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2 hrs ago | Digital Game Developer

Computer Software Accurately Predicts Student Test Performance

The study demonstrates that a real-time engagement detection technology that processes facial expressions can perform with accuracy comparable to that of human observers.

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Related Topix: Computers, Science, Computer Science

6 hrs ago | UC San Diego Tritons

Golfers Move Up to Finish Ninth at Hanny Stanislaus Invitational

The 20th-ranked UC San Diego men's golf team finished ninth of 19 squads Tuesday at the 41st Hanny Stanislaus Invitational, hosted by Cal State Stanislaus at the Turlock Golf & Country Club.

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Related Topix: Cal State Stanislaus, Turlock, CA, Country Club, CA, Cal State Monterey Bay

10 hrs ago | Infection Control Today

Mechanism Helps Explain Persistence of Hepatitis C Virus

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified a mechanism that explains why people with the hepatitis C virus get liver disease and why the virus is able to persist in the body for so long.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis

14 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

4.14.14: The Age Of Radiance, The Girls Of Atomic City, Russian National Fitness & Poetry Out Loud

Happy Monday, everyone! Halfway through April and the nice weather is finally here.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Oak Ridge, TN

19 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Newly discovered splice forms of autism genes

A team of researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Center for Cancer Systems Biology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has uncovered a new aspect of autism , revealing that proteins involved in autism interact with many more partners than previously known.

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Related Topix: Health

23 hrs ago | Live Science

Unusual Bacteria Gobbles Up Carbon in the Ocean

A single strain of marine bacteria called Alteromonas may consume as much dissolved carbon in the ocean as an entire, diverse bacterial community, according to a new study.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Noozhawk

Sen. Jackson to Judge UCSB Grad Slam Finals; Public Invited to Talk Competition

California state Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson will be among the judges for the UC Santa Barbara Graduate Division's Grad Slam Finals on Friday afternoon at Corwin Pavilion, it was confirmed Monday.

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Related Topix: UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, Santa Barbara County, CA

Pharmaceutical Online

Bayer Launches Educational Website For CTEPH

Bayer announced that it has launched a new educational online resource for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension .

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Newswise

The Mechanism of Short-Term Memory

Newswise - "The Holy Grail of neuroscience has been to understand how and where information is encoded in the brain."

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Related Topix: Oregon Government, Oregon, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, California

PhysOrg Weblog

New potential treatment opportunities for leukemia patients

The long-term survival of people suffering from chronic lymphocytic leukemia could be increased with the development of new therapeutic strategies.

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Related Topix: Leukemia, Health, Immunology, Biology, Science, California

Sun Apr 13, 2014

San Diego NewsCape

ARCS Foundation Names V.S. Ramachandran 'Scientist of the Year'

V.S. Ramachandran, director of the Center for Brain and Cognition at UC San Diego, was recently honored as the 2014 Scientist of the Year by the San Diego chapter of the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation.

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Related Topix: US Military, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, US Army

Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter

IPCC report: Climate needs swift shift to clean energy

A rapid shift to less-polluting energy will be needed to avoid catastrophic global warming because global emissions of heat-trapping greenhouse gases have accelerated to unprecedented levels, the United Nations reports today.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, California, Biomass

UC San Diego Tritons

Tritons Compete at Sun Angel Classic, Pomona-Pitzer Invitational

The UC San Diego men's and women's track and field programs split up to compete in two meets in separate states Saturday.

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Related Topix: San Diego, CA, Point Loma (San Diego, CA), Pomona College, Arizona State University

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Art Daily

Exhibition of richly hued photographic collages by Dana Montlack opens at Joseph Bellows Gallery

Dana Montlack: Sea of Cortez was recently organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, and was exhibited there from September 21st, 2013 - January 12, 2014.

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Related Topix: California, Oceanography, Science

UC San Diego Tritons

No. 15 UCSD Splits CCAA Series With San Francisco State After Day Split

SAN FRANCISCO No. 15 UC San Diego split the California Collegiate Athletic Association doubleheader Saturday at SFSU Softball Field against San Francisco State to split the set 2-2.

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The Fresno Bee

Patient donates millions to San Diego eye center

The U-T San Diego reports the gift to the Shiley Eye Center came from an unnamed patient.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Showcasing UCSD's theater aces

UCSD MFA candidates Kristin Idaszak and Jeff Augustin, both of whom were honored recently by the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, are among the playwrights whose works will be produced in the Wagner New Play Festival.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, New York University, UC Irvine, University of San Diego

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Grateful patient donates $6.5M to Shiley Eye Center

Doctors perform eye surgery in an operating room at Shiley Eye Center Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, San Diego, CA, Macular Degeneration, Health, La-Jolla, CA

Space.com

Ignition! College Students Light Tiny Fires in Zero-G

A slightly dazed group of college students they stepped off a ZERO-G plane to resounding cheers Thursday , pumping their fists to celebrate a weightless voyage packed with science experiments, including one test that sparked tiny balls of fire.

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Related Topix: Zero-G, Electronic, Fire, California, Science / Technology, NASA, Space

Fri Apr 11, 2014

UC San Diego Tritons

No. 11 UCSD Defeated, 7-2, at No. 10 Azusa Pacific

The No. 11 UC San Diego men's tennis team suffered a 7-2 defeat against No. 10 Azusa Pacific Friday afternoon at the Munson & Bavougian Tennis Complex.

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Related Topix: San Diego, CA

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