Robot Arm Tastes With Engineered Bacteria

June 26, 2019


By Andy Fell

A robotic gripping arm that uses engineered bacteria to “taste” for a specific chemical has been developed by engineers at the University of California, Davis, and Carnegie Mellon University. The gripper is a proof-of-concept for biologically-based soft robotics. 

Record Number of UC Davis Startups for 2017-18

August 01, 2018

By Lisa Howard

The University of California, Davis, enabled the foundation of 16 commercial companies during the fiscal year ending June 30, an all-time high for the university. This brings the total number of startups made possible by UC Davis technologies during the past 10 years to 137.