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Walking for multi-legged creatures is a lot like slithering
Cosmos Magazine | September 12, 2022

By studying several colonies of Argentine ants and multi-legged robots using a computer algorithm, researchers have found that walking (for many-legge...

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How Shannon Entropy Imposes Fundamental Limits on Communication
Quanta | September 6, 2022

Professor Tara Javidi provides insight and comment on Shannon Entropy and its role in information compression technology....

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Yet Another Curveball in the COVID Mutation Nightmare
Daily Beast | September 6, 2022

Quotes Niema Moshiri, a faculty member in the Department of Computer Science And Engineering....

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Walking is like slithering, experts have found
Earth.com | September 5, 2022

It seems that when a many legged animal walks, and when a legless animal slithers along, the mechanics involved in the two processes are not all that ...

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Microrobotics: Tiny Robots and Their Many Uses
Built In | August 30, 2022

This journey began in the stomach of a mouse. More than seven years ago, researchers led by Joseph Wang, a professor of nanoengineering at the Univers...

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This Mighty Brain Chip Is So Efficient It Could Bring Advanced AI to Your Phone
SingularityHub | August 30, 2022

This month, a study in Nature upgraded CIM from the ground up. Rather than focusing solely on the chip?s design, the international team?led by neuromo...

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Special surfboard fins help scientists gather data
Spectrum News | August 30, 2022

What if a day spent surfing could also be a day spent helping scientists? Yes, it?s real. A team out of the University of California, San Diego, is wo...

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New AI Chip Twice as Energy Efficient as Alternatives
IEEE Spectrum | August 29, 2022

A team of researchers have developed a prototype of a new compute-in-memory (CIM) chip that eliminates the need for this separation. Their prototype, ...

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UC San Diego engineers surf the wave of citizen science with Smartfin
La Jolla Light | August 28, 2022

With the rising tide of citizen science, UC San Diego engineers have developed a fin-shaped surfboard attachment that enables them to harness the popu...

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The End is Nye
NBC Universal | August 26, 2022

Bill Nye?s new show features the UC San Diego shake table in their episode about earthquakes. Subscription required....

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Our Wearable Future, Part 2: How Will New Tech Work?
Web MD | August 23, 2022

We tend to think of wearables as fun consumer gadgets, but a growing school of thought says they will drastically improve health care--providing a veh...

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AI chip adds artificial neurons to resistive RAM for use in wearables, drones
The Register | August 18, 2022

A newly published research paper describes a compute-in-memory (CIM) chip that combines artificial neurons with resistive RAM (RRAM) so that the AI mo...

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