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Deep-sea dragonfish with transparent teeth. Photos by David Baillot/UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering

What makes the teeth of deep-sea dragonfish transparent?

The dragon fish is a voracious predator of the deep sea with an arsenal of tools to hunt prey and remain concealed. In contrast...
To locate the brain area where value information is stably maintained in mice, researchers simultaneously imaged more than 500 neurons, shown here as white circles. Credit: Komiyama Lab, UC San Diego

Scientists pinpointed brain area where value decisions are made

Neuroscientists at the University of California San Diego have recently located the brain area that makes valuable decisions based on past experiences. That brain...
Are you lonely? You are not alone: Study

Are you lonely? You are not alone: Study

Loneliness is a common human emotion, and when fleeting, it is possible that an individual may not be gravely impacted. However, persistent and pervasive...
Researchers Shed Light on Formation of Black Holes and Galaxies

Researchers Shed Light on Formation of Black Holes and Galaxies

Scientists at the University of California San Diego have shed light on the formation of supermassive black holes and galaxies by highlighting the physics surrounding the...
Scientists develop a simple tool to tell if websites suffered a data breach

Scientists develop a simple tool to tell if websites suffered a data breach

Scientists at the University of California San Diego have developed and successfully tested a tool designed to detect when websites are hacked by monitoring...

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