In the News

  • Should you be afraid of spiders??

    UC Riverside spider expert reveals the good, the bad, and the ugly about the eight-legged arachnids — and tells us how to deal with truly scary spiders.
  • Pet dog might reduce asthma risk

    California Watch

    New research from UCSF and the University of Michigan indicates that dust from houses where dogs are present may provide protection from a virus associated with a higher risk of developing childhood asthma.
  • Schedule your own Golden Gate Bridge flash

    UC Berkeley

    Through the website, anyone can now schedule Solar Beacon — heliostats mounted on the Golden Gate Bridge by UC Berkeley space scientists — to flash sunlight in their eyes, like the glint of the sun off a car’s mirror.

  • Grateful Dead Archive opens museum

    San Francisco Chronicle

    UC Santa Cruz's McHenry Library is home to the iconic band's archive, parts of which will be on public display.
  • Alex Morgan leads American charge toward soccer gold

    Salt Lake Tribune

    Cal alumna shines on women’s team hoping for a third straight Olympic gold medal.