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Combined Economic and Technological Evaluation of Battery Energy Storage for Grid...

Connecting large battery systems to the energy grid offers the ability to capture and store renewable energy during the windy and sunny times, and...
nanoporous membrane

Super-Efficient Cooling Membrane Can Beat the Heat of 10,000 Suns

Engineers at the University of California San Diego are pushing the limit of how fast they can remove heat from a flat surface. In...
battery energy storage, Sprocket, human metabolic processes, Antibiotics, Opioids, biologic drugs, stomach, cancer, blood test

This New Technology Can Encode and Process Video Several Orders of...

Computer scientists at the University of California San Diego have developed a new technology that can encode, transform and edit video faster--several orders of...
super-hydrophobic surface

Flowing Salt Water Over This Super-Hydrophobic Surface Can Generate Electricity

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a super-hydrophobic surface that can be used to generate electrical voltage. When salt water...
medical record systemsvideo

How Unsecured, Obsolete Medical Record Systems and Medical Devices Put Patient...

A team of physicians and computer scientists at the University of California has shown that it is easy to modify medical test results remotely...
printable metal tags

These Tags Turn Everyday Objects into Smart, Connected Devices

Engineers have developed printable metal tags that could be attached to everyday objects and turn them into “smart” Internet of Things devices.The metal tags...
nanocrystals

Nanocrystals Emit Light by Efficiently ‘Tunneling’ Electrons

Using advanced fabrication techniques, engineers at the University of California San Diego have built a nanosized device out of silver crystals that can generate...
protein vinculin

High Vinculin Levels Help Keep Aging Fruit Fly Hearts Young

Our cells tend to lose their shape as we grow older, contributing to many of the effects we experience as aging. This poses particular...
Neodymium-alumina laser

Materials Processing Tricks Enable Engineers to Create New Laser Material

By doping alumina crystals with neodymium ions, engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a new laser material that is capable...
nickel brittle

Close-Ups of Grain Boundaries Reveal How Sulfur Impurities Make Nickel Brittle

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have shed new light on a scientific mystery regarding the atomic-level mechanism of the sulfur embrittlement...
stroke

Stroke Study: Aspiration-Based Thrombectomy Alone Works as Well as Thrombectomy with...

A research team at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo has found that in stroke patients with...
brain

UB Researcher Targets Specific Areas of the Brain to Better Understand...

“If we’re able to identify a therapy that has more potent effects on junk food intake as opposed to healthier foods, it could be...
nanodevices

Researchers Receive NSF Award to Build Nanolabs on a Chip

Engineers at the University of California San Diego are leading a project to develop high-density nanowire arrays that can be used to measure and...
batteriesvideo

Electrolytes Made from Liquefied Gas Enable Batteries to Run at Ultra-low...

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a breakthrough in electrolyte chemistry that enables lithium batteries to run at temperatures as...
Wearable Sensorsvideo

Printed, Flexible and Rechargeable Battery Can Power Wearable Sensors

Nanoengineers at the University of California San Diego have developed the first printed battery that is flexible, stretchable and rechargeable. The zinc batteries could...
bacterial infections

Nanoparticles for treating bacterial infections take top prize at Research Expo...

B.J. (Byungji) Kim, a materials science and engineering graduate student at the University of California San Diego, won the grand prize at Research Expo...
gene editing

Gene Editing Technique Helps Find Cancer’s Weak Spots

Genetic mutations that cause cancer also weaken cancer cells, creating an opportunity for researchers to develop drugs that will selectively kill them, while sparing...
retinal prosthesis

New Nano-Implant Could One Day Help Restore Sight

A team of engineers at the University of California San Diego and La Jolla-based startup Nanovision Biosciences Inc. have developed the nanotechnology and wireless...
schizophrenia

Faulty Genomic Pathway Is Linked to Schizophrenia Developing in Utero, Study...

The skin cells of four adults with schizophrenia have provided an unprecedented “window” into how the disease began while they were still in the...
incubator

The Missing Link: UC San Diego’s First Biomedical Incubator

An engineer watching a cardiac surgeon open up a patient’s chest to treat the heart may plan to build a better way to help...