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UC Newsroom |

UC campuses among the world’s best colleges, per two new rankings

UC offers a top-notch education, according to The Princeton Review and Academic Ranking of World Universities.
UC Newsroom |

The science of cool: How UC research is helping cities cope with heat waves

Cities can be considerably hotter than surrounding rural regions. New materials and technologies can cool things down.
UC Irvine via The Conversation |

The metaverse isn’t here yet, but it already has a long history

The metaverse is still unfolding, but it has been developing for more than a century. Rudimentary virtual worlds have…

Climate change makes catastrophic flood twice as likely, study shows

Increased runoff could lead to devastating landslides and debris flows — particularly in hilly areas burned by…

How to stay safe in a heat wave

As temperatures rise, so does the risk of serious illness. Here’s how to protect yourself and your loved ones.
UC Newsroom |

Heat waves aren’t going away. Here’s how we can prepare

How UC is addressing “the greatest environmental and equity challenge facing California today.”
UC Santa Cruz |

Turning awareness into action

Alum author Kate Schatz moves to show adults what they can do to combat racism.
UC Berkeley |

New inhaled COVID-19 therapeutic blocks viral replication in the lungs

The experimental treatment is effective against all SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern and could be readily modified to…
UC San Francisco |

Reprogramming the brain’s cleaning crew to mop up Alzheimer’s disease

New CRISPR technology puts diseased microglia back on track.
UC Irvine |

When was talking invented? A language scientist explains how this unique feature of human beings may have evolved

A language scientist explains that talking was never invented but has evolved over hundreds of thousands of years.
UC San Francisco |

Elevated tween screen time linked to disruptive behavior disorders

Social media has strongest tie to conduct disorder.
UC San Diego |

More evidence that California weather is trending toward extremes

Patterns associated with wildfires increasing in frequency; those linked to “normal” rainfall decreasing.