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Smart earplug company developed by UC San Diego undergrads acquired by Bose
December 7, 2017

Hush, a noise-cancelling smart earplug startup that was conceptualized by UC San Diego engineering u...

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Roberto and Colleen Padovani establish scholarship for electrical engineers at UC San Diego
December 6, 2017

Roberto and Colleen Padovani are establishing a $1 million endowed scholarship focused on exceptiona...

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Experimental drug blocks toxic ion flow linked to Alzheimer's disease
December 5, 2017

A new small-molecule drug can restore brain function and memory in a mouse model of Alzheimer’...

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Self-Described School False Starter Aims to Pay It Forward in EdTech
November 30, 2017

What if we could use artificial intelligence to dramatically reduce the number of students who drop ...

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Irwin Jacobs, Founding Muir College Faculty Member and Qualcomm Co-founder, Shares Stories of Success and Inspiration
November 30, 2017

When Irwin Jacobs left Massachusetts Institute of Technology to take a job UC San Diego, the profess...

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Researchers trained neural networks to be fashion designers (sort of)
November 28, 2017

Researchers from the University of California San Diego and Adobe Research have demonstrated how art...

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UC San Diego Mars rover team sets their sights on top 10 finish
November 27, 2017

After making it to the final round of the 2017 University Rover Challenge (URC)— an internatio...

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Watching atoms move in hybrid perovskite crystals reveals clues to improving solar cells
November 21, 2017

The discovery of nanoscale changes deep inside hybrid perovskites could shed light on developing low...

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Researchers discover specific tumor environment that triggers cells to metastasize
November 21, 2017

A team of bioengineers and bioinformaticians at the University of California San Diego have discover...

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Scripps Scientists Use Photomosaic Technology to Find Order in the Chaos of Coral Reefs
November 20, 2017

In a study published recently in Coral Reefs, scientists from Scripps Institution of Oceanograp...

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Controls expert Miroslav Krstic holds record seven fellowships in technical and scientific societies
November 20, 2017

2017 is turning out to be a banner year for Miroslav Krstic, a controls expert at the University of ...

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Improving prediction accuracy of Crohn's disease based on repeated fecal sampling
November 20, 2017

Researchers at the University of California San Diego Center for Microbiome Innovation (CMI) have fo...

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Franklin Antonio, UC San Diego alumnus and Qualcomm co-founder, gives $30M toward new campus engineering building
November 17, 2017

University of California San Diego alumnus and Qualcomm co-founder Franklin Antonio is donating $30 ...

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Let It Snow Crystalline Dendrites
November 16, 2017

This image of a crystalline dendrite, captured by nanoengineering Ph.D. student Kevin Kaufmann, ...

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UC San Diego Center for Microbiome Innovation Announces Pfizer as Corporate Member
November 15, 2017

Pfizer has joined the UC San Diego Center for Microbiome Innovation as a platinum-level industry spo...

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