University of California - San Diego

Nanoparticles detect biochemistry of inflammation

Inflammation is the hallmark of many human diseases, from infection to neurodegeneration. The chemical balance within a tissue is disturbed, resulting in the accumulation of reactive oxygen species (ROS) such as hydrogen ...

Sep 18, 2012
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Social networks boosts election turnout

About one third of a million more people showed up at the ballot box in the United States in 2010 because of a single Facebook message on Election Day, estimates a new study led by the University of California, ...

Sep 12, 2012
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Mining ' and Minding ' Her Ps and Qs

(Phys.org) -- Each time you connect to a secure website (say a bank’s website), you begin by downloading a certificate published by the site, which asserts that its Web address is legitimate. It also ...

Aug 10, 2012
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