Technology & engineering

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A guilt-free flip-flop

Affordable, sustainable footwear is possible — thanks to the power of algae.

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

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

Snap Research scientist Neil Shah

Fake news can’t fool new algorithm

An algorithm that can already detect fake news stories with 75 percent accuracy gets a boost from Snap Research.

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Space probe to plunge into fiery corona of the sun

Carrying instruments built by Berkeley scientists, NASA plans to launch Earth’s first spacecraft to venture inside the orbits of Venus and Mercury to touch the very edge of the sun’s fiery corona.

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Big data, big wins in medicine

Advances in patient care have already begun, thanks to UC's innovative approach to clinical data.

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2017 a banner year for commercializing UC research

About eight new companies a month spring from UC research.

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This solar greenhouse could change the way we eat

Pink is the new green, thanks to technology developed at UC Santa Cruz.

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Electric scooters on collision course with pedestrians and lawmakers

The sometimes hazardous form of transportation could end up making cities safer for everybody.

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How ride-hailing could improve public transportation instead of undercutting it

With the right rules, ride-sharing apps could enhance public transit.

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CRISPR reduces autism symptoms in mice

Exaggerated repetitive behavior characteristic of autism was lessened after a receptor was edited.

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