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Authors: Robert Monroe

Cultural Analysis - Mark Rothko Paintings

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Presentation by Jeremy Douglass, on the 287-Megapixel HIPerSpace Wall at Calit2 Development of Cultural Analytics software supported by: UC San Diego Chancellor's Office UCSD Division, California Instititute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2) Center for Research in Computing and the Arts (CRCA) Developers: Software Studies Initiative (softwarestudies.com) Graphics, Visualization and Virtual Reality Laboratory (vis.ucsd.edu)

Discovering Diversity In The Tropics

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Scripps researchers hunt for exotic medicine sources in Panama's diverse richness.

http://explorations.ucsd.edu/Features/2009/Discovering_Diversity/

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Scripps researchers tackle the holy grail of climate change modeling -- What happens in Vegas may stay in Vegas, but what happens on the way there is a different story. As imaged by Lynn Russell, a professor of atmospheric chemistry at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, and her team, air blown by winds between San Diego and Las Vegas gives the road to Sin City a distinctive look. http://explorations.ucsd.edu/Features/2009/Fine_Details/

Birth of an Ocean

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Scripps scientists explore the Gulf of California to uncover its rich geological history and new ocean crust emerging from the seafloor -- The Sea of Cortez, or Gulf of California as it is known in the United States, is rich in history, which began long before John Steinbeck and Ed Ricketts' chronicled their seagoing accounts in 1940's Log from the Sea of Cortez. http://explorations.ucsd.edu/Features/2009/Birth_of_an_Ocean/

A Step Ahead of the Next 'Big One'

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Scripps scientists explore the Gulf of California to uncover its rich geological history and new ocean crust emerging from the seafloor -- The Sea of Cortez, or Gulf of California as it is known in the United States, is rich in history, which began long before John Steinbeck and Ed Ricketts' chronicled their seagoing accounts in 1940's Log from the Sea of Cortez. http://explorations.ucsd.edu/Features/2009/Big_One/

Ants Marching

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You might have noticed them: a plague of ants found in many gardens in the San Diego area. They seem pervasive, and they are – part of a supercolony that stretches from here to Ukiah 100 miles north of San Francisco.

http://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/newsrel/events/05-09AntsMarching.asp

From a Queen Song to a Better Music Search Engine

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At a recent IEEE technology conference, UC San Diego electrical engineers presented a solution to their problem with the song “Bohemian Rhapsody,”—and it’s not that they don’t like this hit from the band Queen. The electrical engineers’ issue with “Bohemian Rhapsody” is that it is too heterogeneous... http://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/newsrel/students/05-09Barrington.asp

Pavel Pevzner, UC San Diego at the DOE JGI 2009 User Meeting

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Pavel Pevzner of UC San Diego spoke about "De Novo Sequencing with Short Reads" on March 26, 2009 during the 4th Annual User Meeting.

Life Behind Bars

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Marine biologists employ genetic barcoding in the quest to positively identify fish species.

http://explorations.ucsd.edu/Features/2009/Life_Behind_Bars/