Technology & engineering

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Yes, selfies are a thing — and we're learning from them

All those self-portraits are opening our eyes to social trends.
Asst. professor Jenny Yang with student

Stamping out STEM stereotypes

History of commitment to gender equity in science, technology, engineering and math is showing up in increased numbers of female faculty.

Share that happy feeling via Facebook

Moods, both good and bad, are downright contagious through social media.

Biosensor will guard water supplies from toxic threats

Researchers plan to seek an outside firm to license the device for commercial sale.

Engineer's invention makes dirty water reusable

Gray2Blue system cleans up a home's gray water for reuse in irrigating the garden. It could save Californians billions of gallons of clean water every day.
bitcoin

Bitcoin or bust?

Scholars dissect the popular — and polarizing — digital currency.
Sneha Jayaprakash

Coding for a cause

Student entrepreneur wins $10,000 Microsoft award to develop app for social change.
computer hacking

Companies join forces to stop hackers

Anti-malware company co-founded by UC Riverside alumnus is bought by company valued at $1 billion.

Berkeley’s Wikipedian-in-residence is a first

Scores of Cal undergrads are working to research and write articles for Wikipedia. Their coach is the first Wikipedian-in-residence at a U.S. college or university.
"Frozen"

Mathematicians bring snow to life for Disney's 'Frozen'

UCLA researchers help create what are arguably the most realistic, animated snow scenes in any film.

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