6/18/2018 - A team of scientists in chemical and biomolecular engineering professor Jay Keasling's lab has made a breakthrough in the synthesis of new genes, offering promise for cheaper, faster and safer development of medicines.
6/18/2018 - Berkeley engineers have developed a new way to fabricate working electronics onto plain paper, opening the doors to new sensors, supercapacitors and other electronic devices that are cheap and foldable.
6/7/2018 Interesting Engineering - The Berkeley DeepDrive Industry Consortium has released an open-source dataset of 100,000 self-driving video sequences — largest of its kind — to the public in hopes of helping engineers develop autonomous vehicles.
6/1/2018 Algorithms can link online sex ads to bitcoin transactions, identifying human traffickers.
6/1/2018 Researchers have created windows that automatically darken to block heat while also generating electricity.
6/1/2018 A new development in LED technology may lead to “invisible” or vanishing displays.
6/1/2018 Berkeley engineers are using CRISPR-Cas9 technology to advance cures for ALS and Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
5/4/2018 Wired - EECS professor Anca Dragan discusses one of the big challenges in her field of human-robot interaction: getting robots to anticipate human behavior. “It's not enough to know what people are currently doing. They need to know what's going to happen in the future.”
4/30/2018 - The student group Space Technologies at Cal is developing a balloon-based platform for near-space research. They recently launched a high-altitude balloon from Memorial Glade.
4/17/2018 - Research led by Lydia Sohn, professor of mechanical engineering, could greatly improve the speed and accuracy of cancer diagnosis by exploiting the different speeds with which cancerous and healthy cells move through micropores.