UC Santa Cruz
March 23, 2015
Scientists say the red giant swept clear the inner solar system, resulting in the formation of a planetary system unlike any other astronomers have yet found.
In the News
March 26, 2015
A few new species of these colorful, dancing spiders have been found in eastern Australia; a UC Berkeley grad student discovered and named some of them.
March 24, 2015
UC Berkeley-engineered robot gets the laundry down pat.
March 20, 2015
UC Davis hosts — with an assist from the car maker — a house that takes green living to a whole new level.
Cells are like night club bouncers, says UC San Diego's Amro Hamdoun: With every substance that a cell encounters, it has to decide which to eliminate and which to let in.
Gregory Weiss, UC Irvine chemistry professor, talks about 'unboiling' egg white proteins and returning them to their original state. The ability to quickly restore molecular proteins could slash biotechnology costs and dramatically reduce the costs for cancer treatments.
The iron in our blood, the silicon in your computer, the oxygen that we breath — all of those elements were synthesized inside a star. UC Santa Cruz astrophysicist Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz walks us through the process from a star's beginning to its death.
Can something as simple and small as a gene impact something as complex as marriage? UC Berkeley researchers have found a link between relationship fulfillment and a gene variant, or allele, of the serotonin transporter gene.
April 1, 2015
Doing well by doing good is increasingly the go-to strategy for everything from marketing to entertainment — driven by millennials, the world’s first digital generation.
UC San Francisco
March 25, 2015
Research team has won a five-year, $14.1 million award to investigate whether a personalized approach to breast cancer screening is as safe and effective as annual mammograms.
March 25, 2015
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation awards nearly $2.5 million per year for four years for UC Davis lab's work for the species.