ICYMI: Smart sweat detector, AI for gaming and more
Berkeley's sensor can tell you when to chug Gatorade.
Data-mined photos document 100 years of (forced) smiling
A high-school yearbook database dating to the 1900s shows how hairstyles, clothing and smiles have changed.
UC Berkeley to study climate impact of Uber and Lyft
Researchers at UC Berkeley's Transportation Sustainability Research Center (TSRC) have announced t...
ICYMI: Giant air purifier, true invisibility cloak and more
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First 3D map of Earth's interior shows where volcanoes come from
If you've wondered how deep a volcano's roots go, a new 3D map of the Earth's interior will answer your questions.
Internet investor pours $100 million into the search for alien life
The hunt for extraterrestrial life just got a big leg up. Internet investor Yuri Milner and his B...
Cockroach-inspired robot can squeeze through tight spaces
Researchers at UC Berkeley have developed a robotic cockroach that can crawl through the tightest...
Robot learns skills through trial and error, like you do
As a rule, robots have to learn through explicit instruction, whether it's through new programming...
Scientists close to brewing morphine (or heroin) from sugar
Sugar is basically ubiquitous and it looks like it could be used to make morphine, which is a refi...