Atkinson Hall, UC San Diego

Industry innovation space opens on UC San Diego campus

Qualcomm Institute launches facility where qualified faculty startups, industry partners or national laboratories can lease office or lab space.

smart bandage

‘Smart bandage’ detects bed sores before doctors can

Electrical currents detect early tissue damage from pressure ulcers before they can be seen by human eyes – and while recovery is still possible.

chameleon-like “skin”

With a tug and a twist, new chameleon-like material changes color

Taking inspiration from nature, engineers have created an ultra-thin film that can shift colors as easily as a chameleon's skin when pulled or twisted.

heart-on-a-chip wafer

Bioengineers put human hearts on a chip to aid drug screening

'Heart-on-a-chip' effectively uses human cardiac muscle cells derived from adult stem cells to model how a human heart reacts to cardiovascular medications.

3-D structure

First-of-its-kind 3-D-printed cement structure rises

Powder-based structure, standing 9 feet tall, is a demonstration of the architectural potential of 3-D printing.

Joseph Wang draws sensor on leaf

Pens filled with high-tech inks for DIY sensors

A new simple tool developed by nanoengineers at UC San Diego is opening the door to an era when anyone will be able to build sensors, anywhere.

UC Merced forges partnership with Kathmandu University

Memorandum of understanding signed in Nepal lays groundwork for faculty and student exchanges, research collaborations and other academic activities.

Visualization of Florence Duomo

Florentine 'patient' gets high-tech physical

Two doctoral students travel to Italy to assess the structural condition of one of Florence's landmarks, the Baptistery of St. John.

Overseeing your online afterlife

Jed Brubaker’s graduate research at UC Irvine guides Facebook’s new policy on postmortem account stewardship.

Sat Pannu

DARPA taps Lawrence Livermore Lab to restore touch to amputees

Lab will join collaborative research team that intends to build the world’s first neural system to enable naturalistic feeling and movements in prosthetic hands.