ACAD
31.07
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AEMD
0.25
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APRI
1.42
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ARNA
4.5
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ATEC
1.3
0.00
0.00%
CFN
59.59
+0.03
+0.04%
CNAT
5.98
+0.19
+3.28%
CRXM
0.21
0.00
0.00%
CYTX
0.48
0.00
0.00%
DXCM
61
+0.41
+0.68%
GNMK
13.3
+0.19
+1.45%
HALO
14.59
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+3.07%
ILMN
200.01
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+1.09%
INNV
0.21
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INO
8.5
0.00
0.00%
ISCO
0.06
+0.00
+7.83%
ISIS
69.88
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+1.90%
LGND
56.88
-0.54
-0.94%
LPTN
2.79
-0.1
-3.46%
MBVX
1.05
-0.1
-8.70%
MEIP
3.84
+0.12
+3.23%
MNOV
3.8
+0.01
+0.26%
MRTX
21.34
+0.88
+4.30%
MSTX
0.43
-0.02
-3.98%
NBIX
34.29
+0.9
+2.70%
NUVA
47.28
+0.81
+1.74%
ONCS
0.37
-0.02
-5.19%
ONVO
6.68
+0.19
+2.93%
OREX
5.34
-0.16
-2.82%
OTIC
31.75
+0.02
+0.06%
QDEL
24.45
+0.09
+0.37%
RCPT
112.71
-0.36
-0.32%
RGLS
18.63
+0.97
+5.49%
RMD
63.09
-0.23
-0.36%
SCIE
0.01
0.00
-9.60%
SPHS
0.47
+0.03
+6.59%
SRNE
10.73
+0.34
+3.27%
TROV
5.83
-0.02
-0.34%
VICL
1.05
+0.02
+1.46%
VOLC
17.98
+0.02
+0.11%
ZGNX
1.37
-0.02
-1.09%
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Selfies Reach New Heights with Wearable Drone

November 20, 2014 – 7:00 am | Edit Post
Selfies Reach New Heights with Wearable Drone

A team of developers that includes UC San Diego cognitive science alumna Jelena Jovanovic has won the $500,000 grand prize in Intel’s Make It Wearable challenge for their wrist-mounted drone. The device—named Nixie—can travel a fixed distance from its owner to take a photo or video of them, and then return. Images or video can instantly be shared with friends.

Building the Future of Health Care

November 20, 2014 – 7:00 am | Edit Post
Building the Future of Health Care

Committed to fostering the future of health care in San Diego, more than 1,000 donors have contributed $131 million to UC San Diego’s Jacobs Medical Center. Included in the total are gifts that matched a donation of $25 million, meeting the Challenge goal of the initiative. Today, the campus announced that the Challenge donation, originally anonymous, was made by Joan and Irwin Jacobs. They provided a $75 million lead gift for the new facility in 2010; with the Challenge gift, that brings their contributions to the Jacobs Medical Center to a total of $100 million.

Building the Future of Health Care

November 20, 2014 – 7:00 am | Edit Post
Building the Future of Health Care

Committed to fostering the future of health care in San Diego, more than 1,000 donors have contributed $131 million to UC San Diego’s Jacobs Medical Center. Included in the total are gifts that matched a donation of $25 million, meeting the Challenge goal of the initiative. Today, the campus announced that the Challenge donation, originally anonymous, was made by Joan and Irwin Jacobs. They provided a $75 million lead gift for the new facility in 2010; with the Challenge gift, that brings their contributions to the Jacobs Medical Center to a total of $100 million.

Selfies Reach New Heights with Wearable Drone

November 20, 2014 – 7:00 am | Edit Post
Selfies Reach New Heights with Wearable Drone

A team of developers that includes UC San Diego cognitive science alumna Jelena Jovanovic has won the $500,000 grand prize in Intel’s Make It Wearable challenge for their wrist-mounted drone. The device—named Nixie—can travel a fixed distance from its owner to take a photo or video of them, and then return. Images or video can instantly be shared with friends.

The Dirty Side of Soap

November 17, 2014 – 1:00 pm | Edit Post

Triclosan is an antimicrobial commonly found in soaps, shampoos, toothpastes and many other household items. Despite its widespread use, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report potentially serious consequences of long-term exposure to the chemical.

The Dirty Side of Soap

November 17, 2014 – 1:00 pm | Edit Post

Triclosan is an antimicrobial commonly found in soaps, shampoos, toothpastes and many other household items. Despite its widespread use, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report potentially serious consequences of long-term exposure to the chemical.

Regional Transportation Projects to Transform Access to Campus

November 6, 2014 – 7:00 am | Edit Post

Over the next few years, a series of regional transportation projects will occur at and around UC San Diego, transforming how students, faculty, staff, patients and visitors will access campus. The projects will accomplish everything from bringing the trolley into the heart of campus to constructing a new transit center and expanding the Genesee Avenue Bridge and Interstate 5 interchange.

Triton Fest Brings Laughs, Scares and Fun Dares

November 6, 2014 – 7:00 am | Edit Post

UC San Diego’s newest tradition—Triton Fest—had students dancing to a silent disco, running from zombies, racing go-karts and tackling inflatable obstacles in superhero costumes. More than 7,300 students attended the fall kickoff experience, which was held the first three Friday and Saturday nights in October. The free late-night events offered an opportunity for all students to socialize and get involved in campus life early in the academic year.

Regional Transportation Projects to Transform Access to Campus

November 6, 2014 – 7:00 am | Edit Post

Over the next few years, a series of regional transportation projects will occur at and around UC San Diego, transforming how students, faculty, staff, patients and visitors will access campus. The projects will accomplish everything from bringing the trolley into the heart of campus to constructing a new transit center and expanding the Genesee Avenue Bridge and Interstate 5 interchange.

Triton Fest Brings Laughs, Scares and Fun Dares

November 6, 2014 – 7:00 am | Edit Post

UC San Diego’s newest tradition—Triton Fest—had students dancing to a silent disco, running from zombies, racing go-karts and tackling inflatable obstacles in superhero costumes. More than 7,300 students attended the fall kickoff experience, which was held the first three Friday and Saturday nights in October. The free late-night events offered an opportunity for all students to socialize and get involved in campus life early in the academic year.