UC Irvine via The Conversation
October 16, 2019
Students looking to gain an academic edge by taking Adderall and other stimulants will find it backfires.
How do our bodies fight off dangerous chemicals?Cells are like night club bouncers, says UC San Diego's Amro Hamdoun: With every substance that a cell encounters, it has to decide which to eliminate and which to let in.
How much sugar are you really eating?In the near future, the Nutrition Facts label on the back of packaged foods will have a new look and more information. UC Davis' Kimber Stanhope explains how this will reveal the amount of sugar that is added to our foods.
Ebola 101An infectious-disease expert at UC Berkeley offers a primer on the deadly Ebola virus.
New tactics, old foe: malariaVector biologist Anthony James takes a fresh look at how mosquitoes transmit malaria and other diseases.
September 19, 2019
People without sight can detect motion, distinguish light and dark with a new wireless device.
UCSF and UC Davis
September 12, 2019
CT scans deliver far higher doses of radiation than traditional X-rays, a factor patients should consider, researchers say.
September 11, 2019
A new clinical trial shows the medication ecopipam shortened stuttering episodes and increased speech fluency.