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A robot has figured out how to use tools

robotic arm

4/15/2019 MIT Tech Review - A machine built by UC Berkeley researchers drew on experimentation, data and observation of humans to learn how simple implements could help it achieve a task.

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.

Prepping students to become Berkeley engineers

PREP Design Presentations

4/2/2019 - Every summer, about 120 incoming Berkeley Engineering students from nontraditional backgrounds arrive on campus to participate in the Pre-Engineering Program (PREP) and Transfer Pre-Engineering Program (T-PREP), which aim to prepare students for a successful academic experience.

Meet the future engineers

3/12/2019 - About 350 students from across the East Bay descended on the Berkeley campus last weekend for Engineering for Kids (E4K), a one-day science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) event for low-income fourth- to sixth-grade students. The annual event is organized and hosted entirely by Berkeley students.

Minority STEM PhDs fare better with clear expectations, acceptance

Ph.D. graduates taking a selfie at commencement

1/9/2019 - Women and underrepresented minorities in STEM fields are more likely to advance professionally, publish more research and secure postdoctoral and faculty positions if their institutional culture is welcoming and sets clear expectations, according to a new study.

Fighting fake news

Doctored photo of shark on a Houston highway

11/14/2018 Berkeley students have created SurfSafe, a machine learning tool that identifies when an online photo has been doctored.

A collision of talent

Illustration of a football player running with a ball

11/14/2018 A course at Berkeley teams STEM students with athletes to develop sports-related technology.

Three named as top young innovators

Alessandro Chiesa, Chelsea Finn and John Schulman

11/14/2018 Alessandro Chiesa, Chelsea Finn and John Schulman were recognized on MIT Technology Review’s list of “35 Innovators Under 35.”

New STEM podcast

Sally Winkler and Kayla Wolf

11/14/2018 Bioengineering grad students launched the Double Shelix podcast to discuss the challenges women face in pursuing STEM careers.

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