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Stretchable Biofuel Cells Extract Energy From Sweat to Power Wearable Devices

A team of engineers has developed stretchable fuel cells that extract energy from sweat and are capable of powering electronics, such as LEDs and Bluetooth radios. The biofuel cells generate 10 times more power per surface area than any existing...
22-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UC San Diego’s $1.16B in Research Funding Sets New Record


UC San Diego announces record-setting year in sponsored research support.
21-Aug-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

SPOILER ALERT: Computer Simulations Provide Preview of Next Week's Solar Eclipse


On August 21, 2017, a total eclipse of the Sun will be visible across the U.S. Using massive supercomputers, researchers from Predictive Science Inc. (PSI) in San Diego completed a series highly-detailed solar simulations timed to the moment of the...
17-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Drug-Delivering Micromotors Treat Their First Bacterial Infection in the Stomach

Nanoengineers at the University of California San Diego have demonstrated for the first time using micromotors to treat a bacterial infection in the stomach. These tiny vehicles, each about half the width of a human hair, swim rapidly throughout the...
15-Aug-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Find New Way to Map Differences in the Brain


A team from the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and the University of California San Diego has, for the first time, profiled chemical modifications in the DNA of individual neurons, giving the most detailed information yet on what makes one...
7-Aug-2017 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rady School of Management Venture Fund Invests in One of Its Own

The Rady Venture Fund at the Rady School of Management University of California San Diego, announced their recent investment in Cloudbeds, their first investment in a company co-founded by a Rady MBA. The Rady Venture Fund provides investment...
10-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Science Workshops at City of San Diego Libraries Prepare Families to Observe, Experience the Great American Eclipse

The San Diego Public Library and UC San Diego Extension are hosting eclipse workshops on the science and history of eclipses as part of the Library NExT program.
9-Aug-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A New View for Protein Turnover in the Brain


Scientists have provided the first evidence that lysosomes, specialized structures found in nearly every cell in your body, can travel to distant parts of neurons to branch-like areas known as dendrites. Lysosomes help keep brain balance by removing...
7-Aug-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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


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

Founder of UC San Diego’s Dance Program Establishes $100,000 Endowment

Professor emerita Margaret C. Marshall, founder of the dance program at the University of California, San Diego, has established with her husband, Mark G. Marshall, a $100,000 endowment fund to continue the legacy of dance in the Division of Arts...
31-Oct-2013 3:10 PM EDT

University Experts Available to Discuss Charles Darwin and Evolution

The University of California, San Diego is hosting a series of events this spring to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin and to reflect on how his ideas continue to influence science. The University also has a list of...
30-Jan-2009 1:00 PM EST

One Year after California's Devastating 2007 Wildfires, Environmental and Health Effects of Smoke Better Understood


Description: Looking for an expert to talk on the upcoming anniversary of last October's wildfires? UC San Diego faculty are available to comment.
2-Oct-2008 3:00 PM EDT

Healthcare Systems Experts Discuss Campaign Issues

A nationally recognized healthcare policy expert at UC San Diego School of Medicine is available to discuss campaign issues related to healthcare plans/promises.
22-Aug-2008 1:00 PM EDT

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