UC grad students talk straight to win big

UC Riverside researcher's work to create a more powerful microprocessor helps him clinch 2016 Grad Slam win.

Can lasers make the internet faster?

Lasers could make the Internet faster – and cleaner

Tiny lasers could overcome the current speed limits on the Internet and lower the information revolution's carbon footprint, UC San Diego researchers say.

Poop to fuel

Will cars of the future run on poop?

How UCLA researchers are using protein waste, including manure, to make a new generation of renewable biofuels.

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 unite students across the system.

Roof rack collage Berkeley Lab

Roof racks a drag on fuel economy

Berkeley Lab study finds auto accessory responsible for almost 1 percent of national gas consumption.

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory on home energy use

Your home is an energy hog – here’s how to put it on a diet

New Berkeley Lab projects to curb home energy waste have the potential to save $2 billion each year in California alone.

GFI Durell

Organic farm serves up life lessons for UC students

Field trip gives UC Global Food Initiative fellows a chance to get their hands dirty.

UCLA biochemistry

Major advance in biochemistry holds promise for biofuels

UCLA biochemists have devised a way to convert sugar into a variety of useful chemical compounds without using cells.

UC Merced California crops

How plants could adapt to changing climate

UC Merced botanists study plants in diverse habitats to peek into the future of California's crops.

Berkeley Lab Ee-Been Goh

From near-dropout to doctorate, scientist now a leader in biofuels

Berkeley Lab biochemist thrives on re-engineering bacteria and mentoring students.

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