UC Santa Barbara
August 31, 2015
Thanks to its prevalence as garbage in the ocean, plastics have been ingested by 90 percent of individual seabirds now living.
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.
- The war on climate change: Are we at a new tipping point?
- Promising new treatment for deadliest form of brain cancer
- UC campuses ranked high for entrepreneurship
- Soak it up
- Rainforest Cowboys
- Completely paralyzed man voluntarily moves his legs
- First evidence of how obstructive sleep apnea damages the brain
- Bike injuries rise, especially among older riders
- Magnetic fields provide a new way to communicate wirelessly
- What would it take to end California’s drought?
- Healthy heart lessons from dogs, cats and surfers
- Virtually all seabirds have eaten plastic
- Hunting for green treasure
- DNA guides 3-D printing of human tissue
- Deflecting asteroids: fact or fiction?
- Federal funds will help launch nutrition and obesity research center
- More than 750,000 elderly Californians ‘unofficially’ poor
- Sleep deprived? Expect to get sick too
- Drones aid agriculture
- Millet Project shows grain isn't just for the birds
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.
Hugs. High fives. Fist bumps. Touch is an essential part of how people communicate with one another. UC Berkeley psychology professor Dacher Keltner examined NBA games to see if there is a relationship between a team's success and how often they touch.
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.