With techniques such as mechanical tree-shaking and pruning, UC Davis researchers are developing reliable and cost-effective ways to sustain an industry that has a fruitful and long history in California.
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory scientists invented “ultraclean low swirl combustion.” Their commercialized burners are cheaper than the traditional kind and they don’t cause pollution.
UC Irvine economists focus on many factors, including what attracts companies and workers, to give policymakers a good picture of the business environment in California.
The UC Davis Olive Center, a university and industry coalition, seeks to do for olives what the campus did for wine.
UC Riverside students came up with a solar-powered system that can nix clothes dryers and save homeowners money. They’ve won a $90,000 grant to help commercialize the system.