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  • Meet Wikipedia's resident paleoartist

    This Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory scientist moonlights as one of Wikipedia's most prolific illustrators.

  • It's not you. Bad doors are everywhere.

    Wondering why you never seem to open that door right? A UC San Diego professor finally explains.

  • 'Bending the curve' on climate change

    Renowned atmospheric scientist V. Ramanathan of UC San Diego's Scripps Institution of Oceanography explains how the state of California and the UC system together can lead the charge through the Carbon Neutrality Initiative and ‘bend the curve’ in global warming.

  • A 'parking lot pitch' to the Pope

    Last year, UC San Diego’s V. ‘Ram’ Ramanathan had an audience with Pope Francis in the parking lot of the Vatican. Ramanathan, who serves on the prestigious Pontifical Academy of Sciences panel, delivered what he calls a ‘parking lot pitch’ to the leader of the Catholic Church. Here, Ramanathan describes this moment and how it may have influenced the Pope’s subsequent position on the matter. 

  • Elizabeth Lyons portrait

    The science of work

    UC San Diego

    Are innovators born or are they created? Elizabeth Lyons sets out to answer questions just like this.

  • Teens doing some outdoor gardening

    Adolescents have a fundamental need to contribute

    UCLA via The Conversation

    Teens get a bad rap as selfish, dangerous risk-takers, but neuroscience and psychology are revising that image.

  • Male student typing on computer from book

    What makes college students tick?

    UC Irvine

    Eight years ago, we learned students spend half as much time on homework as they did in the '60s. What will we learn this time?

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