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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.

  • FUEGO satellite

    Time is ripe for fire detection satellite

    UC Berkeley

    Researchers have designed a fire-spotting satellite that could be built for a few hundred million dollars – a fraction of the nation’s annual fire-fighting budget – and orbited to spot fires earlier and save lives and property.
  • Low-wage fast-food jobs leave hefty tax bill

    UC Berkeley

    Fast food may seem cheap, but a new report says the fast-food industry costs American taxpayers nearly $7 billion annually because its jobs pay so little that 52 percent of fast food workers are forced to sign their family members up for public assistance.
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    World ocean systems undermined by climate change by 2100

    Scripps Institution of Oceanography

    Scientists warn against the high risk of degradation of marine ecosystems and the human hardships that may result.

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