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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.

  • New strategies pinpoint breast cancer risk, spare many from agony

    UC Office of the President

    With the help of donations from state tax filers, the California Breast Cancer Research Program funds innovative research. Studies have led to simple tests that guide treatment by distinguishing non-invasive forms of the cancer from aggressive types.
  • Secrets of human speech uncovered

    UC San Francisco

    The brain works like a symphony, controlling the vocal tract during the act of speaking.
  • UC researchers win new Breakthrough Prize

    UC Office of the President

    Napoleone Ferrara of UC San Diego and Shinya Yamanaka of the UCSF Gladstone Institutes among inaugural recipients.

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