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UC San Diego and Thermo Fisher Scientific Enter Innovative Strategic Partnership

The unprecedented 10-year agreement aims to accelerate research and technology innovation, develop diverse talent and achieve ambitious sustainability goals.


How Seaweed Can be a Climate Change Solution

Marine ecologist Jennifer Smith is working on cultivating a type of seaweed with the potential to help with climate change.

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