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UC San Diego researchers team up with Illumina to speed-read your microbiome
October 9, 2015

As researchers try to sort out the complex relationship between microbial populations and human heal...

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UC San Diego Researchers Team Up with Illumina to Speed-Read Your Microbiome
October 7, 2015

Data analysis app accelerates studies aimed at using microbes to predict, diagnose and treat human d...

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NIH Common Fund selects UC San Diego engineers as High-Risk, High-Reward Research Awardees
October 6, 2015

Two engineering professors from the University of California, San Diego have received $5.9 million i...

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Computer scientist receives prestigious award for operating systems research
October 6, 2015

Computer scientist Yuanyuan “YY” Zhou from the University of California, San Diego, rece...

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NIH Establishes 4D Nucleome Research Centers and Organizational Hub at UC San Diego
October 5, 2015

Under its new 4D Nucleome Program, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Common Fund has awarded t...

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Robots in the Operating Room
October 1, 2015

University of California, San Diego bioengineering alumnus Jonathan Sorger, Director of Medical Rese...

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Major hacking event to welcome more than 1,500 programmers to San Diego
September 29, 2015

More than 1,500 computer science students andprogrammers will converge in San Diego to take part in ...

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UC San Diego Engineers on Thomson Reuters list of Highly Cited Researchers
September 24, 2015

Three professors from the University of California, San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering have earn...

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World's largest outdoor shake table gets $5.2 million from National Science Foundation
September 24, 2015

The University of California at San Diego has received a $5.2 million grant from the National Scienc...

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Babies time their smiles to make their moms smile in return
September 23, 2015

Why do babies smile when they interact with their parents? Could their smiles have a purpose? In the...

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Tiny carbon-capturing motors may help tackle rising carbon dioxide levels
September 22, 2015

Machines that are much smaller than the width of a human hair could one day help clean up carbon dio...

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Learning Company Co-Founded by UC San Diego Researcher Secures $10 Million
September 21, 2015

Planet3, an exploration-based learning company, has announced it has secured $10 million in fun...

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NSF Locates National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure Site at UC San Diego
September 17, 2015

The University of California, San Diego has been named one the first university sites in the ne...

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Hearts build new muscle with this simple protein patch
September 16, 2015

An international team of researchers has identified a protein that helps heart muscle cells regenera...

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Targeted drug delivery with these nanoparticles can make medicines more effective
September 16, 2015

Nanoparticles disguised as human platelets could greatly enhance the healing power of drug treatment...

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