Winging it

A small, roach-like robot with plastic wings borrowed from a toy is providing important insights into the natural history of flight.

Photo by Kevin Peterson

EWB's Peru travel team above Lake Titicaca

Building a better world, one project at a time

A new student group, Engineers Without Borders, is building a better world, one infrastructure project at a time.

Berkeley Wireless Research Center researchers examine a printed circuit

From smart dust to smart rooms

Small and inexpensive wireless sensors placed throughout our physical world are capturing and transmitting streams of information about conditions in places, things and even our behavior.

Diagram of how Berkeley0Darfur stove improves lives

It starts with a stove

The Berkeley-Darfur Stoves project addresses the needs of families displaced by violence in western Sudan.