Can lasers make the internet faster?

Lasers could make the Internet faster – and cleaner

Tiny lasers could overcome the current speed limits on the Internet and lower the information revolution's carbon footprint, UC San Diego researchers say.

Poop to fuel

Will cars of the future run on poop?

How UCLA researchers are using protein waste, including manure, to make a new generation of renewable biofuels.

Wi-Fi scanning robots with x-ray vision

How Wi-Fi can give us X-ray vision

Can Wi-Fi signals be used to sense the environment around us, or even see through walls?

marcus lehman

UC rising stars make Forbes 30 Under 30 list

Forty with ties to the University of California recognized by the magazine as young leaders in their fields.

solar thermal technology

UC creates five new inventions per day

In 2014, UC research led to 86 new startups and 1,769 new inventions — nearly five per day – amid a booming startup culture.

UC San Diego earthquake testing

UC San Diego conducts first-of-its-kind seismic testing on 6-story building

Simulated temblors to go as high as the 2010 8.8-magnitude quake in Chile.

Katherine Whittaker Ferrara, distinguished professor of biomedical engineering

4 innovative women engineers tell their stories

Celebrate National Women in Engineering Day with UC Davis faculty.

UC Davis kilocore chip

World’s first 1,000-processor chip designed by UC Davis

New CPU is 100 times more powerful than a modern laptop's, while remaining energy-efficient.

Obama manufacturing UCLA

UCLA co-founded nonprofit to form national manufacturing institute

$70 million awarded to support improving efficiency via network that includes UC Berkeley and UC Irvine.

UC Irvine plastic waste

UC Irvine chemists help find way to recycle plastic waste into fuel

New method could see trash inexpensively recycled into other commodities.

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