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.

UCLA Grad Slam winner Gary Li

Engineer wins 2016 UCLA Grad Slam to move onto UC-wide finals

Graduate student will represent the campus at systemwide competition of three-minute, TED-talks style presentations of research.

UC Berkeley bromance male friendship

Bromances may be good for men’s health

UC Berkeley study of rats shows that stress can bring males together, findings that also have implications for post-traumatic stress disorder.

Thirdhand smoke UC Riverside

Thirdhand smoke linked to Type 2 diabetes

UC Riverside and UCSF study has health implications for nonsmokers living in homes that have (or had) smokers.

UCLA 2015 Grad Slam winner

UCLA grad students learn the art of plain-speaking

Losing the academic jargon, Grad Slam contestants learn to communicate more broadly about their research.

UC Merced Fabian Filipp

UC Merced researchers identify drug that could treat melanoma

Scientists discover a genetic activation among patients with skin cancer that could be suppressed by a new drug.

Will cars of the future run on poop?

The U.S. produces over 1 billion tons of manure, including human waste, every year. That mountain of excrement not only poses a disposal problem, it also creates a potent source of greenhouse gases. But to researchers at UCLA, it’s not just a big pile of poop: it’s a really big – and renewable – source of biofuel.

UC Davis teleport

Neuroscientists explore how the brain handles teleportation

UC Davis researchers show how we are mentally capable of "beaming up."

Santa Cruz 3-D printing

UC Santa Cruz graduate student makes 'powerful' 3-D printing breakthrough

Collaboration with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory could lead to more efficient energy storage.

UC Santa Barbara tracking El Nino

Tracking El Niño’s impact

UC Santa Barbara geologists are measuring coastal erosion and the effects of rising sea levels and storms brought by weather phenomenon.

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