Technology & engineering

UC Berkeley traffic app

Why traffic apps make congestion worse

Has your traffic app ever led you into a jam? The solution is smarter apps that actually talk to one another.

window tint UC

Scientists create smart windows that actually generate electricity

Scientists have discovered an ideal window material that can block the sun's heat and glare, while generating electricity.

5G UC Santa Barbara

Beyond 5G

A new research center will explore the next, next generation of communications.

immunotherapy

Researchers develop a remote-controlled cancer immunotherapy system

The ultrasound-based system can non-invasively control genetic processes to kill cancer cells.

UC Riverside fuel material

Making fuel cells for a fraction of the cost

A newly developed material could slash fuel cells' burdensome price tag.

UC Davis sequence all life

Earth BioGenome Project to sequence all life

UC Davis-led partnership to map the DNA of every lifeform announced at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

UC Berkeley social media

Social media actually makes you more (not less) relaxed, surprising new research says

It may not make you happy, but it will make you sleepy.

Mountain lion paws

Healing burned paws with fish skin

A young mountain lion injured during the Thomas fire receives an innovative therapy to get him back on his feet.

Unite to Light Ghana

A guiding light for the vulnerable

Unite to Light, a nonprofit that has distributed over 90,000 solar lamps to 65 countries, now turns to help Rohingya refugees.

UC San Diego tripwire

Computer scientists develop a simple tool to tell if websites suffered a data breach

No one — companies or nation states — is above big data hacks, researchers find.

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