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.

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.

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Read this story without distraction (can you?)

A UC Irvine study outlines how we lose our focus. The good news? There's a way to get it back.

UC president visits Arcata High School

UC president makes historic visit to Arcata High School

In visiting California's far north, President Napolitano hopes to draw more students from the region.

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‘Ultracool’ dwarf star hosts three potentially habitable planets

A UC San Diego physicist has broken new ground in the search for life beyond Earth.

UCSF Stephen Hauser

Wrapping up multiple sclerosis at UCSF

With one drug to shut down its progression and another to undo its damage, MS doesn’t stand a chance.

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Mystery unmasked

UC Santa Barbara historian solves 17th-century case of The Man in the Iron Mask.

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Not just climate change: Study finds human activity is a major factor driving wildfires

People are responsible for more than 90 percent of California fires, says a UC Berkeley scientist.

UC Riverside cheating

Cheaters never win, new study finds

A UC Riverside sociologist's experiment shows that selfish behavior lowers levels of happiness.

Tom K. Wong UC San Diego

From Riverside’s Casa Blanca to the White House

A UC San Diego professor discusses his journey from undocumented to White House policy adviser on immigration.

UCSF mental health app

Can this app change schizophrenia treatment?

A UCSF psychiatrist created a social network to help patients feel less isolated.

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Researchers dive into big data to predict NBA winners

A UC Merced professor and his students run simulations of playoff games — with startling accuracy.

UC San Diego catshark

Biofluorescent catsharks, glowing in the deep

UC San Diego study uses "shark-eye" vision to reveal how species may communicate underwater.

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Two crucial 'Game of Thrones' languages designed by Cal grad

Ever wonder who designs your favorite fictional tongues? In this case, it's a UC Berkeley/UC San Diego alum.

UC Berkeley word atlas

How your brain files away words

View a colorful "semantic atlas" built by UC Berkeley scientists that illustrates how we process language.

UC Santa Cruz the Raven

UC Santa Cruz student entrepreneurs headed for major international trade show

Robotic camera developers will join the UC delegation to the world's biggest industrial fair, Hannover Messe.

Augmented Reality Sandbox

High-tech sandbox puts research in the palm of your hands

Campus innovations, such as an augmented reality sandbox from UC Davis, featured at an NSF exhibition on Capitol Hill.

UC Irvine cognitive science

The case against reality

A UC Irvine scientist explains how evolution has steeped us in illusions for our own good.

UC study autism

UC researchers join largest autism study ever in U.S.

Effort seeks to analyze DNA from 50,000 people with autism and their families.

UCSF Weill neurosciences

Weill gift gives UCSF unprecedented opportunity to advance neurosciences research

The $185 million donation launches the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences.