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University Pairs Liberal Arts with Computer Science in New Degree Program
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University Pairs Liberal Arts with Computer Science in New Degree Program

Dominican University of California announced a new degree program that pairs a liberal arts or pre-professional degree with a computer science minor.

$10M Grant from NSF Establishes Center for Trustworthy Machine Learning
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$10M Grant from NSF Establishes Center for Trustworthy Machine Learning

A team of computer scientists is receiving a $10 million grant from the U.S. National Science Foundation to make machine learning more secure.

Most Preschool Educational Apps Not Designed to Help Children Learn, Study Finds
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Most Preschool Educational Apps Not Designed to Help Children Learn, Study Finds

Most literacy and math educational apps for preschoolers incorporate few evidence-based features that align with best practices for teaching, a UCI study says. ...

DNA Biosensor Chip Adds Wireless Transmission Capability
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DNA Biosensor Chip Adds Wireless Transmission Capability

A team led by the University of California San Diego has developed a chip that can detect an SNP genetic mutation and send the results in real time to a smartphone...

Supercomputers Help Design Mutant Enzyme that Eats Plastic Bottles
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Supercomputers Help Design Mutant Enzyme that Eats Plastic Bottles

Supercomputers helped study the binding of a plastic-degrading enzyme, which could lead to developing industrial-scale plastic recycling for throw-away bottles...

A Faster Way to Fail
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A Faster Way to Fail

University of California, Riverside engineer Sheldon Tan builds electronic circuits just to break them as quickly as possible in order to test their reliability...

Cell-like Nanorobots Clear Bacteria and Toxins From Blood
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Cell-like Nanorobots Clear Bacteria and Toxins From Blood

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed tiny ultrasound-powered robots that can swim through blood, removing harmful bacteria along with...

UCSD Study: Anyone Can Be an Innovator
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UCSD Study: Anyone Can Be an Innovator

Innovators aren't born, they can be made, according to research from the University of California, San Diego.

Berkeley Offers Its Data Science Course Online for Free
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Berkeley Offers Its Data Science Course Online for Free

The fastest-growing course in UC Berkeley's history—Foundations of Data Science—is being offered free online this spring through the campus's online education hub...

Fur Real – Scientists Improve Computer Rendering of Animal Fur
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Fur Real – Scientists Improve Computer Rendering of Animal Fur

Researchers from UC San Diego and UC Berkeley have developed a method that dramatically improves the way computers simulate fur, and more specifically, the way...

Using Science and Humanities to Step Back in Time
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Using Science and Humanities to Step Back in Time

Researchers from the University of California San Diego traveled to Turin, Italy to digitally map an entire portion of the city—complete with historic architecture...

Report Proposes Learning Tech Inequality Solutions
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Report Proposes Learning Tech Inequality Solutions

Free and open technologies do not democratize education, though strategies exist to combat educational inequity and should be replicated, says a new report.

Biofuel Cells Extract Energy From Sweat to Power Wearable Devices
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Biofuel Cells Extract Energy From Sweat to Power Wearable Devices

Engineers at UC San Diego have developed stretchable fuel cells that extract energy from sweat and are capable of powering electronics.

Smart Glove Translates American Sign Language Alphabet Into Text
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Smart Glove Translates American Sign Language Alphabet Into Text

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a smart glove that wirelessly translates the American Sign Language alphabet into text and controls...

Wearable Glove Provides Haptic Feedback in Virtual Reality Environments
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Wearable Glove Provides Haptic Feedback in Virtual Reality Environments

Engineers at UC San Diego are using soft robotics technology to make light, flexible gloves that allow users to feel tactile feedback when they interact with virtual...

Printed, Flexible, and Rechargeable Battery Can Power Wearable Sensors
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Printed, Flexible, and Rechargeable Battery Can Power Wearable Sensors

Nanoengineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a printed battery that is flexible, stretchable, and rechargeable, a step toward self-powered...

Uci Aims to Become First University to Launch Rocket Into Space
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Uci Aims to Become First University to Launch Rocket Into Space

A $1 million gift from a nonprofit STEM workforce development firm will establish a rocketry program at the University of California, Irvine with the intent of...

Sensor-Filled Glove Could Help Doctors Take Guesswork Out of Physical Exams
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Sensor-Filled Glove Could Help Doctors Take Guesswork Out of Physical Exams

An interdisciplinary team of researchers has developed a glove with wearable sensors and robotics technology that could be used to accurately measure muscle stiffness...

Big Pixel Initiative Invites Public to Help Map the World
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Big Pixel Initiative Invites Public to Help Map the World

Researchers at the University of California San Diego are partnering with Columbia University and Arizona State University to create a continuous, global map of...

To Be or Not To Be...an Entrepreneur
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To Be or Not To Be...an Entrepreneur

Researchers found that a company's legal status — whether incorporated vs. unincorporated — is a reliable measure to distinguish risk-taking entrepreneurs requiring...
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