UC Office of the President
January 19, 2021
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Take a tour of your thoughts with the 'Glass Brain'
The Glass Brain is kind of like it sounds. It’s a colorful, 3-D window into all the mysterious activities that light up the brain.
Can we use Wi-Fi to see through walls?
We use Wi-Fi to stay connected, but UC's Yasamin Mostofi shows that Wi-Fi can also be used to sense the world around us – even behind walls.
Climate change facts you need to know
Under current guidelines, the planet is on target to warm up by 2 degrees Celsius in 2050 and by 4 degrees in 2100, triggering serious large-scale problems by the end of the century. UC San Diego's climate scientist V. Ramanathan accurately predicted this trend back in 1980. He says that if we make an effort to adopt existing technology today, we might be able to change our course on climate.
February 17, 2021
But a pair of UC Riverside studies finds that kids and pets don't offset isolation from social distancing, nor do video chats.
UC San Diego
February 11, 2021
A new pilot program uses wastewater and surface monitoring to detect the presence of SARS-CoV-2 in TK-8 schools and child care centers.
UC Santa Barbara
February 11, 2021
Dogs’ highly evolved noses can rapidly detect the SARS-CoV-2 virus, research finds.
January 14, 2021
UC announces 2021 Multicampus Research Programs and Initiatives (MRPI) competition winners.
October 7, 2020
University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., released today (Oct. 7) the statement below following the announcement of the Nobel Prize in chemistry. UC Berkeley biochemist Jennifer Doudna won the 2020 Nobel Prize, sharing it with colleague Emmanuelle Charpentier for the co-development of CRISPR-Cas9, a genome editing breakthrough that has revolutionized biomedicine.
September 21, 2020
More than 80 percent of California youth say they are strictly adhering to social distancing guidelines and 2 out of 3 are concerned about lifting public health restrictions too quickly, according to a new poll the University of California released today (Sept. 21).
July 21, 2020
The University of California today (July 21) released results from a new survey of California youth that provides insights into their political and civic engagement as the 2020 general election approaches amid COVID-19 challenges.