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  • My freshman year

    Inside Higher Ed

    President Napolitano reflects on her first year at the helm of the University of California.

  • Will your lifestyle hurt your grandchildren?

    ABC News

    UC Santa Cruz researcher's finding that scars from environmental stresses can be passed on from one generation to the next proves to be an advance in the new field of epigenetics.

  • Some like it hotter

    Science Today

    How hot do you like your peppers? Researchers at the University of California are working the heat levels of the jalapeño pepper down to a science.


  • earthquake warning system

    Public officials support Berkeley's earthquake warning system

    Public officials are urging California and the nation to put in place Berkeley Seismology Laboratory's Earthquake Early Warning System.

  • President Obama at UC Irvine commencement

    President Obama at UC Irvine Commencement 2014

    President Barack Obama spoke at UC Irvine's commencement celebration at Angel Stadium.

  • jellyfish

    Looking to jellyfish for environmental answers

    Despite their simple marine forms, jellies may provide answers to complex environmental questions.

  • UCSF Glassbrain

    A beautiful mind

    In Adam Gazzaley’s new lab, the brain is a kaleidoscope of colors, bursting and pulsing in real time to the rhythm of electronic music. He also wants this to lead to treatments for a variety of brain diseases.

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Science Today

  • Science magazine cover
    Big visibility for drought research

    Jay Famiglietti's underground drought research is getting big exposure: The UC Irvine professor's team created this photo revealing, from satellite imagery, information on the drought's impact on water storage. The image graces the cover of the Sept. 26 issue of Science magazine.

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