Edison record label

Digitizing Thomas Edison's record label

Recordings of Teddy Roosevelt and Morse code are among early audio experiments.

UC Merced students

The next Silicon Valley?

How UC Merced undergrads are solving real-life problems, from BART escalators to the disappearing monarch butterfly.

UCLA bottle open

Paralyzed hands move again

A nonsurgical technique allows six patients to turn doorknobs, open water bottles for the first time in years.

UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute

UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute receives funding for Human Cell Atlas projects

Three new projects will support efforts to develop a comprehensive reference atlas of all cells in the human body.

UC San Diego alcohol sensor

The end of the breathalyzer?

A tiny, injectable sensor could provide unobtrusive, long-term alcohol and drug monitoring.

Cyclotron demonstration

The ‘aha moment’ that led to nuclear physics

How Ernest O. Lawrence looked inside the atom — and beyond.

Rebecca Braslau UC Santa Cruz magazine

A safer, better plastic

Aging plastic leaches harmful chemicals. Rebecca Braslau has made it her life's work to create a safer alternative. 

UC Irvine invisibility

An invisibility cloak in real life

Inspired by animals, engineers have developed a material that is invisible to infrared night vision cameras.

UC Berkeley cyber threat

Facebook fallout: Americans' privacy at risk across entire tech, information industry

It wasn't a breach that let Cambridge Analytica access Facebook users' data. It was the platform working as intended.

Katia Vega UC Davis

The tech declared ‘coolest’ at SXSW

Katia Vega's tattoos, in which biosensors replace ink, earn the “Sci-fi No Longer” award.

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