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July 29, 2015
Jagdeep Singh Bachher says such investing made investment sense and was necessary for the earth's sustainability.
July 28, 2015
UC Riverside Center for Conservation Biology researchers are studying drought's impact on Coachella Valley.
New York Times
July 24, 2015
A prodigy grows up to become one of the greatest mathematicians in the world.
- On Berkeley time? He keeps Campanile’s clocks ticking
- Autism's costs estimated to be $500 billion, potentially $1 trillion, by 2025
- Reshaping the solar spectrum to turn light to electricity
- A cataclysmic event of a certain age
- Q&A: Lucia Kaiser and Dorina Espinoza, nutrition researchers and educators
- Study may show way to predict autism or psychosis in children with genetic disorder
- University of California campuses dominate global rankings
- UC Santa Barbara is West Coast hub for photonics institute
- Almonds contribute little to carbon emissions, study finds
- Rice disease-resistance discovery closes loop for scientific integrity
- Drought, climate change fuel high-elevation California fires
- Curb the algae to keep Tahoe blue
- THOR kicks to the top of robot soccer
- Soybean oil may be more fattening than fructose or coconut oil
- Napolitano: Preserving the environment ‘a moral imperative’
- New support for human genome variation project
- Santa Barbara energy expert named 2015 Sustainability Champion
- Half of new UC students are first-generation college students
- Genome analysis pinpoints arrival, spread of first Americans
- Make it rain: Check out augmented reality teaching sandbox
July 28, 2015
University of California President Janet Napolitano will testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions tomorrow morning, Wednesday, July 29, in Washington, D.C., about UC efforts to prevent and respond to sexual violence and sexual assault.
The committee’s proceedings are scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. EDT (6 a.m. PDT), with testimony from senators, followed by a second panel that includes Napolitano.
Here’s a link for the webcast:
July 28, 2015
The University of California has released its annual report on systemwide employee compensation for calendar year 2014.
July 23, 2015
Measures are designed to ensure consistent response systemwide.
July 22, 2015
Wage increase will be phased in over three years; contracting policies also set to change.
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.
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."
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)