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September 20, 2014
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UCLA to develop ‘brain prosthesis’ to help brain-injured patients recover memory

As part of a major federal initiative, UCLA has been awarded $15M to create a wireless, implantable device that could restore memory to millions UCLA has been tapped by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to spearhead an innovative project … Continue reading

December 30, 2013
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New data compression method reduces big-data bottleneck; outperforms, enhances JPEG

New discovery is rooted in physics and the arts In creating an entirely new way to compress data, a team of researchers from the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science has drawn inspiration from physics and the … Continue reading

February 15, 2013
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Earthquakes, Glue and Grappling Hooks: Scientists Dissect the Movement of Bacteria

A team led by researchers from the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science has discovered that microscopic bacteria have a lot in common with earthquakes — when it comes to their jolting movements. In a new study … Continue reading

January 28, 2013
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UCLA’s New Nano-Lens Microscopes Can Detect Viruses, Other Objects at Nanoscale

By using tiny liquid lenses that self-assemble around microscopic objects, a team from UCLA’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science has created an optical microscopy method that allows users to directly see objects more than 1,000 times smaller … Continue reading