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February 5, 2016
A UC San Francisco doctor is testing a device to reduce diagnostic turnaround from three months to six hours.
Orange County Register
February 4, 2016
UC Irvine researcher wants to get rid of malaria, Zika and more.
February 3, 2016
Neuroscientists at UC Irvine study the secrets of those with "highly superior autobiographical memory."
- Increasing food literacy
- Want to cut down on Facebook? Get more sleep
- UC Irvine students place fifth in Hyperloop competition
- Moon was produced by a head-on collision between Earth and a forming planet
- How humans threaten pumas just by being nearby
- Crowdfunding the fight against cancer
- Body mass index doesn't gauge health, UCLA-led study says
- UC Berkeley exoskeleton helps the paralyzed to walk
- Successful anti-bullying program identified by UCLA
- Super Bowl science: brains or brawn?
- Close to safety: U.S. launches smart quake alert prototype
- Cling-on warriors
- Drought hits redwood ferns hard, new study shows
- A natural way of making your brain more efficient
- Rock star
- Cat stem cell therapy gives humans hope
- Creating good 'food citizens' for future food equity and security
- Modern mismatch: brain vs. culture
- Faculty Climate Champion at UC Merced puts plan into action
- New UCLA therapy shows promise for treating PTSD
February 4, 2016
UC President Janet Napolitano visited Manual Arts High School in Los Angeles to speak with parents, students, teachers and counselors as part of a concentrated effort to raise awareness of UC’s accessibility and affordability.
February 1, 2016
President Napolitano's personal message to students provides resources for transfer.
January 28, 2016
More than 3,000 undocumented undergraduate students will have access to a systemwide student loan program for the first time as the University of California implements the California DREAM Loan Program.
January 27, 2016
UC President Janet Napolitano will attend a launch event in support of an Oakland-based scholarship program to help students attend college.
Under current guidelines, the planet is on target to warm up by 2 degrees Celsius in 2050 and by 4 degrees in 2100, triggering serious large-scale problems by the end of the century. UC San Diego's climate scientist V. Ramanathan accurately predicted this trend back in 1980. He says that if we make an effort to adopt existing technology today, we might be able to change our course on climate.
Renowned atmospheric scientist V. Ramanathan of UC San Diego's Scripps Institution of Oceanography explains how the state of California and the UC system together can lead the charge through the Carbon Neutrality Initiative and ‘bend the curve’ in global warming.
By revealing the complex science behind plant growth, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory researchers hope to replace food deserts — low-income urban areas that lack access to affordable, fresh food — with options to purchase local, sustainably produced vegetables at or below conventional market prices, grown using drastically less water and fertilizer than conventional agriculture. Read more
Since arriving at UC Berkeley to lecture at the Berkeley Food Institute, food journalist, author and former New York Times columnist Mark Bittman zig-zagged around California to meet UC experts involved in everything from climate change to restaurant labor rights. Now Bittman plans to stay a bit longer. But will he finally sneak in a Meyer lemon recipe?