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A Race to Build the Smartest Rover 5/25/17
A Race to Build the Smartest Rover
The exploration of Martian soils began nearly two decades ago with the successful landing of an automobile-sized, one-ton robot on Mars. Now, students at UC San Diego are working to develop the next generation of Mars rovers. 
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Nanopore Technology Makes Leap from DNA Sequencing to Identifying Proteins 5/25/17
Nanopore Technology Makes Leap from DNA Sequencing to Identifying Proteins
In the May issue of PLOS Computational Biology, scientists from UC San Diego and the University of Notre Dame report on a study that could open up the field for nanopore-based protein identification – and eventually proteomic profiling of large numbers of proteins in complex mixtures of different types of molecules. 
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New brain mapping tool produces higher resolution data during brain surgery 5/24/17
New brain mapping tool produces higher resolution data during brain surgery
Researchers have developed a new device to map the brain during surgery and distinguish between healthy and diseased tissues. The device provides higher resolution neural readings than existing tools used in the clinic and could enable doctors to perform safer, more precise brain surgeries.
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Printed, flexible and rechargeable battery can power wearable sensors 5/24/17
Printed, flexible and rechargeable battery can power wearable sensors
Nanoengineers at the University of California San Diego have developed the first printed battery that is flexible, stretchable and rechargeable. The zinc batteries could be used to power everything from wearable sensors to solar cells and other kinds of electronics. The work appears in the April 19, 2017 issue of Advanced Energy Materials.   
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QI Hosts Game Design Career Showcase for San Diego Students 5/24/17
QI Hosts Game Design Career Showcase for San Diego Students
Some 150 high school students and 50 UC San Diego undergraduates converged on Atkinson Hall May 22 to learn something about jobs of the future, notably in game design and virtual reality. They were part of the Link2 San Diego program, launched by the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation (EDC) in 2015 to introduce local students to exciting career opportunities in order to grow and retain talent for the San Diego region. 
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New UC San Diego Technology Accelerator Selects Five Teams for Its Inaugural Cohort 5/23/17
New UC San Diego Technology Accelerator Selects Five Teams for Its Inaugural Cohort
Today the Institute for the Global Entrepreneur (IGE) at the University of California San Diego announced team selections for its new technology accelerator. Five UC San Diego research teams, with innovations ranging from advanced healthcare diagnostics and medical device technologies to next generation LIDAR for autonomous-vehicle navigation, have been selected to join the new campus program.
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UC San Diego Electrical Engineering Professor Pam Cosman Wins Pinnacle Award 5/22/17
UC San Diego Electrical Engineering Professor Pam Cosman Wins Pinnacle Award
Pamela Cosman, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering, is being honored for her exemplary leadership among women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Cosman was one of just seven recipients of the 2017 Pinnacle Awards, announced May 5, 2017.  
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UC San Diego Engineer Talks Tech with Congressional Staff in Washington, D.C. 5/19/17
UC San Diego Engineer Talks Tech with Congressional Staff in Washington, D.C.
UC San Diego electrical engineering professor Patrick Mercier met with staff members working for representatives for San Diego County and for California Senator Dianne Feinstein at an event on Capitol Hill, where he showcased wearable technologies that have the potential to revolutionize access to health care. 
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