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Latest UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering Stories

Inspecting Power Lines Made Simpler And Less Expensive With SkySweeper Robot
2013-08-06 14:32:28

Mechanical engineers at the University of California, San Diego invented a robot designed to scoot along utility lines, searching for damage and other problems that require repairs.

Nanotrees Harvest Sun's Energy, Turn Water Into Hydrogen Fuel
2012-03-08 04:51:22

University of California, San Diego electrical engineers are building a forest of tiny nanowire trees in order to cleanly capture solar energy without using fossil fuels and harvest it for hydrogen fuel generation.

Smart, Self-healing Hydrogels Have Possibilities In Medicine, Engineering
2012-03-06 04:22:48

University of California, San Diego bioengineers have developed a self-healing hydrogel that binds in seconds, as easily as Velcro, and forms a bond strong enough to withstand repeated stretching.

Electrical Engineers Build 'No-waste' Laser
2012-02-09 05:12:54

A team of University of California, San Diego researchers has built the smallest room-temperature nanolaser to date, as well as an even more startling device: a highly efficient, "thresholdless" laser that funnels all its photons into lasing, without any waste.

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2011-07-19 09:15:05

Those solar panels on top of your roof aren’t just providing clean power; they are cooling your house, or your workplace, too.

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2011-05-27 10:37:49

A new biomaterial designed for repairing damaged human tissue doesn’t wrinkle up when it is stretched.

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2010-11-26 09:15:31

University of California - San Diego electrical engineers developed ultra compact, low power pulse compressor on a silicon chip.

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2010-04-15 08:00:00

A natural product found in both coconut oil and human breast milk – lauric acid -- shines as a possible new acne treatment thanks to a bioengineering graduate student from the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering.

2009-12-09 10:21:47

Bioengineers from University of California, San Diego are developing new regenerative therapies for heart disease that could influence the way in which regenerative therapies for cardiovascular and other diseases are treated in the future.

2009-07-31 14:13:41

A group of nanoengineers, biologists and physicists have used innovative approaches to deduce the internal structure of chromatin, a key player in DNA regulation, to reconcile a longstanding controversy in this field. This new finding could unlock the mystery behind the origin of many diseases such as cancer.


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