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  1. Christopher Moore Appointed Dean of Sargent CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | PressReleasePoint

    Christopher Moore, new dean of Sargent College, was an academic researcher for decades before entering government service. Photo by Jill Arden Bocchichio A Veterans Affairs official overseeing research into servicemen and servicewomen's common afflictions is the new dean of Sargent College.

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  2. witch out and recharge battery in electric carsRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | Nerve News

    Imagine being able to switch out and recharge the batteries in electric cars just like you do in a flashlight? Engineers at the University of California - San Diego have already converted a car, a 2002 four-door Volkswagen Golf, into this technology. Rather than swapping out the whole battery, they swapped out and recharged smaller units within the battery known as modules.

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  3. Jacobsen syndrome linked to autism, find UCSD and SDSU researchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Medical News

    A recent study by researchers from UCSD and SDSU found that symptoms of autism were unusually common in people with Jacobsen syndrome A rare genetic disorder known as Jacobsen syndrome has been linked with autism , according to a recent joint investigation by researchers at San Diego State University and the University of California, San Diego. In addition to suggesting better treatment options for people with Jacobsen syndrome, the finding also offers more clues into the genetic underpinnings of autism.

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  4. UC San Diego researchers build first 500 GHz photon switchRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Hispanic Business

    ... "Our switch is more than an order of magnitude faster than any previously published result to date," said UC San Diego electrical and computer engineering professor . "That exceeds the speed of the fastest lightwave information channels in use ...

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  5. Tritons Hang on for Five-Set Win vs. Cal Poly PomonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | UC San Diego Tritons

    In a California Collegiate Athletic Association battle Wednesday night at RIMAC Arena, the 13th-ranked UC San Diego women's volleyball team outlasted Cal Poly Pomona to earn a five-set victory. Scores were 17-25, 25-18, 25-23, 17-25 and 15-13 in the back-and-forth affair.

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  6. Trauma and Food Addiction Linked for WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | LiveScience

    Women with symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder may be more likely to have food addiction, or a feeling of dependence on food, new research suggests. In the study, researchers surveyed more than 49,000 female nurses ages 25 to 42 and asked the women whether they had ever experienced a traumatic event, such as childhood abuse, the violent death of a loved one, or a miscarriage or stillbirth.

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  7. Novel drug targeting leukemia cells enters clinical trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Science Daily

    ... and disease spread, they believe it also presents an excellent target for anti-cancer therapy. Developed at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center by Thomas Kipps, MD, PhD, who holds the Evelyn and Edwin Tasch Chair in Cancer Research, and colleagues, ...

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  8. Cancer and the Immune System: Double-Edged SwordRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Science Daily

    ... by engaging siglecs via sialic acid-capped glycans," said Varki, who is also a faculty member of the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center. "But once the tumor was established, further growth was inhibited by engagement of siglecs on macrophages." The ...

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  9. Leukemia drug trial starts at UCSDRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... cells. / Dr Graham Beards/Wikimedia Commons A new leukemia drug has entered a Phase 1 clinical trial at UC San Diego , where the drug was developed. Called cirmtuzumab, or UC-961, the drug is a monoclonal antibody that targets a protein called ROR1. ...

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  10. SDSC joins the Intel Parallel Computing Centers programRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Hispanic Business

    ... SDSC will also serve as a conduit for offering courses in parallel programming to researchers and students at UC San Diego, as well as the broader complements these efforts," said Norman. "All programming going forward will be parallel, so it is ...

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  11. Engineers develop algorithms to switch out and recharge battery modules in electric carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | ECNmag

    ... said Raymond de Callafon, a mechanical engineering professor at the Jacobs School of Engineering at UC San Diego. "Electric storage capacity is increased when modules are connected in parallel, but this requires a careful control of stray currents ...

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  12. Shear Stress-Activated Wnt-Angiopoietin-2 Signaling Recapitulates...Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Circulation

    From the Department of Medicine, School of Medicine , Department of Bioengineering , and Department of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology , University of California, Los Angeles; Department of Surgery, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, CA ; and Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine and Institute of Genomic Medicine , University of California, San Diego, La Jolla. Correspondence to Tzung K. Hsiai, MD, PhD, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Bioengineering, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90073.

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  13. UC San Diego Scientists Probe Link Between Jacobsen SyndromeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Patch.com

    Caption: A deletion at one end of chromosome 11 is responsible for the rare genetic disorder known as Jacobsen syndrome. A recent study by researchers from UCSD and SDSU found that symptoms of autism were unusually common in people with Jacobsen syndrome .

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  14. Shark Skin-Like Surfaces May Ward Off Hospital SuperbugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | LiveScience

    A material that mimics shark skin, covered with tiny ridges and groves, may help reduce the spread of bacteria in hospitals, a new study suggests. The study examined how well the shark skin-like material - which has bumps that are too small for the eye to see - could prevent the growth and spread of disease-causing bacteria, including Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteria, which are resistant to the antibiotics typically used to treat staph infections, and are known for causing infections in hospitals.

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  15. Capturing Ancient Maya Sites from Both a Rat's and a 'Bat's Eye View'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | UC San Diego

    Researchers from the University of Southern California, UC San Diego and the University of Texas, Austin, collaborated on archaeological field work at El Zotz Photo by Toby Savage Photography. A trip to the Guatemalan jungle usually nets a few souvenirs: Photographs of Maya ruins, bragging rights about encounters with venomous snakes, perhaps a bug bite or two.

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  16. America's Worst Colleges: A Discussion at NAFRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | The Washington Monthly

    Last week I did a post on a new category in WaMo's annual College Rankings: a listing of America's worst colleges - or to be precise, four different listings based on slightly different criteria. Because this is a new and controversial entry into the typically upbeat world of college rankings, WaMo is holding a discussion on the subject in conjunction with the New America Foundation, next Tuesday from 9:30 - 11:00 at NAF.

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  17. Second Anti-Inflammatory Effect of Aspirin IdentifiedRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | US Pharmacist

    Not only does aspirin kill cyclooxygenase, thereby preventing the production of prostaglandins that cause inflammation and pain, it also signals the enzyme to generate another compound that hastens the end of inflammation, returning the affected cells to homeostatic health. "Aspirin causes the cyclooxygenase to make a small amount of a related product called 15-HETE," said senior researcher Edward Dennis, PhD, of the University of California San Diego School of Medicine.

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  18. Amy MathewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Business Journal

    ... to joining First Northern, Amy served as Corporate Banking Manager for Mechanics Bank. She has a B.S. from UC San Diego. Send well wishes. Introduce yourself. Connect. Contacting People on the Move is an excellent way to grow your network and your ...

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  19. UCSD researchers launch phase 1 trial to assess novel monoclonal antibody for CLL patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Medical News

    ... and disease spread, they believe it also presents an excellent target for anti-cancer therapy. Developed at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center by Thomas Kipps, MD, PhD, who holds the Evelyn and Edwin Tasch Chair in Cancer Research, and colleagues, ...

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  20. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    David Horowitz had an exchange with a Muslim woman at UCSD where he gave a speech during "Israel Apartheid Week" A Muslim woman is called out by David Horowitz at a speech during "Israel Apartheid Week at the University of California San Diego. Take a look.

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