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3D printing soft legs can help a robot walk across rough and rocky terrain

A team of engineers at the University of California San Diego have applied the biologically inspired principles of soft robotics in order to develop a robot… 464 more words

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Michael Phelps tries out for the 'Baywatch' crew in new ad

Zac Efron plays a disgraced Olympian swimmer in Baywatch, conjuring comparisons to Ryan Lochte. But in a new ad, the crew has brought aboard the most distinguished Olympian of all-time. 150 more words

Movies

Callan Thruster Post Processing

An interesting video from MTI and SEDS UCSD showing the post processing of their Callan Cubesat thruster.
Callan is a hydrogen peroxide monopropellant thruster that will enable the team to carry out in orbit maneuvers as they send their Triteia cubesat to the moon. 112 more words

Space

Engineered bone tissue improves stem cell transplants

Bone marrow transplants are currently the only approved stem cell-based therapy in the United States. They involve replacing the hematopoietic, or blood-forming stem cells, found in the bone marrow with healthy stem cells to treat patients with cancers, immune diseases and blood disorders. 395 more words

Stem Cell Research

Sun God or Sunburnt??

Last week was UCSD’s annual Sun God Festival and it was my first year attending. This year’s lineup consisted of Schoolboy Q, Dj Mustard, Khalid, Manilla Killa, and more!  265 more words

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