Scripps News Archives

Environmental microorganisms in petri dish. Photo courtesy of Simon Fraser University New Study Looks to Future of Drug Discovery in Natural World
Researchers ponder question: Is there anything still out there to discover?
May 09, 2017
Grad Students Show Lawmakers Value of UC Research
A delegation of UC graduate students traveled to the State Capitol April 19 to impress upon legislators the value of graduate research
May 08, 2017
Photo of the Week: Solar Spectacle
Though we think the pier is picture-perfect all year long
May 04, 2017
Researchers take part in the EarthOptimism and March for Science underwater off Maui, April 22 Around the Pier: Marching for Science in Scripps Style – Underwater, at Sea, and in San Diego
Researchers turn out in force to take part in international event
May 03, 2017
Boy peers into an aqaurium tank Research in Action: New Exhibit at Birch Aquarium
Exhibit doubles as a working laboratory for Scripps Oceanography scientists
May 03, 2017
Various plankton in ocean waters off La Jolla, Calif. Around the Pier: The Bioengineering Behind the Beauty
Scripps oceanographer Andrew Barton receives Simons Foundation Early Career Award to study plankton
May 02, 2017
Three-year effort launched to understand melanins, responsible for the iridescent plumage of this glossy starling. Photo: istock UC San Diego Receives $7.5 Million to Develop Innovative Uses for Melanin
Scripps marine biologist part of multidisciplinary team
Apr 27, 2017
Photo of the Week: Supporting Science at Sea
Undergraduates march for science aboard R/V Sproul
Apr 26, 2017
Fellowship Brunch Scripps Donors Thanked for Support at Annual Fellowship Brunch
Graduate students and donors discussed scientific research at yearly event
Apr 25, 2017
fishermen New Study Suggests Overfishing in One of World’s Most Productive Fishing Regions
Scripps-led study finds over capacity in Gulf of California’s small-scale fisheries
Apr 25, 2017
Photo of the Week: The Look of the Sound of the Sea
Student applies color and depth to marine mammal sounds
Apr 21, 2017
Northern California Just Surpassed the Wettest Year on Record
Atmospheric rivers, a key focus of Scripps research center, responsible for record-breaking rain
Apr 13, 2017
Marching for Science
Members of UC San Diego community gear up for March for Science in San Diego and Washington D.C.
Apr 13, 2017
2017 Workshop on Big Data and the Earth Sciences UC San Diego Organizes 2017 Workshop on Big Data and the Earth Sciences
Organizers set April 21 deadline to submit paper to 'Grand Challenges' workshop
Apr 13, 2017
Scripps distinguished professor of oceanography Lynne Talley Scripps Distinguished Professor Receives Fridtjof Nansen Award
Lynne Talley honored for her contributions to the earth, planetary, and space sciences
Apr 10, 2017
Scripps marine microbiologists Doug Bartlett and Brad Moore Scripps Marine Microbiologists Honored for Scientific Leadership
Professors Doug Bartlett and Brad Moore named fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology
Apr 07, 2017
Young boy spins an outdoor art installation. Around the Pier: Weather on Steroids Exhibit Merges Scripps Climate Science with Art
Artistic and scientific showcase on display at the La Jolla Historical Society through May 21
Apr 06, 2017
Computer programmer Cameron Beccario, creator of weather data visualization, at Scripps-hosted hackathon Around the Pier: Scripps and XPRIZE Team Up to Host Ocean Data Hackathon
“We want data to be in the hands of the people who pay for it"
Apr 06, 2017
Biometeorologist Jennifer Vanos A Scientist's Life: Jennifer Vanos
Biometeorologist is at intersection of weather and human health
Apr 04, 2017
Photo of the Week: Algae Scrub
Grad student chores include tending to Birch Aquarium's loggerhead turtle
Apr 03, 2017
Distinguished Professor Miriam Kastner Distinguished Professor Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Miriam Kastner is recognized for her contributions in the field of gas hydrates
Mar 30, 2017
Marine ecologist Octavio Aburto-Oropeza in his element. Photo: Claudio Contreras Koob Around the Pier: Scripps Marine Biologist-Photographer Honored as 2017 Rolex Artist-in-Exploration
Award supports mangrove forest research
Mar 29, 2017
Scripps biological oceanographer and copepod expert Mark Ohman with image of namesake crustacean Around the Pier: What’s in a Name?
Scripps biological oceanographer has a marine organism named after him
Mar 27, 2017
Scripps students Four Scripps Students Receive Outstanding Student Paper Awards from AGU
Competitive program awards students for top research and communication skills
Mar 27, 2017
Photo of the Week: Neighbors at Sea
R/V Sally Ride teams up with research platform FLIP
Mar 23, 2017