Author: UCTV

  • Autism: Unlocking the Power of Gut Health

    The Autism Tree Project Foundation (ATPF) is on a mission to enhance the lives of individuals and families affected by autism. They offer early intervention and educational programs, promote research and innovation, and provide support to parents and caregivers. One of their key initiatives is the Global Neurodiversity Conference, which brings light to new groundbreaking […]

  • Walking on Poetry

    Kahnop is a Kumeyaay word meaning to tell a story. That’s exactly what the Stuart Collection at UC San Diego’s newest public art installation does. The 800-foot-long basalt stone pathway serves as a threshold from the new Blue Line trolley station to the campus. The sea of words beneath your feet is composed of 1,300 […]

  • Unlocking the Secrets of Aging

    Aging is an inevitable part of life. As the years pass, our bodies and minds undergo a series of changes, leading to various age-related diseases and frailty. But what if I told you that there’s a fascinating field of science dedicated to understanding aging and how we can potentially modify this natural process? S. Jay […]

  • Astronaut Dr. Peggy Whitson: Bridging Space and Medical Science

    In an era where the realms of space exploration and medical science are converging, few voices carry as much authority and insight as that of astronaut Dr. Peggy Whitson. Alongside her counterpart, Dr. Lisa Carnell, their dialogue at the 2023 Sanford Stem Cell Symposium exemplified the pioneering spirit driving this interdisciplinary frontier. Dr. Whitson, with […]

  • Journaling for Wellbeing

    In a captivating episode of Creative Conversations, Morgan Appel engages in a profound discussion with Irene Ekdahl diving deep into the transformative world of journaling. Explore the enlightening insights they shared and discover how journaling can be your secret weapon for self-expression, stress management, and unlocking the doors to your creativity. Join us on this […]

  • Exploring Psychedelics in Mental Health

    In recent years, the intersection of psychedelics and mental health has become a topic of growing interest in the medical community. Dr. Josh Woolley, Director of the Translational Psychedelic Research Program at UC San Francisco, recently shared his insights on the risks and benefits of psychedelic use, especially among younger populations. Dr. Woolley discussed the […]

  • Your Eyes Can Deceive You: Exposing Deepfakes

    Have you ever seen software that allows you to take an old still photo and magically have it smile at you? Or turn your selfie into a photograph that could be found in a yearbook from the 1990s? The technology that began as simple digital video manipulation for motion pictures has moved into deepfake technology […]

  • Heartbeats and Hormones: The Story of Beta Adrenergic Receptors

    Have you ever wondered about the meticulous operations that go on inside our cells? Each cell, the fundamental unit of life, is like a bustling city, full of constant chatter and communication. A recent program shed light on one such form of communication—cellular signaling—and how it affects our body’s responses, especially under stressful conditions. Researchers […]

  • U.S.-China Relations: A Delicate, Diplomatic Dance

    U.S.-China relations stands as a linchpin in today’s global landscape, encapsulating an intricate blend of significance, complexity, and urgency. To comprehend how the U.S. forges its China policy, it is important to look at the evolving strategies employed by different administrations over the years. In this compelling conversation, Susan Shirk, professor emeritus at the UC […]

  • Human Rights Defender: A Life in Education and Advocacy with Eva Pacheco

    Eva Pacheco’s story is one of determination, resilience, and an unwavering commitment to bilingual education. Starting her career as a teacher in Mexico, Eva already held a deep appreciation for education’s transformative power. However, when she moved to the United States, she quickly recognized the challenges the American education system posed for bilingual learners like […]

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