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Three UC San Diego Researchers Receive Top Honors with NIH Director's Awards
October 1, 2019

Three UC San Diego researchers have received prestigious awards through the National Institutes...

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Five UC San Diego Bioengineering graduate students honored as Siebel Scholars
September 25, 2019

Five UC San Diego bioengineering graduate students working at the interface of biology, engineering ...

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Adding Code to High School STEM Classes
September 23, 2019

Bootstrap seeks to change that. Based at Brown University, the nationwide program gives teacher...

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Strip Steak: Bacterial Enzyme Removes Inflammation-Causing Meat Carbohydrates
September 23, 2019

When we eat red meat, the animal carbohydrate Neu5Gc is incorporated in our tissues, where it genera...

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Perturbed Genes Regulating White Blood Cells Linked to Autism Genetics and Severity
September 23, 2019

Researchers at UC San Diego say they are getting closer to identifying the mechanisms of autism spec...

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Research Reveals Self-sharpening Mechanism in Sea Urchin Teeth
September 19, 2019

Even millions of chewing cycles and regular contact with rocks and hard shells can’t dull sea ...

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Undergraduate engineers advance shock wave mitigation research
September 13, 2019

A team of undergraduate engineers at UC San Diego has discovered a method that could make materials ...

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Phase 1 trial shows hydrogel to repair heart is safe to inject in humans--a first
September 11, 2019

Ventrix, a University of California San Diego spin-off company, has successfully conducted a first-i...

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Study uncovers metabolic cause for rare eye disease
September 11, 2019

An international team of researchers has discovered a cause for a rare eye disease affecting the mac...

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Synthetic Biologists Extend Functional Life of Cancer Fighting Circuitry in Microbes
September 5, 2019

Bioengineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a method to significantly exte...

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How to simulate softness
August 30, 2019

UC San Diego researchers discovered clever tricks to design materials that replicate different level...

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NIH awards researchers $3.1 million grant to improve treatment of common pediatric heart condition
August 26, 2019

An international team of researchers received a five-year, $3.1 million grant from the National Inst...

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Lasers enable engineers to weld ceramics, no furnace required
August 22, 2019

Using lasers, engineers have developed a new ceramic welding technology that works in ambient condit...

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Study identifies main culprit behind lithium metal battery failure
August 21, 2019

UC San Diego researchers have discovered the root cause of why lithium metal batteries fail, challen...

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Triton RoboSub makes its debut at international competition
August 21, 2019

The UC San Diego Triton RoboSub team may be new, but they are already making a big splash. The team ...

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