In the News
July 1, 2015
If you run into an old friend at the train station, your memory will forever link the person you saw with the place where you saw them. For the first time, researchers have been able to see that sort of link being created in people's brains.
June 30, 2015
UC Davis offers helpful tips to prevent foodborne illnesses this grilling season.
June 24, 2015
Study, co-authored by a UC Berkeley professor, suggests that smiling at or sharing a positive moment with someone of another race can have a big impact on others.
- First successful heart transplant after using experimental artificial organ
- Scholarships available for UC Santa Cruz organic farming apprenticeships
- Santa Cruz develops online courses available to all UC students
- Concrete jungle: Cities adapt to growing ranks of urban wildlife
- Stem cell gene therapy holds promise for eliminating HIV infection
- A win-win-win-win
- UC Davis saves 61 million gallons of water a year
- Congo Basin Institute partnership is a ‘game-changer’ for environmental protection
- 13 UC projects win statewide sustainability awards
- Bone-building protein stimulates bone stem cells
- Exit dinosaurs, enter fishes
- Why are some children more giving than others?
- UC Berkeley honors Barbara Allen-Diaz
- Why have the seabirds gone?
- Williams Institute research played role in same-sex marriage decision
- Turning the tables on cancer
- Coffee, from farm to cup
- How the law works for law breakers
- Researchers launch landmark study of LGBTQ health
- California tackles water-energy interdependence by getting decision-makers to talk
June 30, 2015
The annual awards recognize the nation’s most exceptional young scientists and engineers. This is the first time that all three winners have hailed from one university system.
June 16, 2015
UC was granted 453 utility patents in 2014 for discoveries made by its researchers. As of June 2014, the university had 4,448 active U.S. patents in total.
June 3, 2015
The search committee consists of UC regents, faculty, administrators and senior scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, which is managed by UC for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science.
June 2, 2015
The Board of Regents will vote on the recommendation at its July meeting; if approved, Marcela Ramirez will become the 42nd student regent since the position was established in 1975.
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.
Fire ecologist spells out what could be ahead for the Southland in this fourth year of severe drought. (Image courtesy of Cal Fire)
As part of a UC Global Food Initiative project to communicate agricultural science, UC Davis grad students and postdocs produced this video to help explain why farmers may choose to buy new seeds every year rather than save seeds.
Dandelion, anyone? 'Mark Bittman: California Matters' premieres with a look at urban foraging and the nutritional value of wild edibles.