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Nanosponges Soak Up Toxins Released By Venom And Bacterial Infections
2013-04-15 10:52:43

Engineers at the University of California, San Diego have invented a "nanosponge" capable of safely removing a broad class of dangerous toxins from the bloodstream – including toxins produced by MRSA, E. coli, poisonous snakes and bees.

2013-04-05 11:40:48

Gordon, the unique supercomputer launched last year by the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, recently completed its most data-intensive task so far: rapidly processing raw data from almost one billion particle collisions as part of a project to help define the future research agenda for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).

Superhero Supercomputer Helps Fight Mental Disorders
2013-03-27 09:13:30

Researchers are using the record-breaking supercomputer Gordon – named after the comic strip superhero Flash Gordon – to devise novel treatments for mental disorders such as autism and schizophrenia.

2013-03-26 11:10:15

In the early 1940s, California fishermen hauled in a historic bounty of sardine at a time that set the backdrop for John Steinbeck's "Cannery Row" novel.

2013-03-26 11:03:41

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego Moores Cancer Center have identified a humanized monoclonal antibody that targets and directly kills chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) cells.

2013-03-07 23:01:32

Angel Flight West attracts aviation enthusiasts to San Diego Air and Space Museum event where

Biologists Produce Rainbow-Colored Algae
2013-03-07 15:51:10

What can green algae do for science if they weren’t, well, green?


Word of the Day
chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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