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.
July 29, 2019
A new finding suggests a gene linked to Alzheimer's may also be associated with lower IQ scores in childhood.
UC San Diego
July 23, 2019
Gene loss 2 to 3 million years ago may explain why coronary events are common in humans but rare in other animals.
July 18, 2019
UC Riverside research on mouse neural stem cells has implications for nicotine use.