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Machine Learning Detects Marketing and Sale of Opioids on Twitter
October 25, 2017

Using advanced machine learning, a cross disciplinary team of University of California San Diego res...

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Shirley Meng featured on ECS podcast
October 23, 2017

NanoEngineering professor and SPEC Director Shirley Meng is featured in an in-depth interview on the...

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Cybercrime Fighter Wins Genius Award
October 19, 2017

A few weeks ago, Stefan Savage, a UC San Diego computer science professor started receiving calls on...

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The Microbial Anatomy of an Organ
October 19, 2017

​University of California San Diego researchers have developed the first 3D spatial visualizat...

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Ants that live in the Amazon rainforest canopy have orders of magnitude more bacteria in their guts than those that live on the ground
October 18, 2017

UC San Diego Center for Microbiome Innovation (CMI) researchers and colleagues on the East Coast hav...

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Model predicts how E. coli bacteria adapt under stress
October 13, 2017

Researchers at UC San Diego have developed a genome-scale model that can accurately predict how E. c...

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Laser cavities take on new shapes and functionalities
October 12, 2017

Bending laser light around sharp turns and corners—without scattering—is now possible th...

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Contextual Robotics Forum 2017: designing the intelligent vehicles of 2025
October 12, 2017

The University’s Contextual Robotics Institute is convening world experts on autonomy, robotic...

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UC San Diego Cybersecurity expert Stefan Savage receives prestigious MacArthur Foundation fellowship
October 11, 2017

Stefan Savage, a renowned cybersecurity expert and professor of computer science at the University o...

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This soft robotic gripper can screw in your light bulbs for you
October 10, 2017

How many robots does it take to screw in a light bulb? The answer: just one, assuming you’re t...

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Researchers receive NSF award to build nanolabs on a chip
October 6, 2017

Engineers at the University of California San Diego are leading a project to develop high-density na...

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The discovery of ordered, segregation-induced superstructures at general grain boundaries challenges a traditional view in physical metallurgy
October 5, 2017

A team of researchers found that randomly selected, high-angle, general grain boundaries in a nickel...

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Using Artificial Intelligence for Healthy Living
October 5, 2017

“UC San Diego is a community of changemakers and innovators,” said UC San Diego Chancell...

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Computer Scientist Receives National High-Risk, High-Reward Award
October 4, 2017

Melissa Gymrek, an assistant professor in the School of Medicine and Department of Computer Science ...

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UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering Hires 26 New Faculty in Fall 2017
October 2, 2017

The University of California San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering hired 26 professors this year. I...

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