April 08, 2014
Four young men who have been paralyzed for years achieved groundbreaking progress — moving their legs — as a result of epidural electrical stimulation of the spinal cord.
In the News
April 14, 2014
Murderous pets and hungry jaguars are only some of the stories cultures use to explain lunar eclipses. Scientists from Lawrence Livermore Lab and elsewhere probe lunar legends in anticipation of Monday night's eclipse.
Chronicle of Higher Education
April 10, 2014
Graduation rates are nearly the same for students across racial and income groups at UC Riverside. Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox discusses what works and what doesn’t for improving student success.
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April 09, 2014
Whether in fiction or history, women often have gotten a bad rap for being fickle. But it may just be evolution. A landmark UCLA meta-analysis suggests that ovulating women have evolved to prefer mates who display ‘sexy traits.'
- Online registry aims to drive brain disease research
- Field study shows why food quality will suffer with rising CO2
- Laser researchers revolutionize aviation industry
- Ban cigarette filters, urge researchers
- E-cigarettes: Does smokeless mean harmless?
- Benioffs give hospitals $100M
Arts & Humanities
- Remembering lives lost
- In dust of WWII camps, Japanese culture blossomed
- Using art to reimagine history
Students & Alumni
- Students inspire UC sustainability policies
- Saving diabetics from blindness in post-conflict Libya
- Whatever floats their boat
Faculty & Staff
- Historian wins Pulitzer Prize for second time
- Guggenheim fellowships go to 15 UC researchers, artists
- A mission of nutrition, a wardrobe of fruits and veggies
Despite their simple marine forms, jellies may provide answers to complex environmental questions.
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.
Nobel laureate Randy Schekman is a UC Berkeley professor and a UCLA alumnus. From the pinnacle of achievement, Schekman credits public higher education as the foundation of his success. Schekman will participate in UC's Graduate Research Day, calling for more student support.
Explore how the the nature of highly seasonal rainfall cycles and periodic fires create conditions that have shaped Mediterranean climate ecosystems.
April 02, 2014
President Napolitano sent a letter this week to low-income California students who scored well on PSAT tests, encouraging them to take rigorous courses and pursue a college education.
March 28, 2014
Dwaine Duckett, UC’s vice president for human resources, released a statement about the contract ratification by members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME).
March 25, 2014
UC President Janet Napolitano comments on the departure of CFO Peter Taylor.
March 23, 2014
Agreement on a four-year contract for nearly 13,000 patient care technical employees will avert planned strike at UC medical centers.