A growing body of research suggests that extreme weather — using Syria as an example — increases the chances of violence, from individual attacks to full-scale wars.
A new simple tool developed by nanoengineers at UC San Diego is opening the door to an era when anyone will be able to build sensors, anywhere.
Hobbes the terrier mix can do a lot, for a dog with three legs. Even so, his owner and a few of her fellow UC Davis graduate students are determined to give him a fourth leg.
Field Poll results released last week reveal that a majority of California voters view K-12 schools and higher education as areas in the state budget that deserve more funding.
At a time when UC faces uncertainty about how to finance its current 10 campuses, a state assemblyman proposes that the university establish an 11th campus, with a special focus on science and technology.
Research and outreach efforts will help UC become first major university to achieve carbon neutrality.
Op-ed: Ensuring the dream of higher education is achievable for all Californians depends heavily on adequate funding for all three sectors of higher education.
Tracks by swimming reptiles benefited from delayed ecologic recovery during the Early Triassic.
Memorandum of understanding signed in Nepal lays groundwork for faculty and student exchanges, research collaborations and other academic activities.
Which one better preserves the flavor of wine? UC Davis wine chemist Andrew Waterhouse is on the case.
The UC system received more than $1.8 billion in 2014 contract and grant funding from NIH, supporting high-caliber biomedical research that is driving advances in science and breakthroughs in health.
UC San Diego is one of several U.S. and Mexican institutions of higher education to launch the CaliBaja Consortium for Higher Education with the goal of becoming a leader in cross-border education by 2020.
Scripps scientists reveal how nitrogen is recycled in the ecosystem’s food web.
It's not just low wages. Study by UCLA Fielding School of Public Health points out another disturbing impact of income inequality: its effect on people’s health.
Two doctoral students travel to Italy to assess the structural condition of one of Florence's landmarks, the Baptistery of St. John.
Studies of geysers in Chile and Yellowstone National Park reveal why geysers erupt periodically: the loops and bends in their plumbing.
Additional strains of the parasite — and the disease it transmits — prove a greater risk even to those with healthy immune systems.
Most of the laws of nature treat particles and antiparticles equally, but stars and planets are made of particles, or matter, and not antiparticles, or antimatter. That asymmetry puzzled scientists for many years.
Cells are like night club bouncers, says UC San Diego's Amro Hamdoun: With every substance that a cell encounters, it has to decide which to eliminate and which to let in.
Shellfish industry — especially mollusks — is at long-term risk in 15 states.