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2012-02-10 14:08:23

Scientists at the University of California, San Diego have developed a new method for making scaffolds for culturing tissue in three-dimensional arrangements that mimic those in the body.

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.

Image 1 - How Do You Fight Fire In Space?
2012-02-01 05:33:41

Research on the International Space Station also aims for a better understanding of fuel combustion here on Earth.

2012-01-30 09:07:47

Stem cells derived from fat have a surprising trick up their sleeves: Encouraged to develop on a stiff surface, they undergo a remarkable transformation toward becoming mature muscle cells.

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2012-01-26 10:05:48

The people of the Hadza group exhibited many of the “friending” habits familiar to today’s Facebook users

2011-12-13 19:13:03

Researchers from North Carolina State University, Sandia National Laboratories, and the University of California, San Diego have developed new technology that uses microneedles to allow doctors to detect real-time chemical changes in the body – and to continuously do so for an extended period of time.

2011-11-18 03:04:25

The lowly and simple roundworm may be the ideal laboratory model to learn more about the complex processes involved in repairing wounds and could eventually allow scientists to improve the body's response to healing skin wounds, a serious problem in diabetics and the elderly.

2011-11-02 08:53:37

Human memory has historically defied precise scientific description, its biological functions broadly but imperfectly defined in psychological terms.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.