Technology & engineering

Hummingbird on a branch

Tiny birds, tiny tech

A new tracking method gives a round-the-clock record of hummingbird life.

Milo Sensors

Technology startup founded by UC Santa Barbara grads wins first place at the 2018 UC Startup Showcase

Milo Sensors evolved from a student-driven business proposal to pioneering the next wave of wearable technology.

Tumor cell UC San Diego

Detecting cancer's ability to spread

New sensors detect and measure single cancer cells' potential to metastasize, the leading cause of cancer deaths.

Mike Mitchell pitches his business idea

Students: Win money, mentorship and support for your Big Idea

Don’t miss the Nov. 14 deadline to enter this UC-wide contest.

Egyptian art

Ancient pigment can boost energy efficiency

A color developed by Egyptians thousands of years ago can boost energy efficiency by cooling rooftops and walls.

Woman anxiously looking at computer

Sick of googling symptoms and getting bad information? Here's a second opinion.

You can search for better health answers by using a free internet health assistant developed by medical researchers.

UCSF Shuvo Roy

The Kidney Project and the bioartificial pancreas: When inspiration strikes twice

Shuvo Roy is not content to just work on the world's first bioartificial kidney. Now he's doing the same for the pancreas.

Nine in 10 Silicon Valley jobs pay less now than 20 years ago

Silicon Valley's business models concentrate wealth, new research finds.

Someone getting their blood pressure taken

What if doctors could zero in on the one action that would make the most impact on your health?

Health choices made easy, thanks to a new model that relies on data from your FitBit.

Outdoor solar panel charging station with students beneath

UC named a national leader in renewable energy

For the second year in a row, the EPA recognizes the University of California with a Green Power Leadership Award.