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Speedy collision detector could make robots better human assistants
November 13, 2017

A faster collision detection algorithm could enable robots to work more fluidly in the operatin...

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UC San Diego Honored for Cross-Border Commitment
November 9, 2017

For leadership that fosters opportunity and cross-cultural collaboration, the University of Californ...

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A Steady Increase in Women Leading the Biggest Research Grants
November 9, 2017

Eight of the top 10 research grants awarded to UC San Diego departments outside of health sciences t...

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Fruit fly brains inform search engines of the future
November 9, 2017

Salk and UC San Diego scientists have discovered that the fruit fly brain has an elegant and efficie...

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UC San Diego's Biomedical Engineering Society earns top honor
November 8, 2017

UC San Diego’s chapter of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) was recognized with the Ch...

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Five UC San Diego bioengineering graduate students selected for prestigious Siebel Scholars program
November 3, 2017

Five bioengineering graduate students from the University of California San Diego have been named 20...

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Immune cells mistake heart attacks for viral infections
November 3, 2017

A study led by Kevin King, a bioengineer and physician at the University of California San Diego, ha...

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UC San Diego Takes the Driver's Seat for Intelligent Vehicles
November 2, 2017

The Contextual Robotics Forum brought the leading intelligent vehicle companies and researchers...

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Mapping the Microbiome of' Everything
November 1, 2017

In the Earth Microbiome Project, an extensive global team co-led by re...

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UC San Diego Scientists Create Device for Ultra-Accurate Genome Sequencing of Single Human Cells
October 31, 2017

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of California San Diego has developed a t...

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Can Organisms Sense via Radio Frequency? A Team of UC San Diego Researchers Awarded Grant to Find Out
October 31, 2017

Can organisms use radio frequencies to sense surroundings? A new project by researchers at the ...

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SMART: Facial recognition for molecular structures
October 30, 2017

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of California San Diego has developed a m...

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UC San Diego Contextual Robotics Institute Director Receives Qualcomm Chancellor's Endowed Chair in Robotic Systems
October 27, 2017

Henrik Christensen, an internationally renowned expert in robotics, has been appointed as the inaugu...

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Self-driving carts to make their debut on UC San Diego roads in January
October 26, 2017

The University of California San Diego will turn its campus into a test bed for self-driving vehicle...

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11 UC San Diego Faculty Members Honored with Hellman Fellowships
October 26, 2017

Husband and wife Warren and Chris Hellman established the Hellman Fellows Program at UC San Diego in...

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