UC Santa Barbara cell origami

Origami of the cell

New study provides insight into how folding issues in proteins can result in hardening arteries.

A schematic shows a smartphone and the diagnostic attachment for antimicrobial susceptibility testing.

Researchers combat antimicrobial resistance using smartphones

A simple, inexpensive attachment could help to expand testing to regions with limited resources.

A team of scientists are embedding carbon nanotubes (right) in plants to detect explosives and wirelessly relay the information to an electronic device.

'Bionic' spinach plants can detect explosives

The work has potential applications in agriculture and in the defense and law enforcement fields.

UC Santa Barbara tiny machine

A tiny machine

Electrical and computer engineers design an infinitesimal computing device, once the stuff of science fiction.

Berkeley Lab smallest transistor

Smallest transistor ever made by Berkeley Lab

Berkeley Lab-led research breaks major barrier in transistor size by creating gate only 1 nanometer long.

Jianwei "John" Miao, UCLA

UC campuses to partner on $24 million imaging science center

UC Berkeley and UCLA will help lead the new center to improve imaging technology; UC Irvine also will participate.

Neural dust UC Berkeley

'Neural dust' could treat the body from inside

On the horizon: wireless, batteryless implants for monitoring organs and improving prosthetics.

Nano sponge Berkeley

5 nanoscience research projects that could deliver big results

From energy efficiency to carbon capture, Berkeley Lab scientists are on it.

UC San Diego BAC sensor

This temporary tattoo could save your life

Flexible, wearable sensor in development can transmit real-time blood alcohol level data to your phone.

Venn diagram portraying relationships, including infection, bacteremia, sepsis and the Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome.

Teaming up to combat sepsis

UC Santa Barbara scientists collaborate with UC San Diego and others to conduct biomedical research on sepsis, thanks to $12.8M grant.