University of California
August 13, 2015
International team with multiple UC researchers pinpoints young, giant planet with characteristics shared by those in our solar system.
In the News
August 27, 2015
UC Merced entered its second decade of instruction Wednesday, when classes started for an estimated 6,600 students.
August 26, 2015
Capitol Weekly's top 100 list of influential people in California boasts UC's president at the No. 10 spot.
August 25, 2015
San Francisco is adding warning labels on advertisements for sugary beverages; UCSF's Laura Schmidt, who helped advise the city on the first-in-the-nation law, is interviewed.
- Millet Project shows grain isn't just for the birds
- The shifting concept of 'home'
- A teaching moment in the Ashley Madison hack
- High-tech project will restore recorded Native American voices
- HIV particles don't cause AIDS — our own immune cells do
- NIH grants to help turn discoveries into medical advances
- Campus enters second decade poised for growth
- Gift will launch Scripps climate center
- Sequencing of barley genome achieves new milestone
- 3-D-printed tiny fish do more than swim
- Drought tips available for farmers
- UC dominates Washington Monthly's college rankings
- Farm to label: How alumnus helped bring organic labeling policy to the nation
- It's a dog's life — but better
- Grant aims to help keep underrepresented students in school
- Hopeful outlook for some human stem cell therapies
- Male or female? It's not always so simple
- New antenna design could aid interplanetary communication
- Caught in a complex web
- Central Coast cities at significant tsunami risk
August 24, 2015
A distinguished scientist, Dr. Claire Max is a professor of astronomy and astrophysics at UC Santa Cruz and an astronomer at UC Observatories.
August 19, 2015
Recipients were selected for their Oakland-centric community service work, which amounted to hundreds of hours of volunteer efforts.
August 4, 2015
PrimeUC is collaborating with Johnson & Johnson Innovation, LLC to give one $150,000 award and three $50,000 awards to companies with early-stage innovations related to therapeutics, consumer health, medical devices and diagnostics.
July 28, 2015
President Janet Napolitano will testify before the U.S. Senate Committee about UC efforts to prevent and respond to sexual violence and sexual assault.
To most of us, dust is just something we clean off our furniture; but to scientists, dust can cause big problems in the lab. UC San Diego's Janelle Shane explains how just one of these particles can ruin microscopic components.
Can video games be an effective teaching tool in the classroom? UC San Diego computer scientist Sarah Guthals believes they can be. With her startup ThoughtSTEM, she’s working with teachers to bring computer science into the K-12 curriculum.
Sit down with Mark Bittman as he brunches with UC Berkeley's Saru Jayaraman to discuss her pioneering work with labor justice and the ongoing movement for change in the national restaurant industry.
Head out with Mark 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.