07/19/21 UCSF — Neuroprosthesis breakthrough from joint Berkeley-UCSF bioengineering program restores words to man with paralysis
06/07/21 Berkeley Lab — Joint study led by nuclear engineering's Rebecca Abergel maps potential toxicity of lanthanide metals used in medicine, electronics
05/03/21 New York Times — Real scalpels, artificial intelligence — what could go wrong? That's what the researchers and doctors in Ken Goldberg's lab aim to find out.
04/29/21 Berkeley Lab — Technology developed by Ashok Gadgil's team shows a big drop in infant mortality in Rwanda hospitals
04/28/21 Washington Post — “The deck is stacked against people of color,” says civil and environmental engineering assistant professor Joshua Apte
04/26/21 — A wearable device that uses biosensors and AI can recognize hand gestures based on electrical signals detected in the forearm.
04/26/21 — A COVID-19 test that uses CRISPR is professor Dan Fletcher’s latest transformation of cell phones into mobile diagnostic tools.
04/21/21 Daily Californian — Volunteer service helps overcome digital barriers to booking COVID-19 vaccination appointments
04/14/21 — Ultrasound-powered device offers minimally invasive way to monitor organs or tissue
04/05/21 — New study demonstrates platform's ability to detect single-point mutation without DNA amplification
12/14/20 Berkeley Lab — Methods from team led by nuclear engineering assistant professor Rebecca Abergel could lead to systems for both diagnosing and treating cancer in real time
12/10/20 LBL — Scientists from Berkeley Engineering and Berkeley Lab have designed a rechargeable N95 mask with a custom fit
12/04/20 — New diagnostic test, with accurate results in under 30 minutes, developed by scientists at Berkeley (including bioengineer Daniel Fletcher) and Gladstone Institutes
11/18/20 — First FDA-approved, rapid test for home use was developed by Lucira Health, founded by bioengineering Ph.D. graduates Debkishore Mitra and John Waldeisen
11/05/20 — An infant-warming device developed by civil and environmental engineering professor Ashok Gadgil and a Berkeley Lab colleague received an honorable mention
11/05/20 — Professor Ashok Gadgil has found an affordable, scalable way to remove arsenic from drinking water.
11/05/20 — Bioengineers have determined how tumor cells adhere to and move through brain tissue.
11/05/20 — Diluting the blood plasma of older mice has rejuvenating effects on the body, bioengineering researchers have learned.
11/05/20 — In response to the pandemic, engineers at Berkeley pivoted their research to help test, treat and heal a growing number of patients.
10/29/20 — Berkeley civil engineers have developed a rapid, low-cost and effective method to test for the presence of the coronavirus in wastewater flowing through municipal sewer systems