09/22/21 — Berkeley researchers revive human heart tissue that had been supercooled at subfreezing temperatures for days, showing promise of technique that could be a game-changer for organ transplants and medical research.
09/07/21 — Researchers used Google Street View cars to show that levels of air pollution vary not only by region, such as between urban and rural areas, but also by city street
09/01/21 — Berkeley News: Environmental engineers used crowdsourced data to measure indoor air quality during California’s wildfires.
08/18/21 — Bakar Fellows: EECS assistant professor Rikky Muller has developed comfortable earbuds that detect and record brain activity, a platform technology that could support consumer and health monitoring apps
08/16/21 — Berkeley researchers develop algorithm for method that identifies cancer from blood tests, well before first symptoms are present.
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