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Orange County Register
June 13, 2016
Researchers want to find out how early trauma appears.
June 10, 2016
UC Irvine research points to a workplace gender gap.
California Sunday Magazine
June 8, 2016
UC Berkeley scientists seek to understand what tickles our neurons.
Can we use Wi-Fi to see through walls?
We use Wi-Fi to stay connected, but UC's Yasamin Mostofi shows that Wi-Fi can also be used to sense the world around us – even behind walls.
Climate change facts you need to know
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.
Precision Urban Agriculture Initiative tackles food deserts
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
A 'parking lot pitch' to the Pope
Last year, UC San Diego’s V. ‘Ram’ Ramanathan had an audience with Pope Francis in the parking lot of the Vatican. Ramanathan, who serves on the prestigious Pontifical Academy of Sciences panel, delivered what he calls a ‘parking lot pitch’ to the leader of the Catholic Church. Here, Ramanathan describes this moment and how it may have influenced the Pope’s subsequent position on the matter.
June 24, 2016
UC Riverside analysis finds businesses play outsized role in national, state and inland economies.
UC San Diego
June 23, 2016
Simulated temblors to go as high as the 2010 8.8-magnitude quake in Chile.
June 22, 2016
New CPU is 100 times more powerful than a modern laptop's, while remaining energy-efficient.
June 2, 2016
The University of California launched the TomKat UC Carbon Neutrality Project with a $300,000 gift from the TomKat Foundation, established by Tom Steyer and Kathryn Taylor. The TomKat UC Carbon Neutrality Project seeks to develop and deploy solutions to the challenges of climate change.
May 12, 2016
The University of California Board of Regents today (May 12) approved Christine Gulbranson as senior vice president for research innovation and entrepreneurship at UC’s Office of the President.
April 18, 2016
A competition that helps grad students build valuable skills in explaining the what and why of their research, the 2016 Grad Slam takes place April 22.