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Nanobowls offer a way to magnetically deliver drugs in the body
August 4, 2016

Imagine a device that could transport drugs to any diseased site in the body with the help of a smal...

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UC San Diego part of new DOE consortium to revolutionize electric car battery performance
August 3, 2016

Researchers at the University of California San Diego are part of the new Battery500 consortium led ...

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Flexible wearable electronic skin patch offers new way to monitor alcohol levels
August 2, 2016

Engineers at UC San Diego have developed a flexible wearable sensor that can accurately measure a pe...

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Startup Founded by UC San Diego Alumni Receives $750,000 NSF Small Business Grant
August 2, 2016

The U.S. National Science Foundation has announced it is awarding $750,000 Small Business Innovation...

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Accelerating Design Times for High-Performance Systems-on-Chip
July 29, 2016

A team of computer scientists and electrical engineers from four U.S. universities have been awarded...

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KnuEdge, UC San Diego Host Conference to Drive Next-Gen Machine Learning
July 28, 2016

In partnership with the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology ...

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With $2.5M grant from DOE SunShot, UC San Diego and Sandia engineers will develop novel dielectric metasurface solar concentrators
July 28, 2016

University of California San Diego electrical and computer engineering professor Boubacar Kante will...

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Researchers ID Cancer Gene-Drug Combinations Ripe for Precision Medicine
July 25, 2016

In an effort to expand the number of cancer gene mutations that can be specifically targeted with pe...

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UC San Diego Inventions Gain $6-Million Venture-Capital Backing
July 25, 2016

“MouthSense” and “SmartFoam” are two inventions by UC San Diego engineers th...

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Computer scientists find way to make all that glitters more realistic in computer graphics
July 21, 2016

Iron Man’s suit. Captain America’s shield. The Batmobile. These all could look a lot mor...

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Synthetic Biology used to limit bacterial growth and coordinate drug release
July 20, 2016

Researchers at the University of California San Diego and the Massachusetts Institute of T...

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Wellcome Trust Picks Up Support of NIH-developed LIPID MAPS Website/Database
July 19, 2016

Our understanding of the role of lipids in the development of diseases such as heart disease and dem...

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Remembering Stanford 'Sol' Penner, a founding engineering professor at UC San Diego
July 19, 2016

Professor Emeritus Stanford S. “Sol” Penner, one of the founders and creators of the eng...

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Dreaming Big at the 5G Wireless Forum and Connected Health Workshop
July 19, 2016

 “To me, 5G is really our first opportunity for a network not defined by numbers, but bui...

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UC San Diego Received Second Highest Number of U.S. Patents Issued in UC System
July 14, 2016

The University of California is first in the Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Pat...

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