“Ten years after graduating from UC San Diego, I set out to hike the northern part of the Muir Trail in the spirit of my college’s namesake. Though I had zero through-hiking experience before stepping foot on the trail, I had the utmost of inspiration.”

A half-century since its invention, the Breathalyzer remains the standard means of estimating blood alcohol content during traffic stops, even despite issues like inaccuracy and known subversion methods. UC San Diego is about to break through with a better alternative to the Breathalyzer—one that will take your breath away, entirely.