In the News
May 31, 2016
A UC Berkeley biologist explains the evolutionary purpose of all that itching and sneezing.
May 31, 2016
A UC Berkeley neuroscientist outlines how we can be more productive while feeling good.
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May 29, 2016
UC Davis' Bodega Marine Laboratory is leading efforts to breed white abalone, which were nearly eaten out of existence in the 1970s.
- The teenage brain on social media
- NSF funds extensive survey of Asian Americans
- Purple zebras? UC Merced on thinking, learning and neuroscience
- Mantis shrimp inspires next generation of ultra-strong materials
- UCSF Class of 2016 reflects as they turn to the future
- UC climate experts hail G7 agreement to address short-lived climate pollutants
- Downed WWII aircraft located in the Pacific with help from UC San Diego
- Startup connects local farmers with city dwellers
- Stem cell grants awarded to pursue 'great ideas'
- Steyer: Students must lead on climate solutions. Students: We’re on it.
- Tiny vampires
- Wildfires in West have gotten bigger, more frequent and longer since the 1980s
- How you argue could make you sick
- Gates Foundation grants tackle big problems in global health
- New fossil changes ideas about marine reptile evolution
- Want to lose weight? Train the brain, not the body
- UC San Diego’s algae biofuels program ranked best in nation
- How freshmen have changed in the past 50 years
- This solar greenhouse could change the way we eat
- UC Davis to switch to university-managed food service
May 18, 2016
A University of California Board of Regents special committee has nominated UC Berkeley law student Paul Monge as the 2017-18 student regent, UC announced today (May 18).
May 12, 2016
The University of California Board of Regents today (May 12) approved Christine Gulbranson as senior vice president for research innovation and entrepreneurship at UC’s Office of the President.
May 11, 2016
University of California President Janet Napolitano today (May 11) announced a three-year commitment to support the university’s efforts for undocumented UC students.
May 9, 2016
A robotic exoskeleton that allows paralyzed people to walk again, a simple urine test to detect early-stage breast cancer, and spider-inspired silk that may be stronger than steel – these are several of the promising startups being celebrated at the state Capitol tomorrow (May 10) for University of California’s Innovation Day.
The University of California Global Food Initiative addresses one of the critical issues of our time: how to sustainably and nutritiously feed a growing world population.
UCSF’s new Healthy Beverage Initiative, which has phased out the sale of sugar-sweetened beverages at UCSF, is setting an example for efforts to improve health throughout UC and beyond.
Known as the "Avocado Queen," Mary Lu Arpaia leads the avocado breeding program at UC Riverside. Her task: build a better avocado, enhance avocado consumption in the U.S. and help sustain the California avocado industry.
This Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory scientist moonlights as one of Wikipedia's most prolific illustrators.