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Press Clips Archive

Press Clips

Once again, NASA chooses a UC San Diego graduate for astronaut training
San Diego Union-Tribune | December 6, 2021

NASA on Monday chose a UC San Diego chemical engineering graduate to train to become an astronaut, a decision that comes as the space agency is prepar...

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Firefox's latest security feature is designed to protect itself from buggy code
The Verge | December 6, 2021

Firefox 95, the latest version of Mozilla's browser that's rolling out starting today, introduces a new security feature that's designed to limit the ...

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Firefox's latest security feature is designed to protect itself from buggy code
The Verge | December 6, 2021

Firefox 95, the latest version of Mozilla?s browser that?s rolling out starting today, introduces a new security feature that?s designed to limit the ...

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How TikTok Reads Your Mind
The New York Times | December 5, 2021

There are four main goals for TikTok?s algorithm: ?user value,? ?long-term user value,? ?creator value,? and ?platform value.? That set of goals is dr...

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Albert Lin: Modernizing exploration with new frontiers in technology
National Geographic | November 29, 2021

National Geographic Explorer Albert Lin defies categorization: he is at once an explorer, engineer, scientist, archaeologist, technologist, and more. ...

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Altering Airflows and Stopping Drops
Physics Magazine | November 23, 2021

Two new studies provide insights into the efficacy of masks under different usage conditions, results that could help improve strategies for lowering ...

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China's Power Outage
Foreign Affairs | November 18, 2021

In the protracted, hope-filled run-up to COP26, the long-postponed UN Climate Change Conference that began in Glasgow on October 31, U.S. Special Pres...

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Sodium May Power Your New Electric Car
Wired | November 8, 2021

Half a century ago, the battery of the future was built out of sodium. The reason has to do with why the seas are salty. Sodium is a light element tha...

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Widespread Vulnerability Identified in Phones and Bluetooth Devices
IEEE Spectrum | November 4, 2021

Apps that track the locations of phones have proven to be useful in so many ways. Apple's Find My app for finding a misplaced phone, for example, or f...

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US v China: How the world's two biggest emitters stack up on climate
CNN | November 3, 2021

China and the United States are the world's two biggest greenhouse gas emitters, so any attempt to address the climate crisis will need to involve dee...

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The Definition of Gene Therapy Has Changed
Scientific American | October 19, 2021

Gene therapy is emerging as a treatment option for a small but growing number of diseases. The concept underlying the original gene therapy approaches...

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University of California researchers determine the proper stack pressure to improve the performance of lithium metal batteries
PV Buzz Media | October 19, 2021

A team of materials scientists and chemists has determined the proper stack pressure that lithium metal batteries, or LMBs, need to be subjected to du...

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