September 13, 2016
Nanoengineers at the University of California San Diego, in collaboration with the Materials Project at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, have created the world’s largest database of elemental crystal surfaces and shapes to date. Dubbed Crystalium, this new open-source database can help researchers design new materials for technologies such as fuel…
November 28, 2022
Nanoengineers at the University of California San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering have developed an AI algorithm that almost instantaneously predicts the structure and dynamic properties of any material. Known as M3GNet, the algorithm was used to develop a materials database, matterverse.ai.
December 10, 2014
Composite subatomic structures created by powerful collisions of protons have fallen apart in unexpected ways within a detector in the Large Hadron Collider called LHCb.
December 1, 2020
A team of SDSC researchers recently created a pharmacophore model and conducted data mining of the database of drugs approved by the U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA) to find potential inhibitors of papain-like protease of SARS-CoV2, one of the main viral proteins responsible for COVID-19
August 5, 2016
…Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) aiming to almost triple the energy packed in electric car batteries and make them smaller, lighter and less expensive. This would allow manufacturers to make more affordable electric vehicles that can travel two to three times farther.
February 7, 2012
…system that converts human energy into no-cost carbon-free electricity. The gym is a perfect environment to harness human energy, and the new equipment allows users to burn calories and create renewable energy at the same time, according to John Gaines, Recreation Equipment Specialist at UC San Diego. “Users get to…
August 2, 2012
…the World through Renewable Energy Photo by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications Pradeep Khosla spent part of his first day as UC San Diego chancellor venturing off campus to see the work of UC San Diego alumni in action, including a visit to the offices of Sapphire Energy, located on…
July 7, 2016
The University of California San Diego was honored as an Energy Champion of Higher Education at SDG&E’s 11th annual Energy Showcase and commended for its “remarkable commitment to sustainability, energy efficiency and conservation.”
June 25, 2020
Researchers from Harvard University and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston recently used the Comet supercomputer at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California San Diego to uncover the novel ways in which DNA prepares itself for repair.
December 13, 2011
Physicists announced today that they may have caught glimpses of the Higgs boson, but the signals they see are not yet robust enough to meet the stringent requirements they have set for announcing an official discovery.