UC San Diego
October 8, 2014
Mysteries of the deep come alive as satellite data bring thousands of uncharted sea mountains and new clues about deep ocean structures into focus.
In the News
October 24, 2014
New research from UC Davis suggests that curiosity triggers chemical changes in the brain that help us better understand and retain information.
San Francisco Chronicle
October 20, 2014
A compost experiment that began seven years ago on a Marin County ranch has uncovered a disarmingly simple and benign way to remove carbon dioxide from the air.
October 16, 2014
A deadly disease has been wiping out West Coast sea stars for more than a year. One place that has held off the disease the longest is Alaska. Researchers recently traveled there to search for new clues.
The devastating Loma Prieta quake was 25 years ago. Richard Allen, professor and director of the UC Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, discusses the lessons we've learned. (USGS photo)
Public officials are urging California and the nation to put in place Berkeley Seismology Laboratory's Earthquake Early Warning System.
Despite their simple marine forms, jellies may provide answers to complex environmental questions.
In Adam Gazzaley’s new lab, the brain is a kaleidoscope of colors, bursting and pulsing in real time to the rhythm of electronic music. He also wants this to lead to treatments for a variety of brain diseases.
Lawrence Berkeley Lab
October 27, 2014
Biology and genetic engineering join forces to fuel production of a type of alcohol in E. coli.
October 24, 2014
How hot do you like your peppers? Spicy pepper seekers, take heart: University of California researchers are studying ways to make hotter jalapeños.
UC San Francisco
October 23, 2014
New motor learning research suggests that 'muscle memory actually is something the brain is constantly relearning.