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Low-cost SkySweeper inspection robot scoots along power lines

This partially 3D-printed prototype can be produced for less than $1,000, much less than commercial utility line robots.

By August 6, 2013

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The most horrifying robot baby you'll ever meet

Meet Diego-san, the oversized robot baby that has a semi-realistic, uncanny-valley head on a naked robot skeleton.

By January 10, 2013

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Scientists hack ocean-buoy tech to aid Marines in Afghanistan

The Expeditionary Meteorology System gives Marines in Afghanistan accurate, real-time weather reports by way of a redesigned system originally used for ocean buoys.

By July 26, 2012

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San Diego's own Mystery Spot: 'Fallen Star'

"Fallen Star," an art piece by Do Ho Suh atop UCSD's engineering school, expresses the artist's disorientation upon arriving in the U.S. from Korea. CNET Road Trip 2012 takes a look.

By July 19, 2012

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New tech could target and treat irregular heartbeats

The tech behind a new study may help cardiologists double their success in treating heart arrhythmias by pinpointing the tiny electrical disturbances that cause them.

By July 18, 2012

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Nanolaser is small as speck of dust

Creating a tiny version of a coaxial cable, researchers at the University of California at San Diego create smallest laser to date, an advance that could lead to optical computer chips or high-resolution displays.

By February 9, 2012

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Crowdsourcing the 'most challenging puzzle ever'

Bored? Check out this brain-bending contest from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. You could solve it with help from an ambitious UCSD Web site.

By November 17, 2011

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AT&T backs another panicky report on data capacity

A UCSD report with industry backing warns of a wireless datapocalypse unless carriers' demands are met.

By October 26, 2011

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YouPorn sued for sniffing browser history

A lawsuit accuses the operator of a porn site of checking whether a visitor had been to other Web sites using "history sniffing." UCSD researchers say YouPorn isn't alone.

By December 6, 2010

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How video game processors could save lives

Researchers in San Diego unveil CT reconstruction algorithm for GPU platforms that reduce radiation exposure by a factor of 10 or more.

By July 22, 2010