Two UC-affiliated companies that focus on climate change solutions have won the 2021 UC Startup Innovation Challenge, while five others take home awards for social impact.
The 10 biggest (non-COVID!) science stories you might have missed in 2020
During any other year, these groundbreaking advances would have been big news. Here’s some of what you may have missed while you were busy washing your hands.
New engineering research center to focus on agriculture technology
UC Merced joins three other campuses to sustainably meet the challenge of boosting global food production by 70 percent by 2050.
Imagine a biodegradable cellphone
A look inside Moore Inventor Fellowship finalist Yue ‘Jessica’ Wang’s lab.
Students: Win money, mentorship and support for your Big Idea
Don’t miss the Nov. 14 deadline to enter this UC-wide contest.
How we can recycle CO2 to make eco-friendly concrete
UCLA researchers take aim at a surprisingly large source of greenhouse gas emissions: concrete.
2017 a banner year for commercializing UC research
About eight new companies a month spring from UC research.
The day California wine beat France
How two blind taste tests stunned the experts and changed the way the world drinks (and thinks about) wine.
Meet UC’s 2017 MacArthur award ‘geniuses’
Four alums and one professor earn prestigious fellowships to continue their creative work.
Student-designed medical device wins Fast Company award
Tabla, a cheaper alternative to X-rays, uses sound waves to diagnose pneumonia.
Cyborg bacteria turn into tiny, zero-waste solar panels
Chemists create a more efficient photosynthesis that can help produce green fuel.
Low-cost smart glove translates American Sign Language alphabet
Next-gen virtual tool could also be used in fields from telesurgery to defense.