Technology & engineering

Cars stuck in traffic during the evening

Self-driving cars will ‘cruise’ to avoid paying to park

Autonomous vehicles have every incentive to create havoc, transportation planner says.

A woman rides a Lime scooter on the street in Santa Monica

Fractures, head injuries common in e-scooter collisions, according to new research

First-of-its-kind UCLA study analyzes the public health impacts of the increasingly popular scooters.

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.

Glass polar bear

Can artificial intelligence tell a polar bear from a can opener?

How closely do deep learning computer networks mimic the human brain? There's still a long way to go, psychologists find.

Gopesh Tilvawala speaks to someone across a table

Graduate student’s steerable brain device wins big at inventors competition

Gopesh Tilvawala is developing a first-of-its-kind catheter to navigate tiny arteries in the brain.

UC Irvine texting teens

Growing up digital

A new lab investigates the smartphone generation.

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.

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