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Using ultrasound to activate ion channels in brain cells
October 19, 2021

Researchers have discovered the mechanism that causes ion channels in brain cells to switch open aft...

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Researchers determine optimum pressure to improve the performance of lithium metal batteries
October 18, 2021

A team of materials scientists  and chemists has determined the proper stack pressure that lith...

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Computer Scientist's Work Passes the Test of Time, Again
October 13, 2021

UC San Diego computer science professor William Griswold has received his second test of time award ...

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Computer scientists part of NSF grant to make browsers safer
October 12, 2021

Computer scientists at the University of California San Diego are part of a $3 million grant from th...

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Low-performing computer science students face wide array of struggles
October 12, 2021

Researchers at UC San Diego conducted a broad student experience survey to learn which factors most ...

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New Research Center Brings Genomic Medicine to Individuals of Admixed Ancestry
October 12, 2021

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have been awarded $11.7 million...

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Students make it to finals of first autonomous EV GrandPrix race
September 30, 2021

A group of UC San Diego engineering and data science students was one of three teams to make it to t...

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DOE awards UC San Diego nanoengineers $1.25M to improve batteries for EVs
September 27, 2021

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $1.25 million to nanoengineers at the University of ...

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$5 million NSF grant supports data-friendly research platform
September 27, 2021

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) has received a $5 million grant from the National Science ...

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A new solid-state battery surprises the researchers who created it
September 23, 2021

Engineers created a new type of battery that weaves two promising battery sub-fields into a single b...

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Decoding birds' brain signals into syllables of song
September 23, 2021

Researchers can predict what syllables a bird will sing—and when it will sing them—by re...

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Graduate students honored as Siebel Scholars
September 23, 2021

Five graduate students working at the interface of engineering and medicine have been honored as 202...

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Computer scientists honored for their work discovering that cars are vulnerable to hacking
September 22, 2021

More than 10 years ago, a team from the  University of California San Diego and University of W...

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New upgrades to old wireless tech could enable real-time 3D motion capture
September 20, 2021

A wireless technology that is helping people find their keys and wallets could one day be used for p...

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Three Jacobs School undergraduate programs ranked in nation's top 10
September 14, 2021

Three undergraduate academic programs at the Jacobs School of Engineering were ranked in the top 10 ...

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