Technology & engineering

Engineer invents bionic eye

Two decades of visionary research results in the first bionic eye for the blind.

Robotics competition goes where no slug has gone before

'Slug Trek' design teams put their robots on public display.
James Nowick

Online chemistry lectures find worldwide audience

"Open Chemistry" opens the virtual lecture hall to anyone -- for free.

Mobile app targets elder abuse

'Cheat sheet' helps law enforcement with this growing problem.

Have iPad, will travel

UC Irvine medical students are showing the world how technology can improve health care.

Heart transplant program reaches major milestone

UCLA's program, founded in 1984, is the first in the western U.S. and only the second in the world to reach 2,000 transplants.
UC Santa Barbara oil spill X CHALLENGE

Winner of $1 Million X CHALLENGE has roots at UC Santa Barbara's Bren School

Innovative grooved-skimmer technology will transform oil spill response efforts.