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Press Clips Archive

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Shake table test at UC San Diego could change buildings codes for earthquake protection
KPBS | January 24, 2022

An 18-foot steel column shakes in the grip of a vise on UC San Diego?s shake table. The column would stand vertically in a building, and the shake tab...

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Thin, flexible sensor records brain activity in record-breaking detail
New Atlas | January 20, 2022

Scientists have developed an advanced new brain sensor that promises to take the safety and efficiency of cancer and epilepsy treatment into new terra...

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Many More Miles to Go
New Electronics | January 20, 2022

Carmakers look to human control to keep plans for full autonomy on the road. Quotes Henrik Christensen, director of the UC San Diego Contextual Roboti...

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AT&T, Verizon delay 5G cellphone towers near airports over safety concerns
KPBS | January 18, 2022

Telecom giants AT&T and Verizon agreed on Tuesday to limit their rollout of 5G cellular service in response to concerns it could pose a danger to ...

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Scientists are making CAR-T cells more clever. Here's what the next generation could look like
STAT | January 14, 2022

CAR-T cell therapy has been a boon for treating blood cancers, but some of its major shortcomings have prevented it from being used safely and effecti...

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China will try to achieve the first carbon-neutral Olympics
Hydrogen Fuel News | January 13, 2022

China will be making its best attempt at holding a carbon-neutral Olympics as it deploys a range of different types of renewable energy, among other s...

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Tiny, toothy cardiac sensors 'stab' heart cells without hurting them
New Atlas | January 12, 2022

When studying heart disorders, it's important to know how electrical signals travel through cardiac tissue, and even through individual heart cells. A...

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Driverless trucks show promise for the American supply chain, a possible threat to trucker jobs
KPBS | January 11, 2022

One day soon you may be driving on the Interstate and pull past a truck, and notice there?s no one driving it. A similar thing took place late last mo...

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UC Sandiego Researchers Propose A Controllable Voice Cloning Method
Marktechpost | January 10, 2022

UC San Diego researchers propose a Controllable voice cloning method that offers fine-grained control over many style features of synthetic speech for...

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The End of Car Keys, Passwords and Fumbling With Your Phone at Checkout
The Wall Street Journal | January 8, 2022

A location tracking technology called ultra-wideband (UWB) is finally becoming affordable and widespread enough to grant devices the ability to precis...

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3D 'pop-up' sensors measure cardiac signals inside a single heart cell
BioWorld | January 7, 2022

University of California San Diego engineers have developed tiny 2D sensors that pop up to become a 3D assemblage of microscopic sensors for directly ...

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Lithium batteries big unanswered question
BBC News | January 5, 2022

"We have to find ways to make it enter what we call a circular lifecycle, because the lithium and the cobalt and nickel take a lot of electricity...

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