The Bosch Boom

Bosch’s acquisition of TSI Semiconductors in Roseville is expected to significantly impact the region’s economy, workforce and educational institutions

In August 2023, Bosch acquired TSI with the intention of producing silicon carbide chips, a major element in the production of electric vehicles. Bosch is betting that the global demand for silicon carbide chips will continue to grow and intends to invest $1.5 billion in the new fabrication.

Dec 18, 2023 Laurie Lauletta-Boshart

What Is Innovation?

Innovation is a process by which a domain, product or service is renewed and brought up to date by applying new processes, introducing new techniques or establishing successful ideas to create new value. The creation of value is a defining characteristic of innovation. Simple enough, right? 

Dec 15, 2023 Brett Sargent

Beyond the Bottle

UC Davis is a hub for breast milk science and innovation

As a chemist of food science, J. Bruce German was accustomed to observing the tiniest things: protein particles, bacteria, mucin layers and much more invisible to the naked eye. But nothing prepared him for his first experience in the neonatal intensive care unit at UC Davis.

Dec 4, 2023 Russell Nichols

Fondly Remembering the Good Ol’ Days

It was the age of the milkman, the gas attendant and free paper bags. Comstock’s president and publisher reminisces about a simpler time before all the automation. 

Dec 1, 2023 Winnie Comstock-Carlson

California State Scientists Strike, Demand Equal Pay

CalMatters: Hundreds of scientists working for the state of California to protect water supplies, respond to oil spills, study wildlife and track foodborne outbreaks marched in Sacramento Nov. 15 in what’s being called the first-ever strike by state civil servants. 

Nov 17, 2023 Rachel Becker, CalMatters