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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.

  • Greenland river

    Geographers create 'easy button' to calculate river flows from space

    UCLA

    The frustrated attempts of a graduate student to quantify the amount of water draining from Greenland's melting ice sheet led him to devise a new way to measure river flows using satellite images.
  • BICEP2 and South Pole Telescope

    Glimpse of Big Bang 'fingerprint'

    UC San Diego

    Cosmologists detect curling patterns that appear to have resulted from the initial expansion of the universe.
  • dry river bed

    Long dry spells ahead

    Scripps Institution of Oceanography

    By century's end, some parts of the world will have as much as a month less rainfall.

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