Technology & engineering

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Smartphone, M.D.

A new app developed by UC Santa Barbara researchers enables a smartphone to ID bacteria in just one hour.

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How we can recycle CO2 to make eco-friendly concrete

UCLA researchers take aim at a surprisingly large source of greenhouse gas emissions: concrete.

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Call me Emoji

‘Moby Dick’ has been translated into emojis. True story. 

What the battle over scooters gets wrong

The problem isn't what's on our streets. It's the streets themselves.

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UCLA students launch project that’s out of this world

More than 250 UCLA undergrads have designed and built a small satellite that will study weather in space.

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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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