To most of us, dust is just something we clean off our furniture; but to scientists, dust can cause big problems in the lab. UC San Diego's Janelle Shane explains how just one of these particles can ruin microscopic components.
New book examines how conventional nuclear-family-in-suburbia model has evolved into unique ‘lifespaces’ in 21st century America.
Why did people make their personal information so easily available to a company that facilitates cheating?
Cutting-edge optical scanning technique developed by the Berkeley Lab promises to revitalize these old, fragile recordings.
Virus turns host immune cells into suicide machines, using them to spread the virus and cause the progression from infection to disease.
UC Irvine, UC San Diego receive renewed Clinical and Translational Science Awards.
Capitol Weekly's top 100 list of influential people in California boasts UC's president at the No. 10 spot.
UC’s newest campus approaches its 10th anniversary with record student enrollment, ambitious plans for expansion, and a spirit of determination.
$5M gift will seed Center for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation.
Synthetic microfish set the stage for 'smart' microrobots that can detoxify or deliver medications.
UC San Diego tops assessment of contributions to the public interest for sixth-straight year and six UC campuses make top 20.
According to the California Biomass Collaborative at UC Davis, anaerobic digesters, which convert waste into biogas and power, can be a good way for large farms to minimize waste and create a value-added product at the same time.
Over the past 20 years, in-state tuition at both UC and Cal State has more than tripled. A recent analysis by the Public Policy Institute of California found that these tuition increases were largely driven by dramatic reductions in state subsidies.
The former president's melanoma treatment includes Keytruda, which recently went through a crucial study at UCLA.
Induced pluripotent stem cells can be differentiated into various types of functional cells — including retinal pigment epithelium cells destined for the eye, whcih are less likely to be rejected by the immune system.
A small yet powerful antenna would allow the Mars rover to communicate directly with Earth, enabling much more data to be sent back and forth.
A newly-minted UCLA alumna pays tribute to her parents — who have worked strawberry fields for two decades — in a moving photo collection.
The Citizen Science Tahoe mobile app — designed by a UC Davis freshman — lets ordinary folks share what they see at Lake Tahoe with researchers at UC Davis: water level, clarity, temperature and more.
A quake centered below the Santa Barbara Channel could send inundating waves toward Ventura and Oxnard.
Mom was right about washing the greens: Researchers believe peaks and valleys in leaves could be key to numerous bacterial outbreaks involving leafy green vegetables.