Biotecnología

Biotecnología

Community conservation reserves protect fish diversity in tropical rivers
26/11/2020 - New research sheds light on the production of an 800-year-old turkey feather blanket and explores the economic and cultural aspects of raising turkeys to supply feathers in the ancient Southwest.
Neutrinos yield first experimental evidence of catalyzed fusion dominant in many stars
26/11/2020 - Researchers have discovered that assembly of the algal pyrenoid, a structure that mediates the incorporation of carbon dioxide into sugars, is guided by the presence of a particular protein sequence,...
Scientists determine the structure of glass-shaping protein in sponges
26/11/2020 - Researchers at the University of York have created a new modified wheat variety that increases grain production by up to 12%.
Everyday activities enhance personal well-being
26/11/2020 - The Loricifera is a microscopic, sediment-dwelling marine invertebrate, with a head covered in over 200 spines and an abdomen with a protective shell - known as a lorica. Since it was first...
Machine learning: A breakthrough in the study of stellar nurseries
26/11/2020 - A proof-of-concept study conducted in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease offers new evidence that copper isotopes can be used to detect the amyloid-beta protein deposits that form in the...
Five UC San Diego Experts Elected AAAS Fellows in 2020
25/11/2020 - American Association for the Advancement of Science honors the contributions of UC San Diego leaders in astrophysics, research advocacy, organic chemistry, psychiatry and geophysics.
Antimicrobial Soap Additive Worsens Fatty Liver Disease in Mice
25/11/2020 - Triclosan, an antimicrobial found in many soaps and other household items, worsens fatty liver disease in mice fed a high-fat diet.
52 UC San Diego Researchers Are Named Highly Cited in 2020 Listing
25/11/2020 - 52 faculty members and researchers at UC San Diego are among the world’s most influential in their fields, according to the Web of Science Group.
Study: COVID-19 Infection Combined with Blood Clots Worsen Patient Outcomes
25/11/2020 - While respiratory issues continue to be the most common symptom of a COVID-19 infection, new research indicates the disease could also be associated with an increased tendency of the blood to clot,...
Researchers Reveal Switch Used in Plant Defense Against Animal Attack
25/11/2020 - Researchers have identified the first key biological switch that sounds an alarm in plants when plant-eating animals attack. The mechanism will help unlock a trove of new strategies for improved...
New Grant Seeks to Fill Knowledge Gaps Regarding Spina Bifida
25/11/2020 - Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine and Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine have been awarded a five-year, $8.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to...
Salk Professors Susan Kaech and Alan Saghatelian named 2020 AAAS Fellows
25/11/2020 - LA JOLLA—Salk Professors Susan Kaech and Alan Saghatelian have been named 2020 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific...
Commonly used antibiotic shows promise for combating Zika infections
25/11/2020 - US pollution regulations meant to protect humans from dirty air are also saving birds. So concludes a new continent-wide study. Study authors found that improved air quality under a federal program...
Enzymatic photocaging for the study of gene regulation through DNA methylation
25/11/2020 - Triclosan, an antimicrobial found in many soaps and other household items, worsens fatty liver disease in mice fed a high-fat diet.
AI helps scientists understand brain activity behind thoughts
25/11/2020 - Mothers leave their mark on their children in many ways - and researchers have discovered a protein called SMCHD1 is involved in this 'imprinting' process. SMCHD1 switches certain genes...
Vibrations of coronavirus proteins may play a role in infection
20/11/2020 - A new review reports on the available evidence about children and young people specifically, stating that loneliness is associated with mental health problems, including depression and...
UC San Diego Leads Research that Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize
20/11/2020 - Computational Chemist Rommie Amaro, members of her lab win one of the most coveted awards in supercomputing for research related to COVID-19
Clearing the Course for Glycans in Development of Flu Drugs
20/11/2020 - There is no hole-in-one drug treatment when it comes to the flu, but that doesn’t stop scientists from trying to sink one. Especially since as many as one in five Americans gets the flu. The...
Q&A: Teaching Tents Take Shape
20/11/2020 - How did use of massive tents to enable students to learn outdoors take shape, what technology is available and which classes will be taught outdoors? To answer these and other questions, we spoke...
Experimenting in Space to Help Prevent Mudslides Here on Earth
20/11/2020 - What can the International Space Station teach us about mudslides here on Earth? UC San Diego engineers are trying to better understand the role gravity plays in mudslides. That is why in 18 months,...
Five Salk professors named among most highly cited researchers in the world
19/11/2020 - LA JOLLA—Salk Professors Joanne Chory, Joseph Ecker, Rusty Gage, Reuben Shaw and Kay Tye have been named to the Highly Cited Researchers list by Clarivate. The list identifies researchers who...