Technology & engineering

UCSF Shuvo Roy

The Kidney Project and the bioartificial pancreas: When inspiration strikes twice

Shuvo Roy is not content to just work on the world's first bioartificial kidney. Now he's doing the same for the pancreas.

Nine in 10 Silicon Valley jobs pay less now than 20 years ago

Silicon Valley's business models concentrate wealth, new research finds.

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What if doctors could zero in on the one action that would make the most impact on your health?

Health choices made easy, thanks to a new model that relies on data from your FitBit.

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UC named a national leader in renewable energy

For the second year in a row, the EPA recognizes the University of California with a Green Power Leadership Award.

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Smartphone, M.D.

A new app developed by UC Santa Barbara researchers enables a smartphone to ID bacteria in just one hour.

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How we can recycle CO2 to make eco-friendly concrete

UCLA researchers take aim at a surprisingly large source of greenhouse gas emissions: concrete.

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Call me Emoji

‘Moby Dick’ has been translated into emojis. True story. 

What the battle over scooters gets wrong

The problem isn't what's on our streets. It's the streets themselves.

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UCLA students launch project that’s out of this world

More than 250 UCLA undergrads have designed and built a small satellite that will study weather in space.

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A guilt-free flip-flop

Affordable, sustainable footwear is possible — thanks to the power of algae.

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