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Researchers Discover Specific Tumor Environment That Triggers Cells to Metastasize

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A team of bioengineers and bioinformaticians at the University of California San Diego have discovered how the environment surrounding a tumor can trigger metastatic behavior in cancer cells. Specifically, when tumor cells are confined in a dense...
21-Nov-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Watching Atoms Move in Hybrid Perovskite Crystals Reveals Clues to Improving Solar Cells

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The discovery of nanoscale changes deep inside hybrid perovskites could shed light on developing low-cost, high-efficiency solar cells. Using X-ray beams and lasers, a team of researchers led by the University of California San Diego discovered how...
21-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Alumnus and Qualcomm Co-Founder Franklin Antonio Gives $30 Million to UC San Diego

The University of California San Diego has joined the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Research University Consortium, a prestigious academic leadership group in the humanities. There are currently 35 additional top universities in the...
17-Nov-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UC San Diego Launches Institute to Address Ethics of Today’s Innovation

To help close the gap between the pace of innovation and society’s ability to deal with these advances responsibly, the University of California San Diego—one of the world’s greatest producers of technology, medical innovations and scientific...
16-Nov-2017 7:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Multi-Partner Awards in Artificial Intelligence and Life Sciences Achievements

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The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California San Diego received two key HPCwire awards for 2017, recognizing the use of its Comet supercomputer in the areas of artificial intelligence (AI) research and the life sciences.
14-Nov-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Speedy Collision Detector Could Make Robots Better Human Assistants

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A faster collision detection algorithm could enable robots to work more fluidly in the operating room or at home for assisted living. The algorithm, dubbed “Fastron,” runs up to 8 times faster than existing collision detection algorithms. It...
14-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Anna Sew Hoy Selected as Inaugural Artist in Residence at UC San Diego

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A renowned artist, Anna Sew Hoy will both practice her craft as well as mentor and instruct UC San Diego students during a critical stage of their artistic development.
13-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Discover New Pathway for Handling Stress

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Researchers studying how animals respond to infections have found a new pathway that may help in tolerating stressors that damage proteins. Naming the pathway the Intracellular Pathogen Response, the scientists say it is a newly discovered way for...
6-Nov-2017 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Northern CA Wildfires Generate 1.5 Million Views of UC San Diego’s ‘Firemap’ Resource

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A web-based tool recently developed by UC San Diego researchers under an NSF grant to perform data-driven predictive modeling and real-time tracking of fires has already been viewed about one million times and generated more than 115,000 unique...
13-Oct-2017 4:05 PM EDT

UC San Diego Scientists Garner National High-Risk, High-Reward Awards

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Emma Farley, an assistant professor at UC San Diego’s Division of Biological Sciences and School of Medicine, has been awarded the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award. Melissa Gymrek, an assistant professor in the School of Medicine and...
5-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT

Structural Engineer Available for Interviews About Damage in Mexico Earthquake.

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20-Sep-2017 1:05 PM EDT

Saving the World, One Robot Swarm-Infested Hurricane at a Time

11-Sep-2017 6:05 PM EDT

Seismologists Available to Discuss North Korea 6.3 Seismic Event

3-Sep-2017 3:05 PM EDT

Researcher Available to Discuss Impact of Solar Eclipse on Solar Power Generation

16-Aug-2017 7:05 AM EDT

Engineering Professors and Graduate Students Talk Nanotechnology and AI at San Diego Comic-Con

19-Jul-2017 4:05 PM EDT

UC San Diego Surgeon Heading to 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games

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In two weeks, UC San Diego Health orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Sonya Ahmed will head to Lillehammer, Norway for the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games. Ahmed is a former elite athlete herself—competing internationally in gymnastics and in collegiate pole...
29-Jan-2016 3:05 PM EST

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