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Chocolate lovers, rejoice

A UC San Diego study shows that adults who eat chocolate on a regular basis are actually thinner that those who don’t.

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Heading into near-zero gravity

UC San Diego students are in Houston, on a NASA plane, this week to investigate what happens in the heads of astronauts during weightlessness. They are part of NASA's Microgravity University, which offers selected students a rare chance to do research in near-zero gravity.

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New ship a powerful research tool

A Scripps Institution of Oceanography vessel, funded by the U.S. Navy, will help scientists better understand how the Earth and environment work.

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The call of the Arctic

Scientists at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego deploy new technology that records the kaleidoscope of songs and sounds from marine animals in the Arctic. It will help understand the effect of global warming on animals in that region.