Technology & engineering

UC Santa Cruz neutron merger

A new era in astronomy: First observations of merging neutron stars

A UC Santa Cruz team provides the first-ever visual evidence of the source of gravitational waves.

UC San Diego Stefan Savage

Meet UC’s 2017 MacArthur award ‘geniuses’

Four alums and one professor earn prestigious fellowships to continue their creative work.

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Animations that are true to life

Animated films are about to take a leap forward, thanks to math.

Stefan Savage UC San Diego

Stefan Savage receives prestigious MacArthur Foundation fellowship

The renowned cybersecurity expert and computer science professor joins the 2017 class of MacArthur geniuses.

UC San Diego flip flops

Could these flip-flops save the earth?

These $3, algae-based renewable sandals could become the planet's preferred shoe.

UC San Diego immunotherapy

DNA mutations found in blood predict response to immunotherapy in patients with cancer

In a first-of-its-kind study, scientists find you don't need a biopsy to determine if the treatment will work.

teens online relationships UC Irvine

Teens’ online friendships just as meaningful as face-to-face ones

Digital communication can even provide more benefits but also carries more risks.

UC Santa Barbara printing press

Step back into the 19th century

A replica printing press from England takes center stage in the new Maker Lab.

UCSF fertility technique

Breast cancer patients can freeze their eggs without delaying chemotherapy

A new fertility technique enables doctors to harvest eggs in only two weeks.

Tabla award UC Berkeley

Student-designed medical device wins Fast Company award

Tabla, a cheaper alternative to X-rays, uses sound waves to diagnose pneumonia.

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