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2011-03-04 00:00:29

Trestles Supercomputer Targets High Productivity for Users Milpitas, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 03, 2011 Appro (http://www.appro.com), a leading provider of supercomputing solutions, announces the deployment of an innovative high performance computer (HPC) system named “Trestles” by the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at UC San Diego.

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2011-03-03 11:58:37

Ordinary human cells reprogrammed as induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSCs) may ultimately revolutionize personalized medicine by creating new and diverse therapies unique to individual patients.

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2011-03-01 09:42:42

By mimicking the structure of the silk moth's antenna, University of Michigan researchers led the development of a better nanopore—a tiny tunnel-shaped tool that could advance understanding of a class of neurodegenerative diseases that includes Alzheimer's.

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2011-02-25 08:33:16

Researchers say an evolutionary gene mutation that occurred in humans millions of years ago and our subsequent inability to produce a specific kind of sialic acid molecule appears to make people more vulnerable to developing type 2 diabetes, especially if they’re overweight.

2011-01-07 11:15:29

Babies, even those too young to talk, can understand many of the words that adults are saying – and their brains process them in a grown-up way.

2011-01-05 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) announced that it has acquired a life science research and development facility at 3525 John Hopkins Court comprising approximately 48,300 square feet in the Torrey Pines submarket of San Diego, California.

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2010-12-16 13:35:00

UC San Diego study suggests link between sudden infant death and alcohol.

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2010-12-15 16:41:33

Red tides and similar blooms can render some seafood unsafe to eat, though it can be difficult to tell whether a particular batch harbors toxins that cause food poisoning.

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2010-12-15 08:25:00

Two scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have provided the first details about the mysterious flashes of dazzling bioluminescent light produced by a little-known sea snail.

2010-12-07 14:04:04

Bioengineers from the University of California, San Diego developed an explanation for why some types of neurons die sooner than others in the brains of people with Alzheimer’s disease.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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