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UCTV Blog - UC Television · 1w ago

How Could This Happen?

How could Buczacz, the European town that was home to Jews, Poles and Ukrainians for hundreds of years, be turned into a community of genocide in the early 1940’s? Using eyewitness reports, ...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 1W ago

Rare Disorders and Glycobiology

There are more than 7000 rare disorders affecting more than 30 million Americans. Only half have a known cause. Hudson Freeze, PhD, Professor of Glycobiology & Director of the Human Genetics...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 1W ago

How Should the US Approach China?

When then-President-elect Trump took a phone call from the leader of Taiwan in December, he threatened to upend the “One China” policy that has been in place since the Nixon administration. ...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 2W ago

Saving the Manta Ray

Demand for gill rakers for use in alternative medicine has put the oceanic manta ray (Manta birostris) population at risk. With their extremely low reproductive rates, large scale and even s...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 3W ago

Robotics for Assisted Living

“When should your robot rat you out, and when should it not?” asks Albert (“Al”) P. Pisano, Professor and Dean, UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering. Robotics are becoming a bigger and ...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 3W ago

Trauma Care

In the United States, there are over 37 million injury-related visits to the emergency room every year. One out of three people will suffer a traumatic injury during their lifetime. Providin...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 4W ago

San Diego Opera Spotlight: Verdi’s Falstaff

“And here I stand. Judge, my masters.” – Falstaff, Henry IV Part 1 Giuseppe Verdi’s final opera, Falstaff, grew out the composer’s desire to write a comic opera (his first in 50 years) and h...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 1M ago

Finding Common Ground – Facts and Shared Values

One thing most can agree on right now – people are paying attention to politics. Whether it’s marching or writing or donating (or all 3!), Americans are engaged in ways not seen in decades. ...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 1M ago

Influence of Early Experience on Adult Brain Organization and Function

With the explosion in techniques to explore the human brain at every scale has come a deeper understanding of fundamental human characteristics. We are also able to see impairments and dysfu...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 1M ago

LGBT Health and Transgender Surgery

People who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) are diverse, but they also have a common need for access to culturally-sensitive health care that recognizes and responds to thei...