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Engineers 3D-print a New Lifelike Liver Tissue for Drug Screening

February 8, 2016

…be used for patient-specific drug screening and disease modeling. Researchers said the advance could help pharmaceutical companies save time and money when developing new drugs.

Alcohol Also Damages the Liver by Allowing Bacteria to Infiltrate

February 10, 2016

…damage liver cells. Now researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report evidence that alcohol is also harmful to the liver for a second reason — it allows gut bacteria to migrate to the liver, promoting alcohol-induced liver disease. The study, conducted in mice and in laboratory…

Clear View of Nanoparticles Helps Researchers Evaluate New Form of Cancer Treatment

February 11, 2016

Clear images of minute packages meant to shield healthy cells from potent anti-cancer drugs have helped researchers evaluate a promising of new approach to chemotherapy.

Longer, Intense Rehabilitation Boosts Recovery after Brain Injury

February 22, 2016

…the brain repair and restructure itself. New findings by researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that not only is rehabilitation vital but that a longer, even more intense period of rehabilitation may produce even greater benefit.

Study Finds Testosterone Improves Sexual Activity, Walking Ability and Mood in Men Over 65

February 18, 2016

…the hormone to older men have been inconclusive. Now, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and 12 other medical centers in the United States have shown that testosterone treatment for men over the age of 65 improves sexual function, walking ability and mood.

UC San Diego, MaXentric Develop MaXphone to Bridge Handheld Radios and Smartphones

March 1, 2016

For as high-tech as Department of Homeland Security operations have become (think ground-penetrating radar and predator drones), radio communications for the federal agency remain entrenched in the previous century. Customs and Border Protection agents, for example, alternate between cell phones and handheld radios depending on the availability of broadband commerical…

ECE Student, Professor Win Best Paper Award at NIPS Conference

March 1, 2016

Ananda Theertha Suresh and Alon Orlitsky beat out more than 1,800 submissions from researchers around the world to receive the honor for their paper titled “Competitive Distribution Estimation: Why is Good-Turing Good?”

Endangered Fish Find Temporary Refuge from El Niño at Birch Aquarium at Scripps

March 11, 2016

Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego is playing a critical role in the conservation of local Southern California Tidewater Goby, an endangered species native to California. Since El Niño storms have the potential to inundate the habitat of these small coastal fish, Birch Aquarium is temporarily…

New Apple Watch App Provides Best Time to Cross International Borders

March 16, 2016

The app, which provides users with wait times to enter the United States from its northern and southern borders at 70 different points of entry, is believed to be the first developed for the Apple Watch by UC San Diego researchers

Beach Replenishment May Have ‘Far Reaching’ Impacts on Ecosystems

March 29, 2016

UC San Diego biologists who examined the biological impact of replenishing eroded beaches with offshore sand found that such beach replenishment efforts could have long-term negative impacts on coastal ecosystems.

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