Technology & engineering

UC Davis research office researchers

2017 a banner year for commercializing UC research

About eight new companies a month spring from UC research.

Pink greenhouse first frame

This solar greenhouse could change the way we eat

Pink is the new green, thanks to technology developed at UC Santa Cruz.

Man riding an electric scooter

Electric scooters on collision course with pedestrians and lawmakers

The sometimes hazardous form of transportation could end up making cities safer for everybody.

Lyft Uber UC Davis

How ride-hailing could improve public transportation instead of undercutting it

With the right rules, ride-sharing apps could enhance public transit.

UC Berkeley CRISPR illustration

CRISPR reduces autism symptoms in mice

Exaggerated repetitive behavior characteristic of autism was lessened after a receptor was edited.

Los Alamos National Lab worker

UC keeps Los Alamos National Laboratory on cutting edge of science and research

The university is proud to continue its stewardship of one of the world's premier scientific institutions.

Doctor and seated patient

Microchips can permanently link patients with clinical samples

The new technology could make some common medical mistakes could be a thing of the past.

UC Riverside lab. UC has the most patents

The University of California leads in US patents

The UC system easily rises to the top when it comes to invention.

Judgment of Paris wine banner

The day California wine beat France

How two blind taste tests stunned the experts and changed the way the world drinks (and thinks about) wine.

Whetter baby UCLA

New app tells hearing-impaired parents when and why their baby is crying

Chatterbaby uses artificial intelligence to help determine if baby is hungry, fussy or in pain.

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