Nanoscience

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.

Sunil Gandhi and Mathew Blurton-Jones headshots

Deciphering dementia’s gender gap

UC Irvine researchers win grant to explore why Alzheimer’s affects more women.

UC San Diego pancreatic cancer

New blood test rapidly detects signs of deadly cancer

Pancreatic cancer is often detected too late, but a new diagnostic tool shows promise.

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