#University of California

New Nanocrystals could transform everything from cancer treatment to solar cells

1 year ago — Long Read

A team of scientists have used nontoxic silicon nanocrystals to convert low-energy photons into high-energy ones. The technique could lead improvements in everything from minimally invasive photodynamic treatments for cancer;...

Did Scientists just Engineer A New Form of Matter?

3 years ago — Quick Read

A new form of matter called “Excitonium” has been confirmed by a team of scientists working at the University of California, Berkeley, and University of Amsterdam

DNA Replication Filmed For The First Time

4 years ago — Long Read

Researchers have recorded up-close footage of a single DNA molecule replicates itself. New footage showing DNA Replication is raising questions about how we have always assumed the process works.

Discovering the key to ‘fast ignition’

5 years ago — Quick Read

An international team of researchers have discovered what could be the key to controlled nuclear fusion. The first steps towards observing the process, known as ‘fast ignition’, have been taken...

New nanotechnology has potential to help an artificial kidney

5 years ago — Quick Read

Scientists from the University of Vanderbilt and the University of California have developed new nanotechnology that could help surgically implantable, artificial kidneys to filter blood. The new technology would mimic...

One charger for all

5 years ago — Quick Read

Engineers at the University of California are working towards ending the need for a separate charger for every device. A new type of coil can wirelessly power devices of different...