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  • The singular mind of Terry Tao

    New York Times

    A prodigy grows up to become one of the greatest mathematicians in the world.

  • UC President Napolitano's Global Food Initiative


    One of the first things President Napolitano did in office was launch an ambitious, timely project called the Global Food Initiative, aiming to "sustainably and nutritiously feed a world population expected to reach 8 billion by 2025." Its success may be Napolitano's legacy as UC president.

  • UC dominates best public university rankings

    Business Insider

    The UC system is a public-university powerhouse, according to a new list from the Center for World University Rankings. Of the top 10 best public universities in the country, UC contributes four.

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  • oyster in shell

    What oysters reveal about sea change

    Head out with ​M​ark Bittman as he braves the elements and cruises along the waters off Marshall, Calif. UC Davis researchers are helping local food producers like Hog Island Oyster Farm monitor the effects of ocean acidification on the marine ecosystem.

  • Mark Bittman and Yong Chen

    Chop suey's next wave

    Take a tour with Mark Bittman through the history of Chinese-American cuisine with his guide, UC Irvine's Yong Chen, author of "Chop Suey, USA: The Story of Chinese Food in America."

  • UC Davis: Cooking safely: Using a thermometer

    Want to be a top-notch chef? Make sure you use a thermometer. It ensures well-cooked, and safe, food, says Christine Bruhn, a UC Cooperative Extension specialist emerita.

  • Buck Fire, Riverside County, 2012

    Forecast for Southern California’s 2015 fire season

    Fire ecologist spells out what could be ahead for the Southland in this fourth year of severe drought. (Image courtesy of Cal Fire)

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