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UC San Diego Startup Invited to First-Ever White House Demo Day
August 11, 2015

Wearless Tech, Inc., a San Francisco/San Diego startup with its roots in the University of Californi...

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Bioengineers identify the key genes and functions for sustaining microbial life
August 10, 2015

A new study led by bioengineers at the University of California, San Diego defines the core set of g...

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Qualcomm Institute Hosts North American School of Information Theory
August 6, 2015

For the first time, the North American School of Information Theory (NASIT) will be held at UC San D...

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UC San Diego Participates in Coursera Global Skills Initiative
August 5, 2015

Two research units at the University of California, San Diego are participating in a new program of ...

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Computer Scientists Work to Help Individuals with Locked-in Syndrome Thanks to Moxie Foundation
August 4, 2015

A $300,000 gift from the Moxie Foundation will support computer scientists at the University of Cali...

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NSF Gives Green Light to Pacific Research Platform
July 31, 2015

For the last three years, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has made a series of competitive gra...

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UC San Diego engineering team involved in a new $600 million photonics center
July 28, 2015

A team of photonics researchers at the University of California, San Diego is part a new multimillio...

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Boxfish shell inspires new materials for body armor and flexible electronics
July 28, 2015

The boxfish’s unique armor draws its strength from hexagon-shaped scales and the connections b...

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Campus supports computer science initiative to serve students interested in computational sciences
July 24, 2015

In an era of limits on the number of freshmen and transfer students accepted into computer science a...

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Department of Defense awards grants to engineers for equipment, instrumentation
July 24, 2015

The Department of Defense awarded 14 grants to researchers at the University of California, San Dieg...

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New resource makes gene editing technology even more user-friendly
July 16, 2015

Researchers at Harvard University and the University of California, San Diego, have developed a new ...

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'Minecraft Modding for Kids' teaches computer programming while you play Minecraft
July 13, 2015

Does your child spend hours playing Minecraft every day? Now there’s a book and software packa...

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The Moxie Center Closes On a High Note
July 10, 2015

The Moxie Center for Student Entrepreneurship capped its 2 ½-year life by winning the “...

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3D-printed robot is hard at heart, soft on the outside
July 9, 2015

Engineers at Harvard University and the University of California, San Diego, have created the first ...

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Jacobs School alumnus helps engineering team win $1 million in DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals
July 8, 2015

When the Running Man robot won second place at this year’s DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals, th...

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