Technology

Technology

An illustration of trees growing out of skyscrapers

UBC scientists take a leaf from nature’s book.

Sea life swimming near coral reef

The research team found that more diverse coral communities were most resilient.

Smiling doctor in room (facing a woman slightly off-camera) with monitor displaying brain scan images

UBC researchers are navigating what’s called “the last and grandest biological frontier.”

Human left hand beside a robotic right hand

AI–generated text will soon be indistinguishable from that written by a person.

Rocket taking off with cloud of exhaust

Mandating that leftover rockets are guided safely back to Earth could save lives.

Boy wearing VR headset while walking across illustration of mountains and valley

Using VR and AR for outdoor education can boost knowledge, access, and well-being.

Tick on bumpy surface

A campus project could become a blueprint for predicting insect activity.

Hand holding smartphone with app open

Gig industry platforms fail to acknowledge the realities of women workers’ experiences.

Two scientists handle sheet of bioplastic

Two UBC ventures are working on solutions to eliminate plastic waste.

Headshot of Pooja.

A new device is helping to make the world more accessible for people with disabilities.