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Algae With a Secret Surprise Fought Off Deadly Pneumonia
The Daily Beast | September 22, 2022

Scientists have generated a modified version of algae capable of carrying tiny, antibiotic-filled capsules into the bodies of mice to fight off deadly...

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Researchers use smartphone's camera to measure "accurate" blood oxygen levels
Gadgets Now | September 22, 2022

Several previous studies have proven that smartphones can be used to measure blood oxygen (SpO2) levels in users. Moreover, in 2020, several apps clai...

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Engineering the future in a new UC San Diego hub
KPBS News | September 22, 2022

A new building officially opens on the campus of UC San Diego Friday. It houses all kinds of engineers who are designing products that have never been...

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Deep learning algorithm turns smartphone into pulse oximeter
The Engineer | September 21, 2022

Researchers have shown that smartphones can detect blood oxygen saturation levels down to 70 per cent, which is the lowest recommended value that puls...

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San Diego physician, company work together to donate prosthetic limbs to Ukrainian amputees
NBC News | September 21, 2022

It?s been nearly 10 weeks since Dr. Manoj Monga, Professor & Chair of Urology at UCSD, returned from his most recent venture to Eastern Europe. ?W...

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UCSD edges closer to using smartphones to measure your oxygen level
The San Diego Union-Tribune | September 20, 2022

Your phone camera might have another useful feature beyond taking selfies. Engineers at UC San Diego and the University of Washington published a proo...

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Smartphone Camera Monitoring Shows Promise for Measuring Blood Oxygen
Inside Precision Medicine | September 20, 2022

Results from a proof-of-principle study show that smartphone cameras can be used to measure blood oxygen levels in a similar way to a pulse oximeter d...

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At RE:WIRED Green, We?re Innovating to Fight the Climate Crisis
WIRED | September 20, 2022

Includes summary of a talk at the event by MAE professor Patricia Hidalgo-Gonzalez....

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Study finds smartphones can double as pulse oximeters
Digital Health & Business Technology | September 19, 2022

Smartphones can be used to detect blood oxygen saturation levels down to 70%, according to new research from the University of Washington and Universi...

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Electric Vehicles Could Rescue the US Power Grid
WIRED | September 19, 2022

Quotes Jan Kleissl, environmental engineering professor and renewables expert....

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Can California's grid handle more EVs?
KPBS News | September 19, 2022

Quotes Jan Kleissl, environmental engineering professor and renewables expert....

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Festering tension with China could damage joint efforts to address climate change
KPBS News | September 15, 2022

A San Diego researcher, in a peer reviewed paper that examined U.S.-China collaborations on climate-friendly technology, found that concerns over trad...

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