UC Irvine drought monitoring tool

New drought index provides insight all over the globe

Keeping track of the climate just got easier, thanks to a new satellite-based monitoring tool.

UC Davis driverless cars

How driverless cars will change travel

Transportation expert Lewis Fulton weighs in on what roads will look like five, 10, even 20 years from now.

UC San Diego touch study

The amazing sensitivity of human touch

People can feel when surfaces differ by just a single layer of molecules, suggesting new avenues for touch technology.

3-D printing sea turtle

Wounded sea turtle healed with 3-D printing

An innovative brace has helped a Loggerhead Sea Turtle double her weight and thrive.

UC Santa Barbara amazon drop off

Should you open the door to in-home delivery services?

Experts examine the personal safety and data risks associated with in-home delivery.

UCSF teeth lasers

Painless dental lasers can render teeth cavity-resistant

New technology for repairing teeth and strengthening enamel may soon be in a dental office near you.

UCLA hydrogen cars for the masses

Hydrogen cars for the masses one step closer to reality, thanks to UCLA invention

2-in-1 device creates and stores energy from solar to power almost anything.

How Captain America inspired new fuel-efficient cars

Mild-mannered materials scientist by day, comic book fan by night, Suveen Mathaudhu spends a lot of time thinking about superheroes. But it isn’t just a hobby: It’s research.

UC San Diego fruit flies search

Fruit fly brains inform search engines of the future

How fruit flies identify similarities between odors offers a new approach for search algorithms.

UCSF smartphone

Preventing disease with the help of social media

Eleni Linos focuses on how technology influences our behaviors to make an impact on health.

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