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Soft skin patch could provide early warning for strokes, heart attacks
July 22, 2021

UC San Diego engineers developed a soft, stretchy ultrasound patch that can be worn on the skin to m...

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UC San Diego among six U.S. institutions in new Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance
July 21, 2021

UC San Diego is one of six universities invited to participate in the Wu Tsai Human Performance Alli...

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Calling all couch potatoes: this finger wrap can let you power electronics while you sleep
July 13, 2021

A new wearable device turns the sweat and press of a fingertip into a source of power for small elec...

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Artificial Intelligence Could Be New Blueprint for Precision Drug Discovery
July 12, 2021

Writing in the July 12, 2021 online issue of Nature Communications, researchers at University o...

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Machine learning enhances non-verbal communication in online classrooms
June 21, 2021

Researchers in the Center for Research on Entertainment and Learning at UC San Diego have devel...

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Bio-inspired hydrogel protects the heart from post-op adhesions
June 18, 2021

A hydrogel that forms a barrier to keep heart tissue from adhering to surrounding tissue after surge...

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'It Feels Like I'm Talking into a Void': How Do We Improve the Virtual Classroom?
June 17, 2021

Researchers in the UC San Diego Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) wanted to look ...

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AI predicts how patients with viral infections, including COVID-19, will fare
June 17, 2021

Debashis Sahoo, a professor in the UC San Diego Department of Computer Science and Engineering ...

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Researchers translate a bird's brain activity into song
June 16, 2021

It is possible to re-create a bird’s song by reading only its brain activity, shows a first pr...

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Genetically engineered nanoparticle delivers dexamethasone directly to inflamed lungs
June 16, 2021

Nanoengineers at the University of California San Diego have developed immune cell-mimicking nanopar...

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Titans of industry, academia team up to advance engineering in medicine
June 10, 2021

As the silos that once separated engineering and medicine continue to dissolve, there is a growing n...

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World's largest outdoor earthquake simulator undergoes major upgrade
June 9, 2021

A major upgrade to the world’s largest outdoor earthquake simulator reached a milestone mid-Ap...

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Students thrive in program focused on diversifying undergraduate engineering at UC San Diego
June 9, 2021

Among the more than 1,400 undergraduate engineering and computer science students earning bachelor&r...

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Super productive 3D bioprinter could help speed up drug development
June 8, 2021

A new 3D bioprinter developed by UC San Diego nanoengineers operates at record speed—it can pr...

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Class of 2021 students honored at Ring Ceremony
June 8, 2021

In addition to UC San Diego’s commencement ceremonies, the Jacobs School of Engineering will h...

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