Scripps News Archives

Illustration of car interior temperatures. Image: Arizona State University Hot Cars Can Hit Life-Threatening Levels in Approximately One Hour
Interior temperatures can rise to 116° F, potentially causing fatal injuries to children trapped inside
May 24, 2018
Campus Summit Encourages Collaboration to Solve Environmental Woes
Inaugural UP Summit brought together researchers and policymakers for the good of the planet
May 24, 2018
Scientists traveling across Greenland’s sea ice via dogsled. Photo: Margaret Lindeman From the Field: Greenland by Helicopter (and Dogsled)
Scripps students try to inform estimates of sea-level rise from remote ice cap
May 23, 2018
The remains of the starboard wing and landing gear of the “Heaven Can Wait” B-24. Missing World War II B-24 Bomber Discovered By Project Recover Off Papua New Guinea
Latest find ends years-long search for “Heaven Can Wait” aircraft shot down in 1944 battle and associated with 11 American MIAs
May 23, 2018
Department of Defense awards will support instrument development across several UC San Diego disciplines Department of Defense Awards Funds to Ten UC San Diego Researchers to Develop Instrumentation
Seven of the DURIP awards to Scripps research will support instrumentation that enables observation of marine acoustics, ocean-atmosphere interface
May 21, 2018
Scripps grad student Regina Guazzo Scripps Student Spotlight: Regina Guazzo
Biological oceanography graduate student uses acoustic technology to study gray whale migration
May 15, 2018
Samples of phytoplankton collected by scientists in the Weddell Sea off Antarctica Photo of the Week: Life under the Ice
Researchers investigate how iceberg calving affects Antarctic marine life
May 15, 2018
Photo of the Week: Quad Squad
Drone helps survey changing landscape of Los Penasquitos Lagoon
May 11, 2018
Scripps alumna Dominique Barnes leads New Wave Foods, a company that develops plant-based seafood alternatives. The Shrimp That Isn't
Scripps alumna Dominique Barnes disrupts seafood, not ocean ecosystems
May 11, 2018
Red Tide Brings Bioluminescence to San Diego Beaches
Dinoflagellate-driven displays have been spotted from La Jolla to Encinitas
May 09, 2018
Bradley Moore Natural Product Chemistry Award Marine Chemical Biologist Honored by Royal Society of Chemistry
UC San Diego’s Bradley Moore receives Natural Product Chemistry Award
May 09, 2018
Photo of the Week: Crushed Ice
Collecting glacial ice to study fjord ecosystems in the Southern Ocean
May 03, 2018
A robot inspired by eels in a Birch Aquarium at Scripps tank. It is meant to be as non-invasive to natural habitats as possible. Research Highlight: Transparent Eel-like Soft Robot Can Swim Silently Underwater
Scripps researcher bases optical properties of robot on those of eel larvae
May 01, 2018
Satellite view of the Baltic Sea on July 8, 2005 showing surface accumulations of cyanobacteria Research Highlight: See You in Three Years
Researchers find that toxic blooms of cyanobacteria happen at regular intervals in the Baltic Sea. Why they are so regular is anyone’s guess.
Apr 30, 2018
Photo of the Week: Beach Teach
Undergrads learn about the geologic record from La Jolla shore and cliffs
Apr 27, 2018
Scripps grad student Leticia Cavole Scripps Student Spotlight: Leticia Cavole
Marine biology graduate student is studying the effects of climate change on fish growth
Apr 27, 2018
Rear Admiral Brian Brown Scripps Alumnus Highlight: Q&A with Rear Admiral Brian Brown
Rear Admiral Brian Brown, MS ‘87, recently appointed to serve as commander of Naval Information Forces
Apr 24, 2018
Kate Furby Scripps Alumna Selected as AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellow
Kathryn Furby to write for the Washington Post in her commitment to humanize science
Apr 23, 2018
Scripps CO2 Group Director Ralph Keeling in the lab Video: How Scientists Measure Carbon Dioxide in the Air
A 60th anniversary tour of the process behind the Keeling Curve
Apr 23, 2018
Photo of the Week: Twice as Nice
Sun shines through sampling nets off California coast
Apr 20, 2018
Undergraduate students at Scripps Oceanography aboard a cruise on R/V Robert Gordon Sproul. Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences Among New Majors Offered at UC San Diego
Undergraduates get hands-on training to tackle real-world issues
Apr 17, 2018
Scientists Matthew Alford (left) and Thomas Peacock at sea during study of potential seabed mining effects, February 2018 Collaborative Scientific Research Is Needed to Inform the Future of Seabed Mining
There’s an opportunity to establish guidelines before operations to extract valuable minerals from the ocean becomes widespread, researchers say
Apr 17, 2018
Photo of the Week: Gateway to Science
Researchers probe past climate change in Nepal
Apr 13, 2018
Beach surveys via ATV. Photo: Daron Case Just Add Sand
Sand nourishment projects aim to preserve California’s iconic sandy beaches
Apr 09, 2018
Brice Semmens (right) participates in a Google Hangout at a grouper spawning aggregation site. Photo: Joshua Stewart Research Highlight: Grouper Moon Project Uses Scripps Science to Revive a Caribbean Fish
The Nassau Grouper is in the midst of a comeback thanks to conservation and technology
Apr 05, 2018