Nanoscience

Chris Barty holds up Blu-ray diode

UC Irvine physicists exploring use of Blu-ray disc lasers to kill COVID-19, other viruses

Blu-ray back in style? Its low-cost technology could be employed in hand-held devices and ventilation systems.

A face shield printed by UC Santa Barbara researchers

Researchers mobilize to print protective gear for local medical facilities

California NanoSystems Institute launches 3-D printed face shield and mask effort.

Kamata's team in the lab

Nanocapsule reaches cancer that has spread to central nervous system in mice

A single dose eliminated all B-cell lymphoma that had metastasized to the animals’ central nervous system.

UC Irvine professor in lab

Nanotechnology treatment shows promise against multiple sclerosis

A new therapy using stem cells from bone marrow has reversed MS symptoms in mice, setting the stage for human trials.

Dropper in CBD oil

Synthetic version of CBD treats seizures in rats

Scientists develop a cannabidiol analogue that shows promise for treating epilepsy without needing to cultivate marijuana.

Loch Ness in winter

Winter is coming: A new scientific device creates electricity from falling snow

Researchers design a first-of-its-kind nanogenerator that makes electricity in remote areas.

UC Merced electronics wiring crop

Imagine a biodegradable cellphone

A look inside Moore Inventor Fellowship finalist Yue ‘Jessica’ Wang’s lab.

UC San Diego printed implants

3-D printed implants show promise for treating spinal cord injury

The soft, implantable “bridges” guide new nerve cells to grow where the spinal cord has been severed.

A man and a woman conduct a scientific experiment

UCLA scientists explain principles behind the superpowers of Ant-Man and the Wasp

The characters’ extraordinary abilities are pure science fiction. Or are they?

solar panels

Designing a solar tarp

Engineers are working to create a foldable, packable way to generate power from the sun.

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