Devices & inventions

Going to extremes

5/1/2019 Researchers have developed a thermal regulator that improves the performance of lithium-ion batteries in extreme temperatures.

New 3D printer

ME grad student Hossein Heidari watches 3D printer creating a miniature of

5/1/2019 A new 3D printer uses light to shape solid objects out of a viscous liquid in a matter of minutes.

Detecting superbugs

Researcher with DETECT test samples

5/1/2019 DETECT is a test that can quickly identify strains of antibiotic-resistant bacteria by recognizing specific enzymes in urine samples.

Sensors get flexible

Oximeter array printed on flexible plastic

5/1/2019 Researchers have created a flexible sensor that can be used over large areas of skin, tissue and organs to detect blood-oxygen levels.

Heat-powered hat

Heat-powered hat

5/1/2019 Berkeley students have created WeLumen8, a baseball cap with built-in LED lights powered by human heat.

Meet Blue, the low-cost, human-friendly AI robot

Thumbnail of video: Project Blue

4/9/2019 - Blue uses advances in artificial intelligence and deep reinforcement learning to master intricate human tasks, while remaining affordable and safe enough that every AI researcher — and eventually every home — could have one.

Mass-producing biomaterials

Thumbnail of video: UC Berkeley innovations speed up 3D bioprinting

4/8/2019 - Researchers have developed a device that allows living tissue, bone, blood vessels and even whole organs to be printed on demand.

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