Genes Activate During Fetal Brain Development

February 18, 2015 – 10:50 am

Scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found that mutations that cause autism in children are connected to a pathway that regulates brain development.

The Power of Partnerships

February 12, 2015 – 7:00 am

A 10th-grader struggling with algebra, a teen from a military family, a high school student contemplating college and a homeless youth finding stability in the classroom—these are just a few examples of the local, underserved students who are paired with UC San Diego undergraduate tutors through numerous initiatives. These programs, led by the department of education studies, the campus’s undergraduate colleges and others, allow UC San Diego students to serve as tutors, mentors and positive role models. Yet, the undergraduates often find they learn just as much from their young partners.

The Power of Partnerships

February 12, 2015 – 7:00 am

A 10th-grader struggling with algebra, a teen from a military family, a high school student contemplating college and a homeless youth finding stability in the classroom—these are just a few examples of the local, underserved students who are paired with UC San Diego undergraduate tutors through numerous initiatives. These programs, led by the department of education studies, the campus’s undergraduate colleges and others, allow UC San Diego students to serve as tutors, mentors and positive role models. Yet, the undergraduates often find they learn just as much from their young partners.

First Satellite to View Earth from Deep Space Set for Launch

February 5, 2015 – 7:00 am

A satellite that will be positioned between Earth and the sun to measure the solar energy reflected back to space by Earth as well as the infrared radiation emitted by the planet is scheduled for launch Feb. 8 or 9…

Meet Carol Padden, Dean of Social Sciences

February 5, 2015 – 7:00 am

A longtime member of the UC San Diego community – first as a graduate student, then as a faculty member and, most recently, as an administrator too – Carol Padden is a MacArthur “Genius” Award-winning scholar of sign languages. She was named the division’s fourth dean in June 2014, after an extensive national search. Her appointment began Oct. 1.

Princeton Review Names UC San Diego Top University for Return-on-Investment

February 5, 2015 – 7:00 am

UC San Diego has earned top recognition in The Princeton Review’s new rankings for the return-on-investment the campus offers to students. UC San Diego is ranked the nation’s 31st best college for students seeking great academics, outstanding career preparation and generous financial aid. The campus is also named a great value, taking the No. 21 spot as the best U.S. college for students who are not eligible for financial aid.