Rebecca Bork (middle) and her children, Ava and Finn, are among those who benefit from having fresh produce delivered by UCLA students to the UCLA University Village.

College campuses take on food waste

On UC campuses, the Global Food Initiative has spurred collaborations that are uniting students across the entire system.

A drawing of the café space.

UC San Diego's iconic Geisel Library to open new cafe

Audrey's, named for Audrey Geisel, the library’s long-time friend and generous benefactor, will open May 3.

UCLA fructose study

Fructose alters hundreds of brain genes, which can lead to a wide range of diseases

UCLA scientists report that diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids can reverse the damage.

Rachel Dutton, UC San Diego

Say 'cheese'

In an innovative effort to understand microbial communities, a UC San Diego biology professor has turned cheese into her 'lab rat.'

Syrup contains fructose, which alters brain genes linked to many diseases, UCLA life scientists report.

Fructose alters hundreds of brain genes, which can lead to range of diseases

UCLA scientists report that diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids can reverse the damage.

free-range chickens

How California's chicken industry is rapidly changing

Q&A with UC Davis' Maurice Pitesky about the shift to pastured, cage-free systems and impacts on backyard chicken farmers.

Rebecca Bork (middle) and her children, Ava and Finn, are among those who benefit from having fresh produce delivered by UCLA students to the UCLA University Village.

UCLA students lead projects to feed the hungry on campus

UC Global Food Initiative student fellows at UCLA are leading a multipronged project to alleviate campus hunger and food waste.

A pile of cassava at an African market. Known as manioc or yuca in South America, it is also the source of tapioca.

Study helps map path to improved cassava production

With help of genomics, researchers hope to apply advanced breeding strategies that can improve cassava’s resistance to diseases and improve crop yields.

The curiosity and controversy over GMOs: Q&A with Ted Parson

UCLA professor of environmental law will moderate a panel discussion on the environmental, social and health impacts of GMO foods.

A new study shows that the sugar part of a sugar-protein milk compound nourishes beneficial bacteria in babies' intestines.

Protein-trapped sugar compounds nourish infant gut microbes

Milk is the only food that co-evolved with humans for our health.

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