1/22/2020 - Studying how spaghetti reacts to water might offer clues to how robots built from flexible materials can better mimic human movement, according to Oliver O'Reilly, professor of mechanical engineering.
1/14/2020 - The social media giant hired Hany Farid to help it detect fake videos, but Farid says company's new policy is problematic.
1/8/2020 - Researchers have created a synthetic membrane that could transform fields including medicine, life sciences, alternative energy and environmental science.
12/17/2019 Business Insider - RISELab spinoff Anyscale is building tools and infrastructure to run distributed applications, the next really hard problem for big data programmers.
12/16/2019 Berkeley Lab - From cobalt-free to sodium-ion, materials science and engineering professor Gerbrand Ceder evaluates some of the most promising battery technologies in development.
12/11/2019 - In a surprising new study, Berkeley researchers led by Xiang Zhang, professor of mechanical engineering, showed that heat energy can travel through a complete vacuum due to invisible quantum fluctuations, a discovery that could have profound implications for the design of computer chips.
12/5/2019 - Berkeley engineers have developed a mineral-coated sand that can soak up toxic metals like lead and cadmium from water.
12/3/2019 - Pieter Abbeel, professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences, led a team of researchers to develop Blue, the Berkeley robot for Learning in Unstructured Environments.
11/18/2019 New York Times - Electrical engineering and computer sciences professor Dawn Song, a leading expert in computer security and trustworthy artificial intelligence, is building a platform in which people control their own data online and are compensated for its use by corporations.
11/14/2019 Berkeley News - The newly launched Weill Neurohub, supported with a $106 million gift from the Weill Family Foundation, will bring together researchers in engineering, computer science, physics, chemistry and mathematics to speed the development of new therapies for brain and neural diseases.