UC Berkeley cyborg bacteria

Cyborg bacteria turn into tiny, zero-waste solar panels

Chemists create a more efficient photosynthesis that can help produce green fuel.

Eclipse UC Berkeley

New app makes photographing the eclipse a snap

Be prepared for the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse.

UC Davis electric vehicles

How electric vehicles could take a bite out of the oil market

Shifting to plug-in cars could play a key role in helping oil demand taper off in the next few decades.

UC Santa Barbara virtual reality

A billion tweets turned into virtual reality

UC Santa Barbara scholar is using billions of social media posts to create a virtual reality experience.

UCLA chai app

UCLA study helps Californians save electricity — and money — this summer

To participate in the study, download a free app, which transmits real-time updates to help you tweak your usage.

UCLA Majorana particle

UCLA-led research offers clearest evidence yet of long-sought Majorana particle

Finding could provide the vehicle for carrying ‘qubits’ of data in quantum computing.

UC Berkeley zebrafish

UC Berkeley to build a window into the brain

$21.6M awarded to create a 'brain modem' that can read and write to neurons, laying foundation for new therapies.

UC San Diego smart glove

Low-cost smart glove translates American Sign Language alphabet

Next-gen virtual tool could also be used in fields from telesurgery to defense.

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Hey Siri, an ancient algorithm may help you grasp metaphors

Understanding how humans create and comprehend metaphors could advance artificial intelligence.

Making the ultimate mosquito repellent

How getting to know a mosquito’s nose helped researchers sniff out better bug sprays.

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