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  • New Virtual Reality Navigation System to Help Diagnose Cognitive Defects

    Experts agree that the ability to navigate a neighborhood or built space is one of the first human faculties to suffer at the onset of cognitive decline. They also agree that early intervention is crucial for stemming the further ravages of dementia.

  • New Nano3 Microscope Will Allow High-Resolution Look Inside Cells

    The University of California, San Diego’s Nanofabrication Cleanroom Facility (Nano3) is the first institution to obtain a novel FEI Scios dual-beam microscope, with an adaptation for use at cryogenic temperatures. The new microscope will enable research among a highly diverse user base, ranging from…

  • Hari Garudadri: Improving the World Through Signal Processing, Step by Step by Step

    Throughout Hari Garudadri’s career, three things have remained constant: A fascination with signal processing, a love for work with a humanitarian focus and (fittingly) the number three.

  • CISA3 Researchers to Document Underwater Cave, Paleoamerican Remains

    When exploratory divers discovered the underwater Mexican cave site known as Hoyo Negro, the conditions of the cave were so pristine and stable, says archaeologist Dominique Rissolo, “it looked like no one had ever exhaled a breath there.”

  • Health Data Exploration Network to Spur Research Using Personal Health Data

    The Health Data Exploration project, from the University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego) and the University of California, Irvine (UCI), has been awarded a $1.9 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), to create a network of researchers, scientists, companies and others to…

  • Coalition of Scholars Calls for Worldwide Endorsement of Data Citation Principles

    A global coalition of professors, researchers, publishers, librarians and other scholars is calling for worldwide endorsement of “The Joint Declaration of Data Citation Principles” designed to advance sound, reproducible scholarship and create an enduring scholarly record for the digital age.

  • “Completer” IDEAS Performance To Meld Sound & Vision in Real-time

    This week’s performance of “Completer: An Immersive Experience” at the University of California, San Diego might be the closest the average person comes to experiencing synesthesia -- the condition by which some people have the sensation of “hearing” images or “seeing” sounds.

  • CISA3 Team Braves Bats, Jungle Hikes to Document At-Risk Sites in Mexico

    A team of archaeologists and engineers from the University of California, San Diego have returned from a field expedition to Quintana Roo, Mexico, where they digitally documented two at-risk archaeological sites – a 16th century church and an ancient Maya cave shrine -- using a high-tech laser scanner.