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Computer Scientists Claim World Data Sorting Record for Second Year
June 17, 2011

  Not content to rest on their laurels, a team of data center researchers from the Center ...

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Coming to TV Screens of the Future: A Sense of Smell
June 14, 2011

Today’s television programs are designed to trigger your emotions and your mind through your...

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There's a Mouse in the Maze: UCSD IEEE Organizes First-ever Southern California Robotic Mouse Competition
June 14, 2011

First, there was Mickey Mouse. Then came Mighty Mouse. Now, at the dawn of the 21st century, comes...

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UCSD Undergrad's National Geographic Collaboration Leads to Internship
June 10, 2011

Like many undergraduate students, Alan Turchik's academic journey has been full of random twis...

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Irwin Jacobs and Jack Wolf Win 2011 Marconi Prize, Known as the Nobel of Information Technology
June 8, 2011

  Irwin Mark Jacobs and Jack Keil Wolf—two engineers whose groundbreaking research...

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New Directions in Data Storage Solutions
June 6, 2011

One day in the not-too-distant future, the entire contents of the Library of Congress might be sto...

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Phase Change Memory-Based 'Moneta' System Points to the Future of Computer Storage
June 2, 2011

A faculty-student team in the Computer Science and Engineering department at the UC San Diego Jaco...

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Bioengineered Medical Devices in Finals for $100K UC San Diego Entrepreneur Challenge
May 31, 2011

From hospital-borne infections that cause nearly 20,000 deaths each year to a debilitating dry eye...

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Engineers Look to the Birds for the Future of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
May 27, 2011

Engineers at UC San Diego are mimicking the movement of bird wings to help improve the maneuverabi...

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Nanoengineers Invent New Biomaterial That More Closely Mimics Human Tissue
May 25, 2011

A new biomaterial designed for repairing damaged human tissue doesn’t wrinkle up when it is ...

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As Gravity Wanes and Pressures Gain, It's Pain and Bane for the Brain
May 24, 2011

A group of students from the University of California, San Diego and Grossmont Community College h...

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Food in the Fridge Hack Wins Top Prize at Yahoo! Competition
May 23, 2011

Most college students wouldn’t need a digital app to tell them what’s in their refrige...

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The UC San Diego Rady School of Management and the Jacobs School of Engineering Receive Grant to Empower Women Technology Entrepreneurs
May 20, 2011

The UC San Diego Rady School of Management and the von Liebig Center for Entrepreneurism and Techn...

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The Fastest Boxcar on Campus
May 20, 2011

2,000 burgers. 300 participants. 39 teams. And a parking lot full of scrap metal and junk. Some pl...

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California Energy Commission Accelerates Renewable Energy Research at UC San Diego Through $1.4 Million Grant
May 18, 2011

The California Energy Commission’s (CEC) Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) today announ...

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