Scientists at the Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute in La Jolla say they have identified the sensor in human lungs that detects SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and signals the body to mount an antiviral response.
The La Jolla Shores Association is answering a call for support from a Scripps Institution of Oceanography researcher in his effort to acquire machines that measure microplastics in the air people breathe.
As governments, scientists and individuals grapple with how to tackle a possible looming climate crisis, new research from UC San Diego released Jan. 14 explores a potential mode of response that seems borderline science fiction.
A total of 245 students have tested positive since the winter quarter began Jan. 4. Eighty-five percent of the 109 infected students living on campus went home for the holidays.
It’s common knowledge that eating well and exercising are precursors to a healthy life — and seemingly the solution for many ailments.
Scientists at Scripps Research in La Jolla have demonstrated a promising new strategy for treating lymphomas, a group of cancers that begin in infection-fighting cells of the immune system called lymphocytes.