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UK Government Science Minister and Startup CEOs Talk Robotics at UC San Diego

June 19, 2014

What will be the role of robotics in the workplace? How can startups in robotics become mass-market success stories? And what will the robotics industry look like in five, or even 50 years? Those are some of the topics up for discussion June 23 when academic, government and industry participants…

This System Helps Robots Better Navigate Emergency Rooms

May 11, 2021

Computer scientists at the University of California San Diego have developed a more accurate navigation system that will allow robots to better negotiate busy clinical environments in general and emergency departments more specifically.

Scientists Sniff Out How the ‘Nose Knows’

May 10, 2018

…single scent amidst an environmental mashup of sensory information. This is made possible by millions of olfactory receptor cells located at the back of the nasal cavity—bloodhounds have 300 million; humans have 220 million. The sense of smell, linked to emotion and memory in humans, is a vital way for…

SDSC’s Sherlock Cloud Announces Skylab

June 23, 2020

The Sherlock Division of SDSC has broadened its secure Cloud solutions portfolio to offer Skylab, an innovative customer-owned Cloud platform solution that provides a self-standing, compliant environment for secure workloads in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud.

Varying Drug Levels in the Body Could Speed the Emergence of Drug-Resistant Bacteria

June 19, 2012

Strains of bacteria able to resist multiple antibiotics pose a growing threat to public health, yet the means by which resistance quickly emerges aren’t well understood.

Indiana Jones Meets the Sea

June 1, 2017

…study influence of marine environments on ancient societies Hidden coastlines around the world contain clues about ancient civilizations. The mysteries locked in these coastal sites where human activity once flourished are now submerged under rising seas. A trove of cultural artifacts and environmental data are waiting to be discovered. Scripps…

Bioengineered Marine Algae Expands Environments Where Biofuels Can Be Produced

November 26, 2012

Biologists at UC San Diego have demonstrated for the first time that marine algae can be just as capable as fresh water algae in producing biofuels. The scientists genetically engineered marine algae to produce five different kinds of industrially important enzymes and say the same process they used could be…

Cracking How ‘Water Bears’ Survive the Extremes

October 1, 2019

Scientists have gained a new understanding of how ultra-resilient tardigrades, or “water bears,” are protected in extreme conditions. The researchers discovered that a protein named Dsup binds and forms a protective cloud against extreme survival threats such as radiation damage.

SDSC’s Health CI Division Now Meets NIST CUI Compliance Requirements

March 5, 2018

The Health Cyberinfrastructure Division of the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California San Diego has expanded its cloud offerings to include a Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)-compliant environment that is now available to researchers working with government contracts and grants.

Sticky Science

January 30, 2019

Organic compounds from perfume, food, fabrics and soaps coat indoor surfaces. The film commonly found in our homes can impact the air we breathe and our health. Yet the details of how these compounds interact microscopically with indoor surfaces are not fully known. Researchers are learning more.

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