UC Berkeley dressmaker

Dressmakers found to have needle-sharp 3-D vision

The stereoscopic vision of seamstresses is superior to that of surgeons, researchers find.

UC San Diego VR glove

Play piano with this virtual reality glove

It's a leap forward with potential applications that are even more dazzling.

UC Santa Barbara binge watching

Why binge-watching might actually be good for you

Experts weigh in on our new fix.

UC San Diego virtual reality lab

UC San Diego opens first virtual reality lab for undergrads

Campus makes tomorrow's economy more accessible with new teaching lab.

VW wheel UC San Diego

Researchers find computer code that Volkswagen used to cheat emissions tests

Computer scientist uncovers the smoking gun from 2015's scandal.

space shuttle 3-D printing

A leap for 3-D printing

Tresa Pollock receives a $3M fellowship to develop a platform for printing with new extreme-use materials.

Algae UCLA

UC collaboration unlocks a key to biofuel

The algae in your fishtank could provide new fuel and medical applications, thanks to its UC-decoded genome.

Suntan lotion UC San Diego

Chemists create the ultimate natural sunscreen

Synthetic particles mimic the cell structures that produce melanin and protect our skin.

UC nuclear power

The simple fact that could put the brakes on nuclear energy

If you follow the headlines, nuclear energy seems to be enjoying a bit of a renaissance. A new generation of nuclear innovators is emerging, young tech startups are poised to disrupt a lethargic industry, and there’s a palpable wave of optimism over the potential for nuclear power to help combat climate change. But at recent UN climate change conferences, the word “nuclear” was barely heard. Why the disconnect?

UC Berkeley ModRoof

Thinking inside the cardboard box

UC Berkeley engineers use materials at hand to solve global problems, like roofing material made from recycled cardboard.

Pages