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Bone-fracture puzzles introduce undergraduates to real-world engineering 8/26/15
Bone-fracture puzzles introduce undergraduates to real-world engineering
In a new project-based class, first-year bioengineering students at the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering produced 3D-printed models of fractured ankles from 2D images of real patients.
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UC San Diego Tech Accelerator Dedicated to Supporting Female Technology Entrepreneurs Wins Award from U.S. Small Business Administration 8/11/15
UC San Diego Tech Accelerator Dedicated to Supporting Female Technology Entrepreneurs Wins Award from U.S. Small Business Administration
The mystartupXX accelerator program at the University of California, San Diego is aimed at empowering the next generation of women technology entrepreneurs. For the second year in a row, mystartupXX has been named a winner of the national Growth Accelerator Fund competition, which comes with a $50,000 award from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). 
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UC San Diego Startup Invited to First-Ever White House Demo Day 8/11/15
UC San Diego Startup Invited to First-Ever White House Demo Day
Wearless Tech, Inc., a San Francisco/San Diego startup with its roots in the University of California, San Diego’s Computer Science and Engineering department, was invited to showcase their first product – a wellness video baby monitor – in the first-ever White House Demo Day on August 4, 2015.
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'Minecraft Modding for Kids' teaches computer programming while you play Minecraft 7/13/15
'Minecraft Modding for Kids' teaches computer programming while you play Minecraft
Does your child spend hours playing Minecraft every day? Now there’s a book and software package that can help them learn computer programming while they’re doing it. “Minecraft Modding for Kids,” part of the For Dummies series, is co-authored by three Ph.Ds. at the University of California, San Diego, and is being released July 13, 2015. “The book teaches many of the concepts taught in introductory computer science classes,” said Sarah Guthals, now a postdoctoral researcher in computer science at the Jacobs School of Engineering at UC San Diego and lead author. 
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