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From Self-Folding Robots to Computer Vision


From self-folding robots, to robotic endoscopes, to better methods for computer vision and object detection, researchers at the University of California San Diego have a wide range of papers and workshop presentations at the International Conference...
21-Sep-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Locking Down the Big Bang of Immune Cells


Scientists have found that ignored pieces of DNA play a critical role in the development of immune cells (T cells). These areas activate a change in the structure of DNA that brings together crucial elements necessary for T cell formation. This...
20-Sep-2017 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Kids Praised for Being Smart Are More Likely to Cheat


An international team of researchers reports that when children are praised for being smart not only are they quicker to give up in the face of obstacles they are also more likely to be dishonest and cheat. Kids as young as age 3 appear to behave...
14-Sep-2017 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rady School of Management at UC San Diego Hits 150 Startup Company Milestone


Rady School of Management at UC San Diego has had 150 operational startup companies founded in the past 11 years since the first class of MBA students graduated.
14-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

These Mutations Could Be Key to Understanding How Some Harmful Conditions Develop

A team of researchers led by a bioinformatician at the University of California San Diego has developed a method to help determine whether certain hard-to-study mutations in the human genome, called short tandem repeats or microsatellites, are...
11-Sep-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New dental imaging method uses squid ink to fish for gum disease

Squid ink could make getting checked for gum disease at the dentist less tedious and even painless. By combining squid ink with light and ultrasound, a team led by engineers at the University of California San Diego has developed a new dental...
6-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Honoring Sally on UCTV: Sally Ride’s Partner, Tam O’Shaughnessy, Talks About Ride’s Remarkable Life and Research Ship That Honors Her Legacy

The program, Honoring Sally: Tam O’Shaughnessy Aboard the R/V Sally Ride, interweaves O’Shaughnessy’s candid interview with vivid archival footage to tell the story of Ride’s historic achievements at NASA and of her long personal and...
5-Sep-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Engineers Develop Tools to Share Power From Renewable Energy Sources During Outages


A team of engineers at the University of California San Diego developed algorithms that would allow homes to use and share power from their renewable energy sources during outages by strategically disconnecting these devices, called solar inverters,...
5-Sep-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Structural Engineer Available for Interviews About Damage in Mexico Earthquake.


20-Sep-2017 1:05 PM EDT

Saving the World, One Robot Swarm-Infested Hurricane at a Time

11-Sep-2017 6:05 PM EDT

Seismologists Available to Discuss North Korea 6.3 Seismic Event

3-Sep-2017 3:05 PM EDT

Researcher Available to Discuss Impact of Solar Eclipse on Solar Power Generation

16-Aug-2017 7:05 AM EDT

Engineering Professors and Graduate Students Talk Nanotechnology and AI at San Diego Comic-Con

19-Jul-2017 4:05 PM EDT

UC San Diego Surgeon Heading to 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games


In two weeks, UC San Diego Health orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Sonya Ahmed will head to Lillehammer, Norway for the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games. Ahmed is a former elite athlete herself—competing internationally in gymnastics and in collegiate pole...
29-Jan-2016 3:05 PM EST

Founder of UC San Diego’s Dance Program Establishes $100,000 Endowment

Professor emerita Margaret C. Marshall, founder of the dance program at the University of California, San Diego, has established with her husband, Mark G. Marshall, a $100,000 endowment fund to continue the legacy of dance in the Division of Arts...
31-Oct-2013 3:10 PM EDT

University Experts Available to Discuss Charles Darwin and Evolution

The University of California, San Diego is hosting a series of events this spring to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin and to reflect on how his ideas continue to influence science. The University also has a list of...
30-Jan-2009 1:00 PM EST

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