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    Help keep the University of California affordable

    Today's students deserve the same great UC education as previous generations. Let's grow California together.

  • 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.

  • The Global Warming Facts You Need to Know

    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.

  • How to erase a memory – and restore it

    UC San Diego

    Researchers have erased and reactivated memories in rats, profoundly altering the animals’ reaction to past events; development may bolster Alzheimer's research.
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    Unintended result from curbing invaders

    UC Davis

    What to do when eradicating invasive species threatens endangered ones? Proceed with a careful balancing act.
  • Fig. 1 — Amy Rowat

    The squishiness of cancer cells

    Fig. 1 by University of California

    How squishy are your cells? Cells are tiny, but what they can reveal about human health is profound.

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