Engineers in UC San Diego’s Coordinated Robotics Lab have developed new image processing techniques for rapid exploration and characterization of structural fires. Employing small Segway-like robotic vehicles, an on-board software system combines thermal data recorded by an infrared camera with high-resolution color images to map a 3D scene of a fire location.
The number of San Diego County Hepatitis A cases associated with a recall of Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend of frozen berries sold through Costco has grown to eight, according to officials with the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA).
Jun 5, 2013 | Posted in Health & Science
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Women in Science and Technology Conference was held May 18 at the UC San Diego Faculty Club on campus.
Cameron received the 2013 Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest from Scripps Institution of Oceanography last week.
Two local cases of hepatitis A, which are part of a five-state outbreak, have prompted a warning to consumers not to eat Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend of frozen berries sold through Costco stores.
May 31, 2013 | Posted in Health & Science
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On June 13 the International Bipolar Foundation will hold its monthly mental health lecture with Kristen Dahlin speaking about “Treating Severe Mood Dysregulation with Dialectical Behavior Therapy.”
When the new Southwest Fisheries Science Center (SWFSC) Laboratory opens this summer, the NOAA research facility will be capable of much more than it’s former self. The new space implements energy- saving technologies, has a 500,000-gallon research tank to better test its research vehicles, and improvements to the necropsy station, genetics labs, and the seawater aquaria for the study of marine life.
The cancer-survivor celebration, Survivor Beach, has always had an “aloha spirit,” but this year there are several new elements to the surf-oriented fundraiser.
For the first time, Stand Up Paddleboards (SUP) and paddle surfing will be the vehicle for participants. The event will get underway at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, June 2 at the beach in front of Scripps Institute of Oceanography, and is in need of volunteers (see box).
Now is a time of truly unprecedented scientific innovation and clinical revolution in cancer research and therapy. We understand the nature of cancer better than ever; we have more tools and tricks.
La Jollan Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, will be posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama.