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2012-04-25 12:00:45

University of California, San Diego scientists have used powerful computational tools and laboratory tests to discover new support for a once-marginalized theory about the underlying cause of Parkinson’s disease.

2012-03-30 07:50:23

Physicists at the University of California, San Diego have discovered patterns which underlie the properties of a new state of matter.

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.

2012-03-08 01:03:09

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, the Medical University of South Carolina, the University of Cincinnati, and American Life Science Pharmaceuticals of San Diego have validated the protease cathepsin B (CatB) as a target for improving memory deficits and reducing the pathology of Alzheimer's disease (AD) in an animal model representative of most AD patients.

2012-03-06 10:41:07

A team of scientists at the University of California, San Diego Moores Cancer Center has identified a novel protein expressed by breast cancer cells – but not normal adult tissues – that could provide a new target for future anti-cancer drugs and treatments.

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.

2012-02-28 08:00:00

Study Conducted by the Exercise and Physical Activity Resource Center at UCSD Reveals Riding an ElliptiGO Requires 33% More Effort than Conventional Cycling and is On Par with a Running Workout


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